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Feeding pigs in organic farming

{Tool} Feeding pigs in organic farming. [Alimentation des porcins en agriculture biologique.] Creator(s): Bordes, Anne; Calvar, Cathrine; Maupertius, Florence; Alibert, Laurent; Ferchaud, Stéphane; Uzureau, Anne; Roinsard, Antoine and Carrière, Julie. Issuing Organisation(s): ITAB - Institute for Organic Agriculture and Food, IBB - Initiative Bio Bretagne, Chambres d’agriculture Pays de la Loire, IFIP - Institut du Porc. OK-Net EcoFeed-selected tool. (2014)

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The technical booklet "Feeding pigs in organic farming" is intended for farmers and advisors. It is based on the results of four research projects and provides a synthesis of information on e.g. the regulations concerning the feeding of organic pigs, feeding management and the needs of animals according to their physiological stage. Furthermore, it includes information on the nutritive value of organic raw materials, examples of diet formulation and expected performances, the use of feedstuff and its manufacturing on the farm. This document has been produced specifically for organic farming but may be useful for all pig farmers. It can be used regardless of a farm's location.

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Le cahier technique “Alimentation des porcins en agriculture biologique” s’adresse aux éleveurs et conseillers. Il s’appuie sur les résultats issus de 4 projets de recherche et apporte des informations synthétiques sur : la réglementation concernant l’alimentation des porcs biologiques ; la conduite alimentaire ; les besoins des animaux en fonction de leur stade physiologique ; la valeur alimentaire des matières premières biologiques ; des exemples de formulations alimentaires et de performances attendues ; l’utilisation des parcours et du fourrage et sur la fabrication d’aliments à la ferme. Ce document a été réalisé spécifiquement pour l’agriculture biologique, mais peut être utile pour tous les éleveurs de porcs. Il est utilisable quelle que soit la localisation des élevages.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Synthetic and complete information on the feeding of organic pigs.
What problem does the tool address?:Information on pig feeding is fragmented: it is important to have comprehensive and complete technical guides.
What solution does the tool offer?:This technical booklet summarizes the recommendations and knowledge from four research projects.
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:animal husbandry, pigs, feed formulations, feeds, ration planning, roughage
Agrovoc keywords:
animal husbandry
feed formulations
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
France > IFIP - Institut du porc
France > ITAB - Institut Technique en Agriculture Biologique
France > Other organizations
Related Links:http://wiki.itab-lab.fr/alimentation/wakka.php?wiki=PagePrincipale, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/36548, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/photos/a.341364110046066/513588569490285, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1184767645381476354
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:36548
Deposited On:12 Oct 2019 09:19
Last Modified:26 Jul 2022 18:13
Document Language:French/Francais, Spanish/Español, Swedish/Svenska

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