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European Declaration on alternatives to surgical castration of pigs
European Declaration on alternatives to surgical castration of pigs





Voluntarily end of surgical castration of pigs in Europe by 1 January 2018





As a first step, from 1 January 2012, surgical castration of pigs will
be performed with prolonged analgesia and/or anaesthesia, if carried
out.
A European partnership will be established to develop the tools to
reach the goals and ensure that costs are fairly shared. Read more
Read the Declaration
Read the Signatories