Effect of Olfactory Stimulation during Suckling on Agonistic Behaviour in Weaned Pigs

The application of a banana scent to the skin of the mammary glands increased milk consumption by the piglets, according to researchers based in Espinardo, Spain. While the treatment did not affect post-weaning performance was applied to the feed trough, the presence of the banana scent during the suckling phase was associated with less aggressive behaviour in these piglets.
calendar icon 23 February 2012
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