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Calf rearing in organic dairy production

Johnsen , Julie Føske; Ellingsen, Kristian; Grøndahl, Ann Margaret and Mejdell , Cecilie Marie (2012) Calf rearing in organic dairy production. Poster at: Minding animals conference, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 4.-6. July 2012. [Completed]

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Online at: http://www.uu.nl/faculty/humanities/EN/congres/mindinganimals/Pages/default.aspx?refer=/hum/mindinganimals

Summary

Organic farmers utilize a wide variety of practices for suckling and separation of cows and calves, and experiences vary. This constitutes an important resource for finding and testing management practices that may improve animal
welfare and diminish stress at separation. Farmers’ increased awareness of their animals’ behaviours may
provide improvements in welfare and production in the years to come.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:dairy calf rearing, organic, separation, calf, cow
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Norway > NILF - Norwegian Agricultural Economics Research Institute
Norway > NVI - National Veterinary Institute
Deposited By: Grøndahl, Researcher Ann Margaret
ID Code:21793
Deposited On:18 Sep 2013 08:50
Last Modified:18 Sep 2013 08:50
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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