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Cover for Introduction and background.

This publication presents guidelines on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork. Details on permitted feed ingredients and suitable dietary formulations are included, with an emphasis on those grown or...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diets for organic pig production.

This chapter describes the formulation of diets for feeding a herd of pigs under an organic farrow-to-finish operation, including creep, starter, grower, finisher, sow gestation, sow lactation and boar feeds.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and recommendations for the future.

This chapter provides recommendations for future pig feed formulation to further improve performance and production in organic farming systems.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and background.

This chapter provides an introduction to organic farming of cattle as well as their nutrition. The different topics addressed include the aims and principles of organic cattle production, elements of cattle nutrition, ingredients for organic diets, breeds for organic production, feeding organic...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937584)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Choosing the right breed and strain.

This chapter describes the characteristics of chicken, turkey, duck, goose, quail, ostrich and emu breeds/strains that need to be considered for a dietary regime and feeding programme in organic poultry production. Consumer attitudes/preferences regarding meat and egg quality and animal welfare as...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

The factors related to organic and free range chicken egg and meat production in Denmark are presented, including housing, genotype, nutrition and feeding behaviour, diets and feeds, feed supplements and additives, forage crops, diseases, animal welfare and food safety issues.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and recommendations for the future.

This chapter summarizes the topics discussed in this book in terms of consumer preference for organic poultry meat and eggs, regulations, poultry nutrition and feeding, production of organic feeds, breed selection and feed composition and includes recommendations for future progress in these fields.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This book presents advice and guidelines on how appropriate diets can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic poultry production system. The topics include the aims and principles of organic poultry production, elements of poultry nutrition, approved ingredients...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and background.

This chapter describes the changing consumer preference for organic food in relation to poultry feeding and egg and meat production.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aims and principles of organic poultry production.

This chapter describes the characteristics and world standards of organic poultry production in terms of regulatory, feeding and animal health and welfare aspects.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter