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Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related to welfare of weaners and rearing pigs: effects of different space allowances and floor


  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

  • Panel members: Herbert Budka, Sava Buncic, Pierre Colin, John D Collins, Christian Ducrot, James Hope, Alexandre Mac Johnston, Günter Klein, Hilde Kruse, Ernst Lücker, Simone Magnino, Riitta Liisa Maijala, Antonio Martínez López, Christophe Nguyen-The, Birgit Noerrung, Servé Notermans, George-John E Nychas, Maurice Pensaert, Terence Roberts, Ivar Vågsholm, Emmanuel Vanopdenbosch.
  • Acknowledgement: The scientific panel on animal health and welfare wishes to thank the members of the working group on pig welfare: Prof. Sandra Edwards, Dr. Francois Madec, Dr. Ove Olsson, Dr. Hans Spoolder, Dr. Eberhard von Borell and Dr. Beat Wechsler for the preparation of the scientific Report, which has been used as the basis of this Scientific Opinion. The Panel members Prof. Bo Algers and Dr. Michael Gunn were also members of the Working Group as was Prof. Donald M. Broom in his function of a chairman for this Working Group.
  • Adoption date: 13 September 2005
  • Published date: 28 October 2005
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2004-077