Boar taint vaccine provides a ‘win-win’ castration alternative, experts say
Animal welfare expert Dr. Temple Grandin says immunocastration provides a “win-win” alternative for both pigs and producers.
GAIA: Boar taint vaccination is ‘best tool available’ for welfare, production
Michel Vandenbosch, chairman and campaign leader of Belgian animal rights group Global Action in the Interest of Animals Association (GAIA) says boar taint vaccine is not only the “best tool available” to ensure animal welfare, but it also has important benefits for producers.
Belgian retailer profits from higher welfare standards
Stefan Goethaert, director of Colruyt Group, says the Belgian retailer’s animal welfare policies have boosted profits and consumer trust, without affecting production costs.