Essays about: "slaktsvin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the word slaktsvin.

  1. 1. Feeding beaviour of slaughter pigs (Sus Scrofa) kept in a Swedish conventional system

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Maria Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : slaughter; pig; conventional; feeding; behaviour; frustration; stress;

    Abstract : The management and keeping of slaughter pigs are normally highly controlled and achieving a good feed effiency is one of the pork industriy’s main goals. When being kept in a conventional system the pigs do not have a good opportunity to perform natural feeding and foraging behaviours which could lead to frustration and a negative welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Halmens påverkan på aktivitetsnivåer, strörelaterade beteenden och svansbitning hos slaktsvin

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Karin Brolin; [2017]
    Keywords : aktivitetsnivåer; svansbitning; slaktsvin; halm; sociala interaktioner;

    Abstract : Pigs are omnivorous animals and their natural food sources are spread over a large home range area. Under natural conditions pigs spend a large part of the daylight period foraging and exploring their surroundings. In today’s intense farming systems pigs that have access to straw spend about 20% of their active time to straw manipulation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brachyspira hyodysenteriae : förekomst och epidemiologi i svenska grisbesättningar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Anna Carlertz; [2016]
    Keywords : Brachyspira hyodysenteriae; B. hyodysenteriae; Svenska; grisbesättningar; förekomst; epidemiologi; RAPD;

    Abstract : Swine dysentery is caused by the spirochaete Brachyspira (B.) hyodysenteriae that is a severe and expensive disease, primarily affecting slaughter pigs. When a herd gets infected for the first time, the mortality rate can reach high levels. In herds where the disease has become chronic, a reduced weight gain might be the most prominent sign. READ MORE

  4. 4. Djurskyddsstandard för suggor, smågrisar och slaktsvin i Sverige och Danmark

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Emmy Lönnman; [2016]
    Keywords : gris; djurskydd; Sverige; Danmark; strö; svanskupering; golvyta; fixering; kastrering; pigs; animal protection; Sweden; Denmark; tail docking; floor area; fixation; castration;

    Abstract : Danmark är den näst största källan till importerat griskött i Sverige. Det är ifrågasatt huruvida Danmark har samma djurskyddsnivå som Sverige när det kommer till grishållningen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chicory and red clover silage to growing/finishing pigs and its influence on pigs' behaviour

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Janina Nihlstrand; [2016]
    Keywords : pig behaviour; silage; social interactions; time budget;

    Abstract : Even though roughage is a part of the natural diet for pigs, the majority of today’s pigs do not have access to it. The time the pigs in modern production system spend on eating is very short, it could be as little as 15 minutes per day. This could lead to digestive or behavioural problems. READ MORE