Solutions for ending painful piglet procedures

Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2019
Source: 
The Pig Site

The 3T's Alliance has published its latest conclusions on efficient solutions to end painful procedures in piglets and young pigs.

The 3Ts Global Stakeholder Alliance Addressing Painful Piglet Procedures have been gathering the evidence for piglet pain and antibiotic overuse associated with tail docking, teeth reduction and surgical castration, and furthermore that pain mitigation strategies are ineffective to adequately reduce the pain. Through regular discussion, the group have acknowledged the various challenges and barriers to ending painful piglet procedures and believe that these challenges can be overcome as shown by existing solutions and commercial case studies of good practice.

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