Can Group-Housed Sows be Raised at Lower Temperatures to Reduce Barn Heating Costs?

Operant mechanisms allow sows housed in group systems to control their own environmental temperatures, allowing for lower barn temperatures, according to B. Predicala, A. Alvarado, D. Beaulieu and J. Brown of the Prairie Swine Centre (PSC) in Canada in the Centre's Annual Report for 2013-14.
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