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Quality of lamb meat in organic vs conventional sheep farming

{Facility} Quality of lamb meat in organic vs conventional sheep farming. Runs 2005 - 2008. Facility Leader(s): Sophie, PRACHE and Marc, BENOIT, INRA Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique.

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Description in project N°6568
Experimentation based on 2 flocks of 50 ewes (limousine breed), one on organic farming, the other on conventional farming; 14ha of permanent grassland are used, 6ha on conventional and 8 ha on organic.
Same lambing date (end April). Measurements made only on males, fattened only with grass or only with concentrates.

EPrint Type:Research facility description
Type of Facility:Animal research facility
Keywords:Sheep, quality, lambs, traceability
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Research affiliation: France > INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Related Links:http://www.inra.fr/Internet/Projets/ciab/, http://www.inra.fr/Internet/Projets/ciab/qualite_ovins.pdf
Location:Orcival INRA Farm. 40km South West Clermont-Ferrand (Auvergne Region, centre France).
Moutaneous area. Altitude 1000-1100m
Start Date:1 January 2005
End Date:31 December 2008
Deposited By: BENOIT, Marc
ID Code:6946
Deposited On:18 Jan 2006
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:29

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