3 Results for 'Baltussen, W.H.M.'

CS – Moving Towards Boar Taint-free Meat: An Overview Of Alternatives To Surgical Castration From A Chain Perspective

Due to the public concern over the effects of surgical castration on pig welfare, castration, in particularly performed without pain relief, is now increasingly regarded as unacceptable in the EU. Therefore, developing acceptable alternatives to surgical castration has become a ...Read More

CS – Moving Towards Boar Taint-free Meat: An Overview Of Alternatives To Surgical Castration From A Chain Perspective

For the EU the impact of a ban on international transport of pigs and horses is assessed, based on three sustainability criteria. The paper concludes that the risks of welfare problems will be reduced, the CO2 emission and transport costs ...Read More

PR – Sustainable Production: Transporting Animals Or Meat?

Customised derivatives are developed for the agriculture industry to decrease the volatility of input or output prices. These derivatives can be attractive for agriculture producers because a substantial part of the business risk in agriculture is caused by fluctuating commodity ...Read More