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Animal Health Plans for Organic Livestock Farms

Hovi, Malla (2000) Animal Health Plans for Organic Livestock Farms. Elm Farm Research Centre Bulletin (51), pp. 10-11.

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Summary

The new UKROFS Standards require organic farmers to prepare an animal or livestock health plan. This should aim to be prevent disease by means of suitable breeds, good husbandry, quality feed, regular exercise and access to pasture and appropriate stocking densities. This article gives an introduction to the process and explains the help that is available.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:animal health plan, livestock health plan
Subjects: Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)
Deposited By: Powell, Ms Jane
ID Code:10815
Deposited On:19 Jun 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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