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Science before legislation

Published May. 6, 2010 | Discuss this article on Facebook

FeedstuffsFoodLink Video 5:41 | April 25, 2010

In the U.S., the individual gestation stall for sows is being banned based on perception, not science, and that has Janeen Salak-Johnson, a University of Illinois associate professor in animal science, looking for answers as what is best for the sow from a welfare standpoint. In fact, she believes the decisions being made on the legislative front are premature and could possibly put sows in a welfare compromised situation. Click here to view the video from FeedstuffsFoodLink.

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