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Table 5 Compliance of the farms to the optimal introduction procedures

From: Purchasing policy, quarantine and acclimation practices of breeding gilts in Belgian pig farms

Variable n %
Application of the correct procedures regarding the purchasing policy (n = 39)   
Always working with the same origin farm
High health status of the origin farm
Hygienic requirements for the transport vehicle
All of the above
38
31
25
21
97
79
64
54
Application of the correct procedures regarding the quarantine building (n = 37)   
Quarantine unit with separate air volume
Hygiene lock for the quarantine unit
All of the above
25
20
14
68
54
38
Application of the correct procedures regarding the quarantine management (n = 37)   
Application of the all-in/all-out principle
Quarantine period duration of minimum 28 days
All of the above
32
34
30
86
92
81