Tag Archive: housing, sustainability
Jul 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Maximizing housing rates has no welfare impact, scientists findHousing pigs at Europe’s maximum stocking rates has no impact on their welfare or performance, scientists in the UK have discovered.
May 01, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on Italian meat company balances tradition, quality with need for greater sustainabilityA century-old salumi maker says sustainable and welfare-friendly processes are key to keeping its traditional products relevant to today’s consumers.
Apr 03, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on Training staff to spot sick pigs early leads to higher performance, lower mortalityPig health is critical for maintaining animal welfare and ensuring a steady supply of safe and affordable pork.
Sep 26, 2016PGT EditorComments Off on Bigger not always better in quest for sustainable porkStriving to produce heavier pigs is not necessarily the answer to increasing pig productivity and farm profitability, an expert in pig genetics has warned.
Mar 15, 2016PGT EditorComments Off on French pork producer focuses on sustainability to meet evolving consumer demandsIn a country world-famous for its food, a small French pig producer’s strategy for meeting consistently high standards of quality, welfare and nutrition has earned it a spot on the map.