The European Commission is organising a three day meeting from 28 to 30 November 2017, sharing valuable insights from top EU experts on how to rear pigs with intact tails and thus improve their welfare.

The meeting, which will take place at the Commission’s Health and Food audit and analysis Directorate in Ireland, will be available via web streaming (see web-links below).

The topics presented are especially of interest for industry stakeholders, authorities in EU Member States, researchers, and NGOs interested in the welfare of pigs, as they focus on the practicalities of rearing pigs with intact tails and how to assess and manage the risk factors relating to tail-biting.

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