Pigs walk on sand, and they can go to the toilet independently, search and root for food that falls and live in a soft light that they prefer. That sounds like Valhalla for the pig and that was exactly the starting point of the initiators of Family Pigsty. Research by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) forms the basis of this new concept for a stable of the future in Venhorst.
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.