A concise practical handbook on high welfare standards in pig farming for people who work directly with animals. The aim is to improve animal health and farm profitability through introducing good husbandry practices and finding low cost solutions to improve welfare for the animals.
Aimed at farmers, stockmen, food industry personnel and agricultural students, the book explains why welfare is important for the animal and the farm, what good welfare looks like, how to measure welfare in practice using assessment tools, and practical advice for improving welfare for pigs.
- Understanding pig welfare
- Making the business case for animal welfare
- Assesising animal welfare
- What you can do to improve animal welfare?
Moira Harris –
“Pigs Welfare in Practice is a good book; informative, helpful and likely to achieve its aim of assisting producers in understanding more about the welfare of their pigs and using this knowledge to improve their welfare” – Moira Harris, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare