Several years ago, the European pig industry voluntarily opted to stop castration by 1 January 2018. Against the background of that ‘European declaration’, the directorate-general for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé) of the European Commission has commissioned a study to examine the state of play in the various European countries. Click hear to read more.
Pig Progress, March 16, 2017
Less than a year before its own deadline, the pig industry in the European Union is still widely castrating without anaesthesia.