Tail biting, a costly concern for the pig industry

Tail biting adversely impact pig health and welfare, causing economic losses. Photo source: www.agrifarmacysa.co.za

Despite decades of research, tail biting remains a significant concern for the pig industry. It involves the destructive chewing of the tails of groupmates, impacting pig health and welfare and causing economic losses.

The origins of tail biting are complex and unpredictable, making it challengi...

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