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Sectoral strategies for the prevention of caudophagy and to avoid routine docking tail in pigs

Starting date: 01/06/2019 End date: 30/09/2021
Programme: Animal Welfare

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The main objective of this project is to study in the intensive productive conditions of Catalonia the effectiveness of different strategies to prevent caudophagia, as well as to evaluate the adequacy of the risk assessment systems that are currently being applied. on Catalan farms in relation to their effectiveness in preventing outbreaks of caudophagy, or in determining their causes.