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Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs.

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This second edition book discusses the advices on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork; on how appropriate diet can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic production system; and on international standards set for organic feeding of pigs. The book is intended for personne...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 44)

Approved ingredients for organic diets.

The different plant- and animal-based products, supplements and additives that may be used in pig feeds in New Zealand, Europe and other countries are presented.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction and background. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 5) Aims and principles of organic pig production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 17) Elements of pig nutrition. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 170) Diets for organic pig production. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 205) Choosing the right breed and strain of pig. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems. Author(s): Blair, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 250) Conclusions and recommendations for the future. Author(s): Blair, R.