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African swine fever in wild boar
(EFSA Journal, 2018-07-11) Benestar Animal
The European Commission requested EFSA to compare the reliability of wild boar density estimates across the EU and to provide guidance to improve data collection methods. Currently, the only EU-wide ...
Risk of survival, establishment and spread of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) in the EU
(EFSA Journal, 2018-04-30) Benestar Animal
Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) is an emerging fungal pathogen of salamanders. Despite limited surveillance, Bsal was detected in kept salamanders populations in Belgium, Germany, Spain, the ...
Does the location of enrichment material affect behavior and dirtiness in growing female pigs?
(Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2018-03-15) Benestar Animal
The objective of this study was to investigate if female growing pigs spend similar amounts of time exploring a wooden stick as they do exploring enrichment material regardless of its proximity to the ...
Guidance on the assessment criteria for applications for new or modified stunning methods regarding animal protection at the time of killing
(EFSA Journal, 2018-07-19) Benestar Animal
This guidance deﬁnes the process for handling applications on new or modiﬁed stunning methods and the parameters that will be assessed by the EFSA Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) Panel. The applications, ...
Effect of sex and RYR1 gene mutation on the muscle proteomic profile and main physiological biomarkers in pigs at slaughter
(Meat Science, 2018-03-27) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Gender and RYR1 gene mutation might have an effect on the muscle metabolic characteristics and on the animal's stress at slaughter, which could influence the process of muscle-to-meat conversion. ...