Pig Welfare News
News published on October 17, 2018:
Researchers at the University of Missouri have successfully produced a litter of pigs that are genetically resistant to a deadly porcine virus.
Coronaviruses, highly contagious and widespread viruses...
News published on August 6, 2015:
Veterinary pharmaceuticals standed out at a major event in Mexico
Agrovet Market Animal Health participated in the XLIX AMVEC Congress 2015, organized by the Board of the Association of Pig Specialized Veterin...
News published on May 18, 2011:
Welfare will continue to be a big issue in the pig industry and genetic selection for improved efficiency and ethics are not necessarily antagonistic to ethical production. Genetic selection can improve welfare...
News published on April 14, 2009:
The use of individual gestation accommodations (IGAs) for dry sows in commercial pork production is an issue that has raised much debate. Public perceptions and misconceptions of welfare issues have the potenti...
CAST via AG Professional
News published on September 25, 2006:
Producers make daily management decisions for the best practice of their property and the welfare of their pigs. However, these decisions are now being viewed under tighter scrutiny due to the introduction of P...
Australian Pork Limited
News published on November 17, 2004:
The European Commission is considering the economic impact of animal welfare proposals to be put forward next year, affecting slatted flooring systems, space allowances and castration.
The EU executive plans...