Legal requirements and assessment of stress and welfare during transportation and pre-slaughter handling of pigs

@inproceedings{Borella2005LegalRA,
  title={Legal requirements and assessment of stress and welfare during transportation and pre-slaughter handling of pigs},
  author={Erika Borella and D. Sch{\"a}fferb},
  year={2005}
}
Transportation is considered as a major stressor for farm animals and might have deleterious effects on the health, wellbeing, performance and ultimately on product quality. The European Commission has adopted new transportation rules for animal transport, but research on stress related situations before, during and after transport is still scarce. Assessment of stress during animal transportation requires non-invasive methods as classical approaches of collection with direct human interference… CONTINUE READING
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