Switzerland- Pig castration

Castration of male piglets without anaesthesia will be banned in Switzerland by 2010. As alternative solutions there are the following methods: castration with Isoflurane narcosis and vaccination against boar taint. The vaccination against boar taint is favoured by veterinarians, animal welfare and consumer groups and represents an optimal solution for producers.
Monday 16 March 2009 (9 years 8 months 2 days ago)
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Castration of male piglets without anaesthesia will be banned in Switzerland by 2010. As alternative solutions there are the following methods: castration with Isoflurane narcosis and vaccination against boar taint. The vaccination against boar taint is favoured by veterinarians, animal welfare and consumer groups and represents an optimal solution for producers.

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