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Cover for Animal well-being on organic farms.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare requirements for organic farms; how to select genetic lines of animals that are suitable for organic farming; grazing more than one species on a pasture; understand the differences between EU, US and Canadian organic programmes and the importance of using...

Author(s)
Karreman, H. J.; Fulwider, W.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aims and principles of organic poultry production.

A review on the international guidelines, regulations and standards of poultry feeding was presented in this chapter highlighting its impact on national standards in Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America, USA as well as in developing countries. From the regulations and principles its clear...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

The housing system, genotype, range of feedstuffs available for dietary use and disease prevention measures that need to be considered be considered when devising appropriate feeding programmes for organic pig units are discussed.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter presents the lists and criteria of approved feed ingredients, feedstuffs, nutrient elements, feed additive, and processing of feeds for organic poultry diets.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The pineapple: botany, production and uses.

Like the first edition, this second edition is intended to be an all-inclusive publication for those interested in pineapple production or just wanting to better understand the plant. This second edition builds on the accumulated experience of the first edition authors by including new authors from ...

Author(s)
Sanewski, G. M.; Bartholomew, D. P.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic cattle.

This book is comprised of 7 chapters covering organic cattle production and nutrition. It serves as a reference in understanding the scientific and practical challenges within the organic livestock production. An extensive and unique description of the international guidelines for organic...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937584)
Type
Book
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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

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