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Sows & Hogs / Sow Group Housing
on September 9, 2014

Sow group housing: Is it catching on in the US?

Today, more than 80 percent of the sows in the US use gestation crates — a trend that is under pressure from animal rights activists.

For better or for worse, a certain number of U.S. hog farmers will make the change from gestation crates to group sow housing as meat packers start pressuring them to change.

Today, more than 80 percent of the sows in the U.S. use gestation crates — a trend that is…

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