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Hygiene management in organic pig husbandry

{Tool} Hygiene management in organic pig husbandry. [Hygienemanagement in der Bioschweinehaltung.] Creator(s): Früh, Barbara. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Bioland Beratung GmbH, KÖN - Kompetenzzentrum Ökolandbau Niedersachsen, Bio Austria. FiBL-Merkblatt. (2011)

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Summary

This leaflet provides ways of optimizing animal hygiene relating to stall design and construction and management practices, provides technical cleaning steps to properly reduce the microbial pressure, lists organic-approved suitable chemical disinfectants as well as alternatives. The leaflet informs reader how pathogens are transmitted and suggests ways to deal with ecto- and endo-parasites. “Prevent instead of treat”, is an important guiding principle for successful hygiene management in organic farming. This leaflet is targeted at organic pig farmers and advisors in German-speaking countries.


Summary translation

Das Merkblatt zeigt am Beispiel der Bioschweinehaltung, welche Maßnahmen der Hygiene, Reinigung und Desinfektion sich für Biobetriebe eignen, um den Keimdruck in der Tierhaltung niedrig zu halten.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Better understand animal hygiene management in organic farming.
What problem does the tool address?:Keeping the germ pressure in animal husbandry low is essential to animal health. Since chemical treatment should be avoided when possible, organic farmers must be well-informed in regard to effective and approved animal hygiene measures, focusing on prevention.
What solution does the tool offer?:Using examples from organic pig farming, the leaflet shows which hygiene, cleaning and disinfection measures are suitable for organic farms.
Country:Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:animal husbandry, animal production, swine, animal health, animal welfare, disease prevention, disease control, parasite control
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
animal husbandry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8532
English
animal production
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_437
English
swine
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7555
English
animal welfare
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
English
animal health
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_431
English
disease prevention
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10394
English
disease control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2327
English
parasite control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_e9cceff4
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net EcoFeed > Selected tools
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Husbandry and Breeding
Austria > Bio Austria - Research
Germany > Bioland
Germany > Kompetenzzentrum Ökolandbau Niedersachsen - KÖN
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/38222, https://www.fibl.org/en/shop-en/1571-hygienemanagement-schweine.html, https://www.fibl.org/, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1296163606086799366, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/742957669886706
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:38222
Deposited On:04 Aug 2020 09:49
Last Modified:27 Nov 2020 17:16
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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