Dutch to cull pigs in hormone scare

Riley, Jonathan
August 2002
Farmers Weekly;8/2/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Dutch pig farmers to destroy their animals, in a bid to rid the sector of the problems arising from animal feed contamination of medroxyprogesterone acetate, on August 6, 2002. Number of farms involved in the move; Rationale for the decision to slaughter the animals rather than test them for hormone residues; Root cause of the problem.


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