Terms used in official statistics

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Pigs


Definition:
Females and males of domestic swine (of the Sus scrofa domestica species - swine) which include: piglets weighing less than 20 kg, pigs with a live weight of 20 kg or more but less than 50 kg, pigs weighing 50 kg and higher, i.e., sows for raising as well as other pigs, including stud boars and porkers.

Source:
  • Regulation (EC) No 1165/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 concerning livestock and meat statistics and repealing Council Directives 93/23/EEC, 93/24/EEC and 93/25/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 321 z 01.12.2008, str. 1, z późn. zm.)

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