Archive for March 2016

Pursuit of performance must not compromise good welfare record

The continual improvements that Denmark’s pig industry is making to sow productivity are commendable, but with pre-weaning mortality still above 20% in many herds, the UK industry must consider if emulating the ‘Danish model’ is the best approach. “Although Danish producers are targeting a 2% reduction in pre-weaning mortality by 2020, levels will still be…

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