US Study to Focus on Enriching Pig Environment
March 18, 2020 —
How can environmental enrichment techniques improve pig welfare, health and productivity? That question is soon key for researchers at the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS). [Source: Pig Progress 16 March 2020]
The study is one of the 1st of its kind in the USA, according to the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). The foundation awarded a $ 75,000 grant for this research to the Agricultural Research Service, part of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Commercial parties like Nestle and Tyson Foods have provided matching funding for a total $ 150,000 investment.
Read the full article at Pig Progress.
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