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Ban on fixation would destroy Danish pig farming

With fixation of lactating sows, the sow will be fastening one week before given birth until four weeks after. (Photo: Aleksandra Fedorova/ Maria Runøe Møller)

 

From January 1 EU-legislation outlaws fixation on gestating sows. This has raised the question whether or not a further Danish legislation should ban fixation of lactating sows. “Disastrous for Danish pig farmers” says Danish Agriculture and Food.

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