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on August 4, 2017

7 ways to reduce tail biting in pigs

Tail biting is a perennial problem without a clear causative factor or a definitive solution.

Tail biting remains a problem among pigs. Docking tails helps reduce the outbreak of incidences, but docking is viewed nowadays as the next target towards increasing animal welfare. Thus, we must find other ways to prevent, cure and treat tail biting in pigs.

This problem affects pigs of…

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