Synergy for preventing damaging behaviour in group housed pigs and chickens

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Some other interesting websites...

  • Utopian realism (blog): http://utopianrealism.blogspot.ie/
  • FareWellDock:  A three-year research project which is part of the Animal Health and Welfare (ANIHWA) ERA-net initiative, investigating ' the hazards related to using tail docking as a preventive measure in comparison with the hazard of being tail bitten, as well as on solving some of the main risk factors of tail biting':  http://farewelldock.eu/
  • PigWatch project (ERANET): https://pigwatch.net/en/
  • IPEMA Cost action aimed at facilitating the development of integrated solutions for the development of alternatives to the surgical castration of piglets, namely raising entire males and immunocastration: http://www.ca-ipema.eu/management--housing
  • The EU Commission: Information on how to reduce the need for tail docking: https://ec.europa.eu/food/animals/welfare/practice/farm/pigs/tail-docking_en


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PigWatch project