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100% Organic Livestock Feeds – preparing for 2005

Hancock, Jake; Weller, Richard and McCalman, Heather (2003) 100% Organic Livestock Feeds – preparing for 2005. Organic Centre Wales.

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Summary

A project entitled “100% Organic Livestock Feeds – Preparing for 2005” looking at the implications for organic farmers of the removal of the current derogation to use a percentage of non-organic livestock feeds.
1) Researching the required volume of feed stuff, in particular protein crops, and potential for feed production within Wales.
2) Researching the suitability of alternative protein sources, and evaluating livestock systems regarding the potential for a reduction in energy and protein levels.
3) Proposing strategies for the development and stimulation of the industry.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:livestock, feed, 100% organic, protein
Subjects: Values, standards and certification
Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: UK > Soil Association
UK > Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research (IGER)
UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)
Deposited By: Powell, Ms Jane
ID Code:10831
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Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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