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Swine it #44 Tail biting in finishing pigs: what is the impact of each risk factor? - Dr Flaviana Gottardo and Dr Annalisa Scollo

21 June 2020, at 11:22am

Ammonia levels, stocking density, number of pigs per caregiver, type of floor, and timeliness of feed supply are the 5 biggest factors affecting tail-biting

Dr Flaviana Gottardo and Dr Annalisa Scollo

What you will learn:

Our guests are Dr Flaviana Gottardo and Dr Annalisa Scollo. Dr. Gottardo is graduated in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Padova (1992); Ph.D. in Animal Science at the University of Padova (1996). Researcher in Animal Science since 2009 and Associated Professor of Farm Animal Husbandry and Welfare at the University of Padova from 2006. Dr Scollo is a veterinarian since 2009 and obtained a Ph.D. on pig welfare. Associate Professor at the University of Padova, she has participated in several research projects having to do with the pig sector, with special attention to welfare.

Listen to the podcast here: https://podtail.com/en/podcast/swine-it/tail-biting-in-finishing-pigs-what-is-the-impact-o/


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