Maharashtra bans farrowing crates in pig farming


Maharashtra is the latest state in India to prohibit the use of farrowing crates following an appeal by Peta. The Commissionerate of Animal Husbandry in Maharashtra issued a circular banning the manufacture, sale, and use of gestation and farrowing crates. Maharashtra is the latest of 19 states and...

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Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Zahrah writes that investment in food animal production will outstrip other industries in India in the next decade, and how it will impact the feed industry in the article ‘Indian feed industry looks for solutions to volatility’.