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(...)Research: Pigs in the wood
023GROWING / FINISHING
A new project led by scientists from Aarhus University has studied the benefits of allowing organic sows and their piglets to roam on areas planted with trees. This can help in improving the health and general wellbeing of the animals and is in fact also better for the environment than keeping pigs on pasture.
.(...) The 3,5 year project has been granted 8.9 million Danish kroner from the Green Development
and Demonstration Programme of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. Participants in the project include Aarhus University (project manager), Center of Development for Outdoor Livestock Production, Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Pig Research Centre, Organic Denmark and two organic pig farmers. The project, called pECOSYSTEM, is an Organic RDD2 project, which is funded by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and coordinated by the International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS). (...)"
Ich fass es nicht... haben die auch LANDWIRTE die Schweinehirte im Wald spielen wollen!?