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Pig Processing & Slaughter / Sows & Hogs / Pig Welfare
on April 6, 2017

Optimum fasting times for pigs before slaughter

Like all routines on a pig unit, fasting times is an area that constantly needs to be reviewed, quantified and assessed over time.

It is of major benefit to the pig, the producer and the processor that we get fasting times correct. This is a very serious issue on several fronts, and if you as a producer are guilty of sub-optimum fasting times, it may just be worth your while reading on.

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