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Pain caused by farrowing in sows

Pain caused by farrowing in sows

E.Mainau, D. Temple, P. Llonch, X.Manteca More information Download PDF Technical document Farrowing is a painful and risky process for both the sow and the...

Visitor effect on zoo animals

Visitor effect on zoo animals

M. Salas, X. Manteca Download PDF technical sheet Zoos and other centres that hold wild animals in captivity face different issues that can have a direct...

Hennovation guidelines: End-of-Lay

Hennovation guidelines: End-of-Lay

D.Temple, C.Weeks, T.van Niekerk, X.Manteca Download PDF Guidelines Towards the end of the laying period (EoL), the hens are either removed from the laying...

Assessment of pain in sheep

Assessment of pain in sheep

X.Manteca, D.Temple, E.Mainau, P.Llonch Download PDF Technical document More information Pain is a major welfare issue and sheep may experience pain as a...

Neonatal mortality in piglets

Neonatal mortality in piglets

E. Mainau, D. Temple, X. Manteca More information Download PDF Technical document Neonaltal piglet mortality is a major economic and welfare issue in pig...

Welfare during milking

Welfare during milking

D.Temple, E.Mainau, X.Manteca Milking is considered one of the most important routine tasks done by dairy cattle farmers and is also rated as the most...

Tail biting in pigs

Tail biting in pigs

D.Temple, E.Mainau, X.Manteca More information Download PDF Technical document Tail biting represents both a major animal welfare and economic problem for the...

Stress in farm animals

Stress in farm animals

D.Temple, E.Mainau, X.Manteca More information Download PDF Technical document The term “stress” has been widely used in biology to describe a set of...

Effect of castration on pig welfare

Effect of castration on pig welfare

D.Temple, E.Mainau, X.Manteca More information Download PDF Technical document Castration in males consists of the removal of the testes or the inhibition of...

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