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Una revisión de la evaluación del dolor en cerdos

Descripción: Una revisión de las prácticas que pueden causar dolor a los cerdos destinados a consumo humano, y su forma de evaluación

TITULO FUENTE ORIGINAL:

A Review of Pain Assessment in Pigs

AUTORES:

Sarah H Ison, R Eddie Clutton, Pierpaolo Di Giminiani, Kenneth M D Rutherford

REVISTA ABREV.:

Front Vet Sci

AÑO:

2016

REFERENCIA:

28;3:108

DOI:

10.3389/fvets.2016.00108

RESUMEN ORIGINAL:

There is a moral obligation to minimize pain in pigs used for human benefit. In livestock production, pigs experience pain caused by management procedures, e.g., castration and tail docking, injuries from fighting or poor housing conditions, "management diseases" like mastitis or streptococcal meningitis, and at parturition. Pigs used in biomedical research undergo procedures that are regarded... + Leer más

There is a moral obligation to minimize pain in pigs used for human benefit. In livestock production, pigs experience pain caused by management procedures, e.g., castration and tail docking, injuries from fighting or poor housing conditions, "management diseases" like mastitis or streptococcal meningitis, and at parturition. Pigs used in biomedical research undergo procedures that are regarded as painful in humans, but do not receive similar levels of analgesia, and pet pigs also experience potentially painful conditions. In all contexts, accurate pain assessment is a prerequisite in the estimation of the welfare consequences of noxious interventions and the development of more effective pain mitigation strategies. This narrative review identifies the sources of pain in pigs, discusses the various assessment measures currently available, and proposes directions for future investigation

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