Swine

Kristina Horback takes a closer look at the role personality plays in animal welfare

June 13, 2017
Quick Summary
  • Pigs have distinct personality traits that persist throughout their lives
  • Research is assisting the pork industry as it adapts to new legislative and marketplace demands for group housing
  • Findings will help devise housing that provides pigs with room to roam and protection from more aggressive herd mates

By Diane Nelson, UC Davis News