Workshop 1: Mortality and Welfare in the Farrowing Unit

The aim of the workshop was to identify potentials and focus areas for further improvement ofpiglet survival and welfare of sow and piglets in the farrowing unit

Workshop 2: Castration of piglets

The starting point for the workshop was the European Declaration on alternatives to surgical castration, which aims at ending surgical castration of piglets by 2018.

Workshop 3: Tail docking of piglets

The purpose of the workshop was to explore and discuss how education and training may drive animal welfare improvements - How should animal welfare training and education be conducted, who are the target groups and what effect may we expect?

Workshop 4: Promoting sustainability and pig welfare

The purpose of the workshop was to explore and discuss how education and training may drive animal welfare improvements - How should animal welfare training and education be conducted, who are the target groups and what effect may we expect?

Workshop 5: Market driven animal welfare

The purpose of the workshop was to discuss how far and in what way the market will be able to drive animal welfare – and to discuss what we can expect from retailers and consumers.

Workshop 6: Animal welfare education and training

The purpose of the workshop was to explore and discuss how education and training may drive animal welfare improvements - How should animal welfare training and education be conducted, who are the target groups and what effect may we expect?

Workshop 7: Transport of pigs and animal welfare

The purpose of the workshop was to explore and discuss how education and training may drive animal welfare improvements - How should animal welfare training and education be conducted, who are the target groups and what effect may we expect?