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Table 3 Overview of deadlines in a selected number of countries

From: Pig castration: will the EU manage to ban pig castration by 2018?

Country Year Deadline content
Denmark 2009, 2011 Ban on surgical pig castration without analgesia, industry requirement since 2009, legal requirement since 2011
Germany 2019 Ban on surgical pig castration without anaesthesia
Netherlands 2009 Ban on surgical pig castration without anaesthesia
Norway 2002 Ban on surgical pig castration without analgesia and anaesthesia
Sweden 2016 Ban on surgical pig castration without analgesia and anaesthesia
Switzerland 2010 Ban on surgical pig castration without anaesthesia