Day: January 21, 2011

Survey among Belgian pig producers about the introduction of group housing systems for gestating sows

There is a global move from individual to group housing of gestating sows. In the EU, individual gestating stalls will be banned by 2013. Just like in other industrialised regions, these stalls have been the standard housing system for intensively kept sows from the 1960s onward in the Flemish region […]

ACVSc cats qualification for foreign vets

In 2012, UK and European vets will be able to sit Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Membership examinations in medicine of cats to demonstrate they have a high level of standing in the discipline. The college will conduct the examination with International Society of Feline Medicine support. It has offered […]