Group housing for sows

15-07-2007 | | |

Welfare issues concerning pig housing are becoming prominent in North America. The US and Canada are rapidly moving away from the use of gestation crates for sows – following similar developments in the European Union six years ago. In this series, Pig Progress takes a closer look, into the alternatives and into the sows’ needs.

Keywords: sows, group housing, USA, Smithfield, Murphy-Brown

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.6
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Progress Volume 23 No-6 2007