Post-natal Piglet Husbandry Practices and Well-being: Alternative Techniques in Combination

Research at Purdue University reveals that conducting procedures such as teeth re-section, identification, iron administration, castration and tail-docking can be carried out in ways less stressful to the piglets. The duration of handling is a critical factor in the degree of stress when these procedures are carried out.
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