International research team investigate Canada’s livestock transport practices

New research investigating welfare during transport shows that greater loading density increases the risk of a pig becoming non-ambulatory or dying.
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Faucitano, L., Rioja-Lang, F.C., Brown, J.A. and Brockhoff, E.J.
(2019) A Review of Swine Transportation Research on Priority Welfare Issues: a Canadian Perspective. Frontiers in veterinary science, 6:36.

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Emily Houghton is a Zoology graduate from Cardiff University and was the editor of The Pig Site from October 2017 to May 2020. Emily has worked in livestock husbandry, and has written, conducted and assisted with research projects regarding the synthesis of welfare and productivity of free-range food species.

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