Effects of Transport Conditions and Vehicle Design on the Welfare and Meat Quality of Pigs in Canada

When transporting hogs to market, pigs in the bottom front compartment had the highest heart rate measures at unloading, and also produced the highest incidence of DFD pork, according to J. Brown, T. Crowe, S. Torrey, R. Bergeron, T. Widowski, J. Correa, L. Faucitano and H. Gonyou in the Prairie Swine Centre Annual Report 2009.
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