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Presentation Annechien ten Have

December 11, 2017 At the IPEMA industry workshop which took take place in Cluj-Napoca on 29.09.2017 Annechien ten Have did give a presentation about her twenty years experience with raising …

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EU: Castration without anaesthesia still common

Less than a year before its own deadline, the pig industry in the European Union is still widely castrating without anaesthesia. Several years ago, the European pig industry voluntarily opted …

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Ferkelkastration – Der Ausweg aus der Kastrationsfalle

Dienstag, 17. Januar 2017 fleischwirtschaft.de – MÜNCHEN Neue Alternative für die Kastration von Ferkeln. Rechtsgutachten zeigt gangbaren Weg, aber Forschung ist nötig. Das Ende der betübungslosen Ferkelkastration naht mit Riesenschritten. …

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Quality of boars, barrows and gilts

December 2, 2016 Preventive measures like feeding, breeding and housing are effective in reducing boar taint Fleischwirtschaft Inernational 6/2016 By Dr.ir. Gé Backus, project coordinator for the Wageningen UR research on …

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Stopping piglet castration causes headaches in Lower Saxony

December 2, 2016 Fleischwirtschaft.de Editors desk 1 December 2016 HANNOVER Lower Saxony’s sows and pigs producers are uncertain because there is still a lack of practical solutions for the withdrawal …

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Ferkelkastration — Ausstieg bereitet Kopfzerbrechen

Redaktion fleischwirtschaft.de 1. Dezember 2016 HANNOVER Niedersachsens Sauen- und Schweinehalter sind verunsichert, denn es fehlt weiter an praxistauglichen Lesungen für den Ausstieg aus der betübungslosen Ferkelkastration. Dieser muss nach Angaben des …

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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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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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Tierschutz mit einschneidenden Folgen

August 29, 2016 Ein Schnitt, ein Schrei und schon ist alles vorbei  diese Tradition in Ferkelställen hat auch in Deutschland ausgedient. Der Ausstieg aus der betubungslosen Kastration ist seit der …

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Ban on castration of piglets without anesthesia in Germany

June 15, 2016 Journalist Renate Kühlcke of Fleischwirtschaft.de writes an analysis of the current status of pig castration in Germany. As of January 1, 2019, the ban on castration without …

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Symposium 9. June 2016 in Berlin, ending castration of piglets without anesthesia

On June 9, 2016, the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture organizes a symposium on the theme of ending castration of piglets without anesthesia. The symposium will take place in …

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Belgian research on housing pigs and effect on boar taint

Eline Kowalski, a student at the University of Ghent conducted a study for her master’s thesis, to examine the effect of separated and mixed fattening of pigs on boar taint. …

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Study: How to lower occurrence of boar taint

Researchers from the Netherlands are about to publish an extensive research towards the reduction of boar taint when raising en using entire males in the food chain. The paper, to …

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The research program on ending castration of male pigs by Wageningen UR Life Sciences is accepted

The paper presenting the results of the program was aimed at evaluating 1) sensory evaluation of meat from entire mail pigs 2) preventive measures to reduce boar taint prevalence 3) …

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