16 May 2020

Wageningen U&R: Better pens mean ‘better’ pigs

Pigs that grow up in an enriched environment – a bigger pen with straw and sawdust, for example – grow faster, have better immunity, and can cope with disappointments better, concludes PhD researcher Lu Luo.

12 May 2020

The Veterinary Journal: Potential dietary feed additives

with antibacterial effects and their impact on performance of weaned piglets: A meta-analysis

11 May 2020

Review: European perspectives on efforts to reduce antimicrobial usage in food animal production; Simon J. More

European perspectives on efforts to reduce antimicrobial usage in food animal production

30 Jan 2020

Wageningen University and Reasearch : Pigs’ natural needs central to new pig farm

The natural needs of the pig are central. In the coming months, researchers will regularly check and measure whether the theory matches practice.

03 Dec 2019

ANIMAL – AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BIOSCIENCE

animal is a monthly international journal of animal bioscience published in collaboration with the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

02 Dec 2019

The Pig Site: No solution to antimicrobial resistance without addressing farm animal welfare

Leading experts have agreed that there is no solution to the global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis without tackling poor animal welfare on farms.

31 Oct 2019

Piglet behaviour better when enrichment used for sows

Environmental enrichment at the end of the gestation period for sows has been seen to influence the offspring’s behaviour, improving their welfare.

03 Oct 2019

EU Commission: DG Health and Food Safety -Final overview report

Measures to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance through the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Animals

01 Oct 2019

Alarm as antimicrobial resistance surges among chickens, pigs and cattle

Drug-resistant bacteria are gaining a stronghold in developing countries where meat production has soared.

25 Sep 2019

OIE Annual Report on Antimicrobial Agents Intended for Use in Animals: Methods Used

For over two decades, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has engaged in combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through a One Health approach.

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