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Feeding for health and welfare

Hovi, Malla and Sundrum, Albert; (editor): Hovi, M. and Baars, T. (Eds.) (2001) Feeding for health and welfare. Proceedings of the 4th NAHWOA-Workshop, 24-27.03.2001, Wageningen, NL, p. 198-202.. NAHWOA - Network of Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture .

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Feeding of livestock in organic production systems was discussed in four different groups: beef production, dairy production, pig production and poultry production.
A. Beef production
The general consensus was that most of these problems require solutions on management and systems level, rather than further nutritional research.
Research and development needs are described.
B. Dairy production
The discussion on health and welfare related problems in dairy feeding focused on many issues.
Some management solutions are given.
Research and development needs are demonstrated.
C. Pig production
Research and development needs are demonstrated.
D. Poultry production
Potential solutions to these problems were suggested.
Research and development needs are displayed.

EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:animal husbandry, animal welfare, Feeding,
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: European Union > Network Animal Health NAHWOA
Related Links:http://www.veeru.reading.ac.uk/organic/events.htm, http://www.veeru.reading.ac.uk/organic/proceedings.htm
Deposited By: Hovi, MS M
ID Code:953
Deposited On:25 Aug 2003
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:27
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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