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Organic sheep husbandry in Germany - how to tap its full potential

Klumpp, Carolin and Häring, Anna Maria (2005) Organic sheep husbandry in Germany - how to tap its full potential. Paper at: 15th IFOAM Organic World Congress "Researching and Shaping Sustainable Systems", Adelaide, Australien, 20. - 23. September 2005. [Unpublished]

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Organic sheep production in Germany is characterised by diverse production systems. With the choice of breed, flock size and farming methods, sheep farming is feasible under a variety of conditions. The status-quo of the organic sheep sector was analysed based on German-wide surveys of organic sheep farms. This generated new information on current farm organisations and production processes. Weaknesses were identified in production and marketing of organic lamb and sheep milk. A sustainable development of organic sheep husbandry in Germany is only possible if the problems identified are addressed and improved.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:BÖL, BOEL, FKZ 02OE590, Organic sheep husbandry, production methods, solutions addressing weaknesses
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Food systems > Markets and trade
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Sheep and goats
Research affiliation: Germany > University of Hohenheim > Production Theory and Resource Economics
Germany > Federal Organic Farming Scheme - BOELN > Economics > Marktentwicklung
Related Links:http://www.bundesprogramm-oekolandbau.de, http://www.bundesprogramm.de/fkz=02OE590, https://orgprints.org/perl/search/advanced?addtitle%2Ftitle=&keywords=02OE590&projects=BOEL&_order=bypublication&_action_search=Suchen
Deposited By: Bichler, Dipl.-Ing.sc.agr. Barbara
ID Code:15394
Deposited On:05 Feb 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:38
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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