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on September 15, 2017

Pain management in pigs: practical approaches

The concept of pain control is elaborate, and welfare expectations on farm are continually evolving to keep up with new research and consumer demands.

Over the last twenty years, there has been an ever-increasing focus on welfare in all sectors of animal agriculture. Each sector has its own challenges, and in swine these include, but are not limited to, pain control, housing expectations, transport and enrichment. Currently in Canada these topics are becoming increasingly…

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