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Experts about group housing with feeding stations


Anita Hoofs, University Wageningen

"Animals are becoming more people-friendly "

Sow farmers who switch enthusiastically from individual housing to group housing generally get more pleasure from their work..... Read more>


Maarten Rooijakkers, viewing shed owner.

"Feel good-factor is very important "

"Visitors to our viewing shed react very positively, " says Maarten Rooijakkers. "Large groups on straw: that feels right. It 's an emotion thing. You can rationalise it, but to some people in our society emotion is reality. "... Read more>


Gijs Verschuuren, vet

"Feeding stations good for the sector's image "

Feeding stations with group housing for sows are having a positive effect on the image of pig farming in the Netherlands. Animals that can walk around freely evoke a much less negative public attitude... Read more>




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