Towards a more ‘humane’ castration for piglets

15-07-2007 | | |

Affluent consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about how pigs are reared; this means the practice of male piglet castration is a growing issue. As the practice is considered necessary, there is a growing need to find ‘humane’ ways of piglet castration. How to do that? Here’s a summary of the options.

Keywords: Castration, Netherlands, anaesthetics, immunocastration, piglets

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