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Early weaning of farmed pigs before 25 days of age is a complex multi-factor stressor, often leading to health and welfare issues. The most obvious and crucial feature is that many piglets do not consume food in this period. On this basis, the final stressing impact is derived from a combination of ...

Author(s)
Amadori, M.; Razzuoli, E.; Nassuato, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 046, pp 1-15

The factors influencing the cost competitiveness of Italian pig feeding are investigated. Costs in Italy are compared to those of other important countries within the EU (France, Germany, Netherlands and UK). The analysis refers to the year 1995. The impact of the 1992 CAP reform and the effect of...

Author(s)
Zanasi, C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1998, 19, 2, pp 45N-50N

Animals' adaptations involve behavioural as well as physiological reactions that have to be considered at the level of the individual animal, rather than that of the group. However, in practical pig production, the adaptation has to be considered at the level of the whole herd. What is critical is...

Author(s)
Signoret, J. P.; Vieuille, C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1996, 17, 4, pp 115N-121N

Author(s)
Denmat, M. le; Dagorn, J.; Aumaître, A.; Vaudelet, J. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1995, 16, 1, pp 13N-16N

This review concludes that there have been important technical moves in pig production in France during the last few years. Demand for pork is still strong and self sufficiency has not been achieved. Despite that, a marked effect has been to produce leaner carcasses and to pay for quality....

Author(s)
Dourmad, J. Y.; Aumaître, A.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1990, 11, 1, pp 39-42

Abattoir and farm studies in intensive piggeries in Brittany revealed that urinary infections are common in sows, and are associated with poor hygiene, lack of exercise (tethered housing, limb injuries), low water intake, and acidity (pH less than 5.7) and high nitrate content of the drinking water.

Author(s)
Madec, F.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1984, 5, 2, pp 89-93

Trends in the number of piglets weaned per sow per year during 1969-80 in Large White and French Landrace selection herds and during 1972-81 in production herds are presented. The possible future improvement of sow productivity due to new management systems and genetic change in litter size is...

Author(s)
Noguera, J. L.; Legault, C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1984, 5, 3, pp 205-212

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts, 1983, 25, 5, pp 1-6

Author(s)
Aumaitre, A.; Perez, J. M.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1982, 3, 1, pp 33-35

A review of recent work.

Author(s)
Paquignon, M.; Courot, M.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1981, 2, 4, pp 397-400

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