WHAT CONSUMERS THINK
Consumers agree vaccination is the preferred method for controlling boar taint. In fact, consumers in Australia and New Zealand have enjoyed pork from vaccinated boars since 1998.
Market research in Europe, Asia and Australia from 2004 - 2008 revealed positive consumer reaction to the concept of vaccination as an alternative to physical castration.12-15,26
Furthermore, the overwhelming majority of over 5,300 consumers from seven countries found vaccination to control boar taint to be acceptable and preferable compared to physical castration.12-15,26