The purpose of the workshop was to discuss tail biting and the current knowledge of this multifactorial abnormal behavior and how to prevent it, e.g., by tail docking the piglets.

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Speakers

Desmond Maguire, Food and Veterinary Office (FVO), European Commission:
Outcome of Audits of EU Member States on Animal Welfare on Pig Farms

Birgitte Damm, Senior policy advisor, The Danish Animal Welfare Society:
Routine Tail Docking is Illegal

Torben Jensen, Chief Manager, SEGES, Danish Pig Research Centre:
Intact Tails - A Challenge!