Renee Bergeron Laval University

Resources Reviewed

Factsheets

Marketing the finisher pig: The impact of facility design

Publish Date: 07/02/2007

The general public, livestock producers and research scientist have shown an increasing interest in assuring proper animal care and handling [21]. There is a corresponding increase in efforts by research and educational institutions, government agencies, enterprise managers, health care providers and others in developing and accessing information that assists in creating appropriate management procedures and humane conditions for the transportation of farm animals [21].


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Handling and loadout of the finisher pig

Publish Date: 07/02/2007

Handling and movement is stressful for any size and type of pig, and even under the “best” conditions can cause significant changes in the pigs’ physiology, their behavior and consequently negatively impact pig performance and final meat quality.


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