Improving Sow Comfort to Ensure Good Health and Welfare in Group Housing Systems

Rubber flooring has a protective cushioning effect that improves the welfare of group-housed sows during pregnancy, which could help extend the animals' productive life, according to Julia Adriana Calderón Díaz. She reported two experiments at the Moorepark Research Dissemination Day 'Lameness in Pigs' in July 2013.
calendar icon 29 August 2013
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