"...Human beings like music so I asked myself, why not for animals?" said Gerard Sina, director of Urwibutso, a farm attached to a popular truck-stop. "We have to select music which can satisfy my animals."
As the honeyed lilt of Shania Twain wafts over the pig-pens, Sina says he discovered the technique in Belgium six years ago and claims he's seen dramatic results.
"I have a sample which have been reared with music and another without. Those reared with music double their yields in terms of number of offspring, the quality of the meat and their weight," he tells Reuters...www.thestarphoenix.com