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Table 8 Frequencies of new straw allocation in Swedish pig farms, reported by farmers

From: A survey of straw use and tail biting in Swedish pig farms rearing undocked pigs

  Nursery units, n (%)
n = 45
Finishing pig units, n (%)
n = 41
Deep straw bedding, never adding new straw 2 (4.4) 0 (0)
Every second week 0 (0) 1 (2.4)
Once/week 2 (4.4) 1 (2.4)
Twice/week 1 (2.2) 0 (0)
Every second day 1 (2.2) 0 (0)
Once/day 34 (75.6) 34 (82.9)
Twice/day 5 (11.1) 5 (12.2)
  1. n is number of farmers answering the question. Only farmers that reported using straw could answer this question