Browse the pig producer case studies 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.

Piglet losses during lactation have been reduced from 25% to 15% on this breeding unit, which operates a loose farrowing system.

Ambassador: Doris Verhovsek, Austria

Publication date: October 2018 | Theme: Animal welfare

Challenges: Free farrowing management