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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

483 pigs were reared in 18 boxes with partially slatted or slatted floors, or solid floors with a separate defaecation area. Stocking density was 1.0 or 1.4 pigs/m2 within each type of flooring. Results on the effects of floor type and stocking density on behavioural traits of the pigs are given in ...

Author(s)
Mattiello, S.; Tosi, M. V.; Heinzl, E.; Carenzi, C.
Publisher
Gruppo Calderini Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Rivista di Suinicoltura, 2003, 44, 10, pp 157-161