Study: Raising pigs indoors healthier for animals, people


(12/20/2009)
By Cliff Gauldin

– Many swine diseases saw declines or eradication since move to confined operations.

– Raising pigs indoors reduced use of anti-parasitic agents.

– Outdoor pigs can damage land, environment.

Raising pigs indoors is healthier for the animals and has allowed for a higher-quality product for consumers, according to a new study, and the researchers hope it will provide producers with CONTINUED

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