Two years ago animal scientist Kirsty Chidgey’s completed a PhD study investigating the relative merits of farrowing crates versus farrowing pens. It’s highly topical – and, in its conclusion, potentially controversial.
When a proposed study on the care of livestock prior to slaughter met with a muted response from the farming community, the researcher had to adjust quickly. Jacqui Gibson reports on the saga of The Good Death project.
Fattoria Poggerino is a boutique winery and heritage B&B located deep in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti wine district. Known for producing some of the region’s best Chianti Classico, the winery is open seasonally for wine tours.