Development of Ante- and Post-mortem Meat Inspection of Pigs as a Welfare Diagnostic Tool (PIGWELFIND): Research Update

Tail-biting has a significant and greatly underestimated economic impact on the profitability of pig farming, Dr Dayane Teixeira and Dr Laura Boyle of Teagasc, Moorepark told the Teagasc Pig Farmers Conference in October 2013. In their study, the estimated cost of tail-biting per pig was €1.69.
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