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Consumers’ Expectations about Meat from Surgical Castrated or Immunocastrated Male and Female Iberian Pigs
(Animals, 2022-02-14) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
A common practice in Iberian pigs is the castration of both males and females, and it can be carried out surgically or by immunization against gonadotropin-releasing factor (GnRF). The aim of this ...
Environmental and Management Factors Affecting the Time Budgets of Free-Ranging Iberian Pigs Reared in Spain
(Animals, 2020-05-05) Benestar Animal
Understanding the natural behaviour of pigs in free-range conditions facilitates interpretation of their behaviour in intensive conditions. Studying six diﬀerent farms over two years at diﬀerent seasons, ...
Sex differences in group composition and habitat use of Iberian free-range pigs
(Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020-12-03) Benestar Animal
The aim of the present work was to study group size, group composition and habitat use of Iberian pigs along the year when reared outdoor. This consists of a regimen in which animals are reared free ...