Browse the pig producer case studies and technical reports below, which share best practice in Animal Welfare. The producers are EU PiG Ambassadors and winners of the annual EU PiG Grand Prix, who have focused on one of the specific Animal Welfare challenges chosen by the industry each year.
A network of experts forming the EU PiG Animal Welfare Thematic Group consolidates existing industry knowledge and validates the best practice identified through the EU PiG Grand Prix.
This theme is about the care and treatment of livestock through increased understanding of the welfare requirements of the pig.
Feed conversion ratio has improved and pigs have become easier to handle, since this finisher unit owner began changing the type of environmental enrichment in each pen every day to promote the sense of novelty for the pigs.
Ambassador: Granja Rosa, Spain
Publication date: June 2019 | Theme: Animal welfare
Challenges: Enrichment materials