Evaluation of housing systems for sows.

  title={Evaluation of housing systems for sows.},
  author={Leo A den Hartog and G B Backus and Hendrika Vermeer},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={71 5},
Housing systems of sows have to meet the requirements of the sow and the requirements of the producer. Criteria that have to be taken into account are productivity, labor input and management, welfare and health, and economy. Different housing systems for sows are described with respect to these criteria. 


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