Burow, Elke2; Sørensen, Jan Tind2; Thomsen, Peter Thorup2; Rousing, Tine2
1 Department of Animal Science - Epidemiology and management, Department of Animal Science, Science and Technology, Aarhus University2 Department of Animal Science - Epidemiology and management, Department of Animal Science, Science and Technology, Aarhus University
To quantify the use of medicine recorded in a central database as well as information on housing system To explore how well this information reflects the ‘true welfare state’ of the sows. The study has focus on the use of analgesic medication in sow herds and will compare these measures with a measure from an on farm clinical examination.
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5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level (WAFL), 2011