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The effect of feeder system and diet on welfare, performance and meat quality, of growing-finishing Iberian × Duroc pigs under high environmental temperatures
(Livestock Science, 2020-02-12) Benestar Animal; Nutrició Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
The present study investigated the replacement of 5% of starch (ST) by 5% of sunflower oil (SO), with or without feed restriction, in the diet of growing-finishing Iberian × Duroc pigs exposed to heat ...
Effect of environmental temperature, floor type and breed on skatole and indole concentrations in fat of females, immuno-castrated and entire males
(Livestock Science, 2018-11-29) Benestar Animal; Nutrició Animal
The present study was divided in two different trials. The aim of the first trial was to determine if the thresholds of detection of skatole and indole are achieved in females and in males vaccinated ...
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 ...
Should Animal Welfare be Included in Educational Programs? Attitudes of Secondary and University Students from Eight EU Countries
(Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2021-08-26) Benestar Animal
Animal Welfare (AW) educational programs aim to promote positive attitudes of future generations toward animal production systems. This study investigated whether secondary and university students in ...