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{Tool} Feed in organic production. [Foder i ekologisk produktion.] Creator(s): Danielsson, Dan-Axel. Issuing Organisation(s): Swedish board of Agriculture. Jordbruksinformation, no. JO16:12. (2016)

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Online at: https://webbutiken.jordbruksverket.se/sv/artiklar/jo1612.html


In this booklet, the most common feed materials in Swedish organic production are listed. For each feed ingredient and feedstuff, nutrient content, treatment, opportunities and restrictions are described for feeding to ruminants, pigs and poultry. Additionally, some guidelines on their use are given. Poultry includes laying hens and broiler chickens, but most information can also apply to ducks, geese and turkeys. The feed resources described are organic ley crops, pasture, whole crops, straw, corn, potatoes, oats, barley, wheat, triticale, rye, faba beans, peas, lupins, rape seed and turnip rape, linseed, soya beans and fish meal. The booklet is relevant and available to use for advisors and farmers.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Common feed resources in Swedish organic production and how to use them.
What problem does the tool address?:There are few technical documents that concisely identify the most common feedstuffs used in organic farming and their specificities
What solution does the tool offer?:For each feedstuff, nutrient content, treatment/processing and possibilities/restrictions for feeding different animal species are described.
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:feeding and ration planning, cereals, feeding, grain legumes, pastures, roughage, oilseeds
Agrovoc keywords:
Englishgrain legumeshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3351
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Denmark > Other organizations
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36477, https://www.jordbruksverket.se, https://webbutiken.jordbruksverket.se/sv/artiklar/jo1612.html, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/photos/a.341364110046066/501647934017682, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1178947591037423616
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36477
Deposited On:25 Sep 2019 15:27
Last Modified:09 Mar 2020 11:06
Document Language:Swedish/Svenska

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