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Free-range rearing of pregnant sows. Problems posed by social relationships



Free-range rearing of pregnant sows. Problems posed by social relationships



Journees de la Recherche Porcine en France 27: 11-17



Among 10 sows, social hierarchy, determined from examination of agonistic interactions during feeding, was responsible for differences among sows in time spent feeding. The general condition of subordinate sows was poorer than that of dominant sows.

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