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By Mette Vaarst

The quick development of natural farming has been among the main impressive alterations in international agriculture in fresh many years. in the beginning, extra recognition was once paid to the crop part of natural structures, yet that has now replaced and there's better reputation of the necessity to comprehend animal overall healthiness and welfare larger.

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This book is intended to contribute to a better understanding of both fields, and to stimulate discussion on how the two can best be combined for the future development of organic animal husbandry. Having these intentions means that we will initiate a discussion of how the farming environment influences the management of animals, and how a philosophy of farming involving respect for nature, harmony and farmers’ responsibilities regarding the environment and society may interact with good welfare.

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Pig keeping developed rapidly, using a system of pasturing and finishing in the forest, combined with maize to supplement the diet. With the rapid increase in maize production in the fertile ‘Corn Belt’ of the central USA, ‘corn-fed pork’ became one of the country’s major agricultural products beginning in the mid-19th century (Ten Cate, 1972). The Corn Belt exemplifies the potential of pigs to compete for food with humans, because their digestive systems and nutrient needs are similar. The competition was not strong when pigs lived in the forest or roamed freely through medieval towns, partly feeding themselves.

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