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Utilitarian and moralistic farmers take equally good care of animal welfare in Finland

Vainio, Annukka and Kauppinen, Tiina (2006) Utilitarian and moralistic farmers take equally good care of animal welfare in Finland. Forskningsnytt om økologisk landbruk i Norden (1), pp. 18-19.

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A study of Finnish farmers' attitudes towards production animal welfare revealed that a variety of attitudes and management practices can lead to equally good result regarding animal health, productivity and welfare. Organic farmers differed from conventional farmers in providing animals better chances for a pleasant life. The also perceived they could improve animal welfare more than other farmers.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:farmers, attitudes, animal welfare
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
Related Links:http://www.cul.slu.se/information/publik/fnytt2006/fnytt106.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:9191
Deposited On:07 Sep 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:34
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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