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Feedstuffs for organic pigs

{Tool} Feedstuffs for organic pigs. [Alimenti per il suino biologico.] Creator(s): Commellini, Michele; Bochicchio, Davide and Della Casa, Giacinto. Issuing Organisation(s): Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria CREA - CRA-SUI UNITÀ DI RICERCA PER LA SUINICOLTURA. OK-Net EcoFeed-selected tool. (2012)

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Online at: http://sito.entecra.it/portale/public/documenti/alimenti_per_il_suino_biologico.pdf

Summary

This tool is created for pig farmers who want to use organic feedstuffs other than soybean, because a big part of soybeans is genetically modified and the risk of cross contamination is high.
The Italian Ministry of Agriculture finances the Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics (CREA) to investigate solutions for organic nutrition. CREA created a manual with existing and new information about organic feedstuffs.
The manual is a list of information about characteristics and utilization of main feedstuffs for pigs. For each feed there are summarised agronomic information, nutritional values of single feeds in the table, and potential uses and limitation of each ingredient in a ration.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Manual for easy reference for pig rations and useful to revise ingredients of the ration thanks to feed nutritional table.
What problem does the tool address?:Due to the risk of cross contamination between genetically modified soybeans and organic ones, it is necessary to find different protein sources to use as feedstuffs in organic farming.
What solution does the tool offer?:This manual helps farmers to use other feedstuffs than soybeans.
Country:Italy
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:animal husbandry, alfalfa, amino acids, daily rations, feed formulations, feeding, feeds, lysine, nutritive value, pastures, swine
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englishanimal husbandryhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
EnglishMedicago sativahttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4693
Englishamino acidshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_342
Englishdaily rationshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_27927
Englishfeed formulationshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10772
Englishfeedinghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2838
Englishfeedshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2843
Englishlysinehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4487
Englishnutritive valuehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5278
Englishpastureshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5626
Englishswine feverhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7556
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
Italy > CREA
Related Links:http://sito.entecra.it/portale/public/documenti/alimenti_per_il_suino_biologico.pdf, http://www.crea.gov.it/, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36935, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/photos/a.341364110046066/565597954289346, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1207650787293310977
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36935
Deposited On:12 Dec 2019 13:18
Last Modified:19 Dec 2019 13:16
Document Language:Italian/Italiano
Status:Unpublished

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