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News from 2022 




Grafik: Milchrind-Fleischrind
Dairy cattle - beef cattle

Experts agree: Dairy cattle have poorer animal welfare than beef cattle

A research team from Denmark, Great Britain, Holland and Germany - including PD Dr. Lorenz Gygax - has shown in an expert survey that calves and cows from the dairy sector have a higher risk of restrictions on animal welfare than calves and cows from meat production. It doesn't matter whether the calves are being raised for veal, beef, or to replace cows.



to the HU press release

to the article





Laptop an Schweinebucht
Pigs give away their feelings by grunting...

An international team of researchers - including Prof. Edna Hilmann - was the first in the world to translate the grunting sounds of pigs into actual emotions.



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