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.

Target average weight: For each category of sow prolificacy and parity, an average piglet weight to target is calculated in order to guarantee the maximum survival of piglets.

Ambassador: France

Publication date: May 2020 | Theme: Animal welfare

Challenges: Strategies for dealing with piglets from hyper prolific sows