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Modification payment Tönnies uncastrated fattening of pigs into effect

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“From 1-1-2019 it is forbidden in Germany to castrate piglets without pain control. Based on controversial discussion about the right way to do so, there is much uncertainty in the …

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Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize to switch entirely to boar meat

To this end, the chain will cooperate with a network of over 200 pig farmers in Belgium. So writes Vilt [Belgian agriculture and horticulture info centre]. The idea is for …

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France: Focus on castration increasing

March 1, 2017 The French animal welfare organisation PMAF (Protection mondiale des animaux de ferme) currently started a massive communication campaign against piglet castration. The campaign is based on posters that …

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Many questions and great interest in non-castration in Wallonia

On February 14, 2017 a meeting of the College des Producteurs Wallonie took place in Namur, (Belgium). Most important topic in the program was a discussion about whether or not …

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Meeting European Expert Group on non-castration in Brussels

On January 10, 2017 the European expert group came together in Brussels to talk about stopping surgical castration of pigs. At the sixth meeting of the group representatives from 20 …

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Ferkelkastration — Lebensmittelhändler preschen vor

Der Gezetzgeber in Deutschland verbietet ab 2019, das Ferkel ohne Betübung kastriert werden dArfen. Um sicherzustellen, das der in 2013 getroffene Beschluss umgezsetzt werden kann, hat der Bundesregierung noch im …

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Pig castration: will the EU manage to ban pig castration by 2018?

source: Porcine Health Management 20 December 2016 In 2010, the European Declaration on alternatives to surgical castration of pigs was agreed. The Declaration stipulates that from January 1, 2012, surgical …

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Meeting EU Expertgroup on castration in Brussels

The next meeting of the European expert group on piglet castration will take place on January 10, 2017 in Brussels. The meeting is organized by the Animal Welfare Division of …

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Winter meeting ZNVG Impossible to ignore signals in society

On December 6, 2016 a seminar took place in Nortof (Germany)on the complex subject of castration of male piglets. The Seminar was organized by ZNVG (Vermarktungsgemeinschaft für Zucht- und Nutzvie). …

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Qualität von Jungeber, Börgen und Jungsauen

Preventive Massnahmen wie Fütterung, Zucht und die Einrichtung vom Stall sind wirksam bei der Verringerung der Ebergeruch Fleischwirtschaft International 6/2016 Dr.ir. Gé Backus, Projektkoordinator der Wageningen UR-Forschung zur Ferkelkastration sowie Vorsitzender …

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Tagung in Nortof am 6.12.2016 über die Herausforderungen von nicht kastrierten Männlichen Ferkel

Am 6.Dezember 2016 wird in Nortof die ZNVG Wintertagung organisiert. Das Programm der Tagung bezieht sich auf die Herausforderungen für die Zukunft des Branches, wenn männliche Ferkel nicht kastriert sind. …

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Sensory Quality Control of Boar Taint

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Sensory Quality Control of Boar Taint  PhD-thesis Johanna Trautmann, University of Goettingen The concerns about pig castration have led to changes in European law and will most certainly have lasting …

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Castration of pigs in Germany QS carried out impact assessment

Fleischwirtschaft QS has carried out an impact assessment on the consequences of stopping castration of piglets in Germany as of 2019. Prohibition of castration of pigs without anesthesia in Germany …

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Ferkelkastration in Deutschland QS legt Folgenabschätzung vor

November 25, 2016 fleischwirtschaft.de  BONN QS liegt Folgenabschaetzung vor Verbot der betübungslosen Ferkelkastration ab 2019 in Deutschland wird erhebliche Auswirkungen haben – Experten erwarten starken Strukturwandel bei Erzeugern und Schlachtbetrieben …

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Exit from unstunned piglet castration

In June 2016, more than 200 experts discussed the withdrawal from the unstunned piglet castration at a joint meeting of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and QS …

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Sensory quality of boar taint: an interesting thesis

M.Sc.Agr. Johanna Trautman of the Department of Animal Sciences at the Georg-August-Univestity of Goettingen (DE) published an interesting thesis on Boar taint. The thesis contains a.o. the following interesting information. …

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Tierschutzbund droht mit Austritt

Der Deutsche Tierschutzbund droht, die Mitarbeit in der der sogenannten Initiative Tierwohl von Handel, Produzenten und Landwirtschaft aufzukA?ndigen und warnt vor Verbraucherbetrug.

1,500 signatures against German ban on castration

1,500 people have signed a petition in Germany against the ban on castration of boars without anesthesia from January 1, 2019. This writes the German website TopAgrar. From January 1, …

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Castration of pigs in Germany, many positions but one goal

fleischwirtschaft.de – BERLIN The prescribed stop of castration without anesthesia in Germany per 2019 is getting closer. The development of alternative methods for castration of piglets without anesthesia has progressed …

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Raus aus der Absatzfalle

fleischwirtschaft.de – BERLIN The search for alternatives for the castration of piglets without anesthesia from 2019 in Germany has an impact on the German producers of meat and sausage . Read …

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Editorial comment AFZ about the German ban on castration of piglets

Chief editor Jörg Schiffeler of the Allgemeine Fleischer Zeitung shares his editorial comment on the news site of Fleischwirtschaft.de about the ban on castration of piglets without anesthesia in Germany …

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Campig Boar taint research in Russia and China

Recent results are known from Campig boar taint research among 120 Russian and 120 Chinese female consumers. The study focused on the sensitivity to androstenone and skatole in the study …

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2018 is in sight. The countdown started also in Germany

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From January 1, 2019 pigs in Germany may no longer be castrated without anesthesia. This is enshrined in German law. Major marketparties such as Rewe, Edeka Südwest, Aldi Nord and …

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