Workshop 7: Transport of pigs and animal welfare
Scientists presented ongoing research concerning animal welfare during transport of sows and pigs for slaughter and investigations at control post used for long transports of animals in EU.
Per Olsen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council:
Putting Transport of Pigs into Perspective
Mette S. Herskin, Senior researcher, Aarhus University:
Are Sows Sent for Slaughter Fit for Transport?
Stig Jessen, Special Veterinary Advisor, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration:
Transport Injuries Found during Transport Controls
Antonio Velarde, IRTA Animal Welfare Subprogram Spain:
Assessing Pig Welfare during Long Road Journeys
Pia Brandt, Danish Technological Institute
Simple and Operational Measures for Assessment of Welfare of Finishing Pigs on the Day of Slaughter