Content tagged "swine behavior and welfare"

Maintaining the Pork Industry Tradition of Responsible Animal Care through Applying Scientifically Sound Animal Care Guidlines

Updated: November 23, 2010

Originally published as a National Pork Board/American Association of Swine Veterinarians Fact Sheet. Each pork producer’s professional judgement,...

Cognition and Welfare of the Pig

Updated: November 23, 2010

Author: Candace Croney, Oregon State University Reviewers: Dr. Ed Pajor, Purdue University; Dr. Emily Patterson-Kane, Purdue University Concerns about the...

Welfare of Pigs During Transport

Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Updated: April 20, 2010

Originally published as a National Pork Board Factsheet. Author: Temple Grandin, Department of Animal Sciences,Colorado State University The purpose of this...

Swine Stress and Pathogen Shedding

Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Updated: April 20, 2010

Originally published as a National Pork Board Factsheet. Author: Julie Morrow, Livestock Issue Research Unit, USDA-ARS Lubbock, TX Meeting consumer concerns...

Handling Pigs

Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Updated: April 20, 2010

Originally published as PIH-116. Authors: Temple Grandin, Colorado State University; Collette Schultz-Kaster, Milan, Missouri Reviewers: Kenneth and Debra...

Animal Welfare Resolution: National Pork Board January 2002

Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Updated: April 20, 2010

Originally published as a National Pork Board Factsheet. Animal welfare guidelines developed without a sound scientific basis puts the welfare of the animal...

Economic Impacts of Increasing Finishing Pig Space Allocation

Hogs, Pigs, and Pork Updated: April 08, 2010

This project was funded by the National Pork Board. Authors: Brian Buhr, University of Minnesota; Derald Holtkamp, Iowa State University; Michael Brumm,...

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