Gestation Stall
This FMI hosted webinar addresses the pork industry’s use of sow gestation stalls. Professionals representing various disciplines in animal welfare present a range of perspectives on the topic. Webinar panelists help participants examine the use of gestation stalls and alternatives with respect to animal behavior, food quality, food safety, humane treatment of animals and impact on product availability and pricing. Presenters included: 

  • Dr. Gail Golab, director of Animal Welfare Division, American Veterinary Medical Association (Presentation Slide Deck)

  • Dr. Yuzhi Li, assistant professor of swine production, Department of Animal Welfare, University of Minnesota (Presentation Slide Deck)

  • Matthew Prescott, corporate outreach director of the Humane Society of the United States (Presentation Slide Deck)

  • Dr. Paul Sundberg, vice president of science and technology of the National Pork Board (Presentation Slide Deck)