Over PETA again and domestic animals, being a part of the animal ethics and applied ethics
This time it is over the pigs. The
suggestion is one of multi-modal-approach, that the covers/shelters to wind and
rain out on the grass fields must be in place, or at least is in place
normatively as by recommendation and that one arranges for the animals to have
special birth-bins with half-concrete (but enough still) and half-grass mat as
with the cows and oxes formerly explained. Ordinary bins as with the cows and
oxes (although they are called "stalls") should also be arranged for, but pigs
are less complicated because they are not milked! Then the rest is up to you.
Some even play music for the animals. This also concerns food and so on.
Cleanliness level should be as high as vet standards demand and general animal
standards outside this is also (largely/sufficiently) described by vet
standards! Good luck to you, the farmers, the
Note: For whatever the shelters, the bins, the stalls,
animals do not walk about sharp edges very well and get easily cut up! This is
also a notice, but probably already well into the vet's
Note2: Just published to Facebook as message under profile
and note also. Today, 2012-09-21 CEST.