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Organic poultry and egg production in the Netherlands

Bestman, Monique (editor): Wageningen UR, Communication Services (Ed.) (2011) Organic poultry and egg production in the Netherlands. Biokennis Organic Knowledge update. Wageningen UR, Communication Services.

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There are over 1 million organic laying hens in the Netherlands. Organic eggs are in high demand on the domestic market. Dutch organic poultry meat has a small but growing market share. To facilitate organic poultry farmers, Wageningen UR and Louis Bolk Institute carry out a variety of research aimed specifically at organic poultry meat and egg production. Hot topics are the protein content of poultry feed, organic rearing and animal health.
The report contains sector facts, sector aspirations, current affairs and research projects.


EPrint Type:Report
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
"Organics" in general > Country reports > Netherlands
Knowledge management
Research affiliation: Netherlands > Wageningen University and Research Centre WUR
Deposited By: Schoenaker, Bertine
ID Code:18911
Deposited On:20 Jun 2011 06:33
Last Modified:20 Jun 2011 06:33
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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