Advances in the development and us of vaccines for prevention of endemic diseases in pigs

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This chapter describes major husbandry- and management-related factors affecting health, welfare and production efficiency in different swine husbandry systems. Given the current transformation in pig production, there are several conflicting goals which need to be addressed during design and adaptation of husbandry systems in the future. The following sections deal with the most important areas impacting pig health and welfare such as space, climate, flooring, water and feed supply. Since it is not possible to give a comprehensive overview of all systems the authors summarize fundamental housing requirements which must be achieved in all systems. They also review basic principles in assessing the quality of housing systems. The very important human factor is addressed at the end of the chapter.
Idioma originalInglés
Título de la publicación alojadaOptimising pig herd health and production
EditoresDominiek Maes, Joaquim Segalés
Lugar de publicaciónDublin
EditorialBurleigh Dodds Science Publishing
Páginas377-439
Número de páginas62
ISBN (versión digital)978-1-78676-885-8
ISBN (versión impresa)978-1-78676-883-4
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 1 feb 2023

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