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This article discusses the proper management of piglets highlighting the important factors needed to provide for the needed requirements after weaning in the following areas: maintenance and growth, adaptability to climatic factors, proper behaviour, nutritional requirements, and suitable...

Author(s)
Tucci, T.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Rivista di Suinicoltura, 2014, 55, 4, pp 48-53
Abstract

320 pigs were reared from birth to 15 weeks of age in either barren or enriched environments. The barren environments were defined by common intensive housing conditions (slatted floors and in terms of recommended space allowances), while the enriched environments incorporated extra space and...

Author(s)
O'Connell, N. E.; Beattie, V. E.
Citation
Animal Welfare, 1999, 8, 3, pp 269-279
Abstract

A report is given on the findings of a group of 13 experts who convened for a seminar in September 1998 at the Institute for Alpine Agriculture, Gumpenstein in Styria, Austria. The objective of the seminar was to evaluate the most important behavioural domains of 16 different group housing systems...

Author(s)
Putten, G. van
Publisher
KTBL Kuratorium fur Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft, Darmstadt, Germany
Citation
KTBL-Schrift, 1999, No. 382, pp 163-171
Abstract

At 63 days of age, 4 specific-pathogen-free (SPF) piglets from a litter of 8 piglets (Group A) were moved to the pen where a litter of 4 SPF piglets (Group B) were housed and were reared together for 13 days. The remaining 4 piglets of the litter of 8 piglets were not moved but reared for 13 days...

Author(s)
Deguchi, E.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Swine Science, 1998, 35, 1, pp 1-8
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Author(s)
Graf, B.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 1995, 137, 9, pp 423-431