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.

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Speakers

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