The easy and realistic solution is to produce entire boars or to immunocastrate. However, there are countries who are leaning more toward anesthesia.
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Pig castration: Where are we at in finding alternatives?
The German Cabinet has ratified the regulation through which the German farmers will be able to anaesthetise their piglets with isofluorane to eliminate pain during castration.German farmers will be able to anaesthetise piglets to castrate them
Germany: castration of piglets without anaesthesia for two more years
The transition period for the prohibition of the castration of piglets of less than 7 days of age without anaesthesia is extended for two years.
The approval of isofluorane is an important step to fulfil the legal requirement of avoiding pain when castrating piglets.Germany approves isofluorane to castrate piglets painlessly
The Great Coalition in Berlin has given an answer to the pig producers' concerns and wants to postpone the ban on piglet castration without anaesthetics.Germany: possible postponement of the ban on piglet castration
Some 1,000 farmers showed their unrest due to the situation in the sector before the seat of the Conference of Ministers of Agriculture.Germany: farmers against the new law on piglet castration
Surgical castration has a negative impact on production in the suckling period, especially in pigs in the three lower quartiles for body weight.Surgical castration with pain relief affects the health and productive