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Animal health and welfare aspects of different housing and husbandry systems for adult breeding boars, pregnant, farrowing sows and unweaned piglets - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare


  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

  • Panel members: Bo Algers, Harry J. Blokhius, Donald M. Broom, Patrizia Costa, Mariano Domingo, Mathias Greiner, Daniel Guemene, Jörg Hartung, Frank Koenen, Christine Mulelr-Graf, David B. Morton, Albert Osterhaus, Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Ron Roberts, Moez Sanaa, Mo Salman, J.Michael Sharp, Philippe Vannier, Martin Wierup, Marion Wooldridge.
  • Acknowledgement: The European Food Safety Authority and the AHAW Panel wishes to thank the members of the working group chaired by the panel member B.Algers: M.Sanaa and T.Nunes Pina (Risk Assessors), M.C. Meunier-Salaun, L.J. Pedersen, H.Spoolder, B.Wechsler for the preparation of the Scientific Report, which has been used as the basis of this Scientific Opinion. The scientific co-ordination for this Scientific Report has been undertaken by the EFSA AHAW Panel Scintific Officers Denise Candiani and Oriol Ribó. The Scientific Officers of the AHAW Panel Ana Afonso and Elisa Aiassa who have also collaborated are gratefully acknowledged.
  • Adoption date: 10 October 2007
  • Published date: 29 October 2007
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2006-028