Natural pig behavior - key learning's

To design a pig raising system that best caters for the core behavioral and welfare needs of pigs you need to understand natural pig behavior. The key elements of the natural pig farming deep bed system of raising pigs promoted by this site has been developed as a result of insight gained from detailed study of pigs in the wild, particularly that of wild boar in Northern Europe. In addition, observing pig behavior of domesticated pigs that have escaped and returned to their feral state and pigs that live in free range systems also provides a wealth of insight as to how pigs like to behave when given the freedom to do so. Below is a summary of the key behaviors of pigs when free to express natural behavior and the key learnings that natural pig farming takes from this.

 

 

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