The ban on routine castration in Europe – is it progressing?

A ban on routine castration in Europe by the end of 2018? Will boar taint affect the sales of pork and what are the potential alternatives to surgical castration.
calendar icon 13 July 2018
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Emily Houghton

Editor, The Pig Site

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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