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Dr. Jennie Brown - Weaning Sows Directly into Group Housing: Effects on Aggression, Physiology and Productivity


Weaning Sows Directly into Group Housing: Effects on Aggression, Physiology and Productivity - Dr. Jennie Brown, from the 2016 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2016, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

What Are Sow Housing Directions?

Discussion Panel - Evaluating Sow Housing DecisionsConsumers Demand Change Increasing pushes from retailers to shift away from gestation stall pork has many producers on edge about future decisions impacting their farms. Iowa Pork Producers Association policy supports all types of sow housing methods and believes in producer's right to choose what is best for their animals and employees. It is important for producers to make educated decisions as they look to update buildings or invest in new facilities.

This panel of producers, researchers and industry representatives share their experiences with alternative sow housing methods while evaluating management, costs, efficiencies and challenges. The panel also provided an update on retailer decisions to date and current industry response.

Discussion Panel - Evaluating Sow Housing Decisions


Evaluating Sow Housing Decisions - Discussion Panel, from the 2013 Iowa Pork Congress, January 23-24, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Ed Pajor - The Current Science On Group Housing of Sows


The Current Science On Group Housing of Sows - Dr. Ed Pajor, University of Calgary, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Candace Croney - How is Science Being Used and Misused in the Food Marketplace?


How is Science Being Used and Misused in the Food Marketplace - Dr. Candace Croney, Purdue University, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Jeremy Marchant-Forde - Ethology of Sow Aggression


Ethology of Sow Aggression - Dr. Jeremy Marchant-Forde, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services, from the 2012 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-18, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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