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 Berlin. The various parties reflect and discuss with each other on the situation and developments to no longer castrate piglets in Germany by 2019 without anesthesia. Attached the invitation and program of the day (in German).
Boars on the way is a collaboration of stakeholders from the Dutch pig sector, aiming to end castration of male pigs within the European Union. Members of the steering committee include the Dutch Pig Farmers Organisation (POV), Vion, Topigs Norsvin, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Dutch Organisation for the Protection of Animals.