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Prevention of tail biting may require extra effort

Research suggests farmers need to use multiple measures to prevent tail biting in slaughter pigs, especially pigs with intact tails.

May 16, 2018

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Prevention of tail biting may require extra effort
New research results show, that the risk of tail damage was lowered to the same level as with tail docking, if straw provision and lowered stocking density were combined.Photo: Mona Lilian V. Larsen

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