The Animal Health and Welfare unit, from the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, published a report on entire male pig best practices. The study considers practices used in production and across the supply chain in relation to the rearing and slaughter of entire males or pigs vaccinated against boar taint. Below we provide a summary of the best practices that were identified per actor.
The report focuses solely on practices that proved to be successful in commercial conditions, rather than looking at presumed best practices, current trials or future initiatives.
Farm level best practices:
Slaughterhouse best practices:
Retail and food service best practices:
Source: Animal Health and Welfare unit report, Establishing best practices on the production, the processing and the marketing of meat from uncastrated pigs or pigs vaccinated against boar taint (immunocastrated).
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