This is one of the parameters that must be established between producers and the meat industry as it affects food safety, animal welfare and meat quality.
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We are all well aware of how important it is to have a correct replacement rate, BUT are we aware of the importance and costs related to staff turnover?
List of practical measures applied in our daily work with good results. Those measures must be considered as a whole and never individually.
This time, Joan Wennberg discusses the different feeding and environmental control systems in the farrowing house with Heraclio Corchón and Javier Lorente
Lifting partitions in the farrowing unit allows piglets from different litters to mix, sharing teats and socializing.
Community legislation on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed is currently being reviewed with the aim of contributing to the reduction of antimicrobial resistance. The points of debate of these regulations are...
As pork producers, the only way forward is to rationalize and reduce the use of antibiotics which, in addition, could be a clear business opportunity.