New EFSA Scientific Opinion on Pig Welfare published
Why Free Farrowing?
This section provides detailed background information about why free farrowing is important.
You’ll find information on different pen designs including zero-confinement pens, group systems, outdoor systems and temporary crating options.
Discover the latest on research in welfare, system performance, piglet survival and more.
Know the Rules
Find out what you need to know on legislation and regulations for farrowing and lactation systems and requirements for assurance schemes.
Latest information on free farrowing economics, grant opportunities, SOPs on management in free farrowing systems and more.