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Increasing livestock productivity

Increasing livestock productivity

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Published by The Library in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Library.
SeriesLibrary bibliography / Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food -- no.20, Library bibliography (Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) -- no.20.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Library.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14542142M

Chapter 2 Factors Influencing Livestock Productivity Elsa Lamy, Sofia van Harten, Elvira Sales-Baptista, Maria Manuela Mendes Guerra and André Martinho de Almeida Abstract Numerous factors affect livestock production and productivity. In this chapter we will address those that are of paramount importance: climate, nutrition, and health aspects. ‎Genetic Intensification of livestock is the increase in productivity of livestock, both terrestrial and aquatic populations, with limited increase in the amount of land devoted to livestock grazing or raising. This is necessary in the face of increased demand for livestock products despite limited potential to .

Book January Its overall goal is to contribute to increasing the climate resilience and adaptive capacities of the The role of the stockman in livestock productivity and management. Get this from a library! Heat stress and animal productivity. [Anjali Aggarwal; Ramesh Upadhyay] -- The book is on livestock with specific reference to heat stress and its alleviation. The topic is very pertinent in light of the impacts of climate change on livestock production and health. Work.

Delayed age at first calving reduces dairy productivity by increasing the need for replacement animals and increasing the costs of raising the replacements because of longer feeding periods. Heifers should be 23–25 mo old at first calving, which means they should conceive when 14–16 mo old.   ILRI livestock research on food and nutritional security • ILRI works to increase the productivity of livestock in low-income countries—e.g., through better feeds, breeds and health—to greatly augment food supplies. • ILRI works to better nourish as well as feed poor people through livestock-derived foods.


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12 Tips to Increase Productivity on Your Livestock Farm. by Akinbobola A. 1 Comment. There are many things you need to put in place in order to achieve the highest productivity you desire for your agribusiness.

If you Increasing livestock productivity book implement the following tips, your livestock farm productivity would improve. The project Improving Methods Increasing livestock productivity book Estimating Livestock Production and Productivity seeks methods of improving the quality of livestock data across a range of species.

It supports the Global Strategy on Agricultural and Rural Statistics, and focuses on production-level livestock: specifically theFile Size: 1MB.

Enhancing livestock productivity - through better reproduction and breeding management The objective of our activities is to improve livestock production and reproduction of breeds adapted to the local environments, with emphasis on the characterization of livestock genetic resources, the identification of genes controlling productive and economic traits, and the establishment or the.

The changes in livestock production have had important implications for economic efficiency, final product prices, water and air pollution, food safety, and rural development. ERS collects detailed information using the Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) to describe and document changes in hog, dairy, cow-calf, and broiler production practices.

Title: Identifying Strategies for Increasing Livestock Water Productivity in the Blue Nile Basin  Authors: CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food Date: Increasing livestock productivity - through innovative and efficient animal nutrition The main constraint to livestock development in many developing countries is the scarcity and fluctuating quantity and quality of available feed supply, nutrient imbalance in many native pastures and crop residues and/or lack of or limited usage of commercial concentrate feeds such as soybean, cottonseed and.

Browsing PN37 - Nile Livestock Water Productivity by Issue Date Jump to a point in the index: (Choose year)   Read David Allen’s best-selling book Getting Things Done.

This is one of the most important productivity books you will ever read. Read it, apply the tips in your daily lives and get more things done. Here’re more great books about productivity too: 35 Books on Productivity and Organizational Skills for an Effective Life. Learn to Author: Leon Ho.

Livestock farming involves the rearing of animals for food and other human uses, such as producing leather, wool and even type of farming primarily applies to cattle or dairy cows, chickens, goats, pigs, horses and sheep but it is also increasingly relevant for other animals such as donkeys, mules, rabbits and insects such as bees which are now being raised as part of livestock.

A new method of increasing livestock productivity; castration with hormonal integrity = (Novyi metod povysheniya produktivnosti skota). Author: Aramis Aramovich Baĭburt︠si︡︠an︡ ; Mifʻal tirgume ha-madaʻ ha-Yiśreʼeli. Environmental Policy Review Livestock Production Systems and their Environmental Implications in Ethiopia By Tom Kimball Introduction Environmental degradation from human pressures and land use has become a major worldwide problem, though the effects are felt more in developing countries due to the high population growthFile Size: KB.

Livestock production systems will be affected in various ways (table 2 and see Thornton et al. () for a review), and changes in productivity are inevitable.

Increasing climate variability will undoubtedly increase livestock production risks as well as reduce the Cited by: Taking a hands-on approach, it reflects the author’s authoritative experience and emphasizes how to maintain and maximize an animal’s well-being and productivity.

Over illustrations, external parts and skeletal drawings, and new photographs offer readers a close look at each species and each livestock management by: Increasing Water Productivity in Agriculture Amede, T., Geheb, K. and Douthwaite, B. (b) Enabling the uptake of livestock–water productivity interventions in the crop–livestock systems.

However, increasing livestock numbers in the face of climate change oriented toward reduced feed base can lead to poor livestock productivity, lower meat yield and quality, poor health, increased vulnerability of rangelands to uncontrolled stocking rates, and reduced livelihoods due to reduced feed-base, increased disease outbreaks, and.

Mitigating climate change, enhancing resilience and increasing livestock productivity 1. Products Fostering adaptation to climate change with mitigation co-benefits Tools and solutions to sustainably intensify livestock production Building resilience with livestock assets Why.

Climate change is the biggest long term threat to agriculture and food security Livestock are a major source of.

Livestock production systems in developing countries: status, drivers, trends H. Steinfeld, T. Wassenaar & S. Jutzi Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy Summary This paper describes and assesses the current status of livestock production.

Productivity An effective way of reducing the carbon and water footprints is to reduce livestock numbers and increase production per animal. Greater productivity generates less GHG emission per unit of livestock.

Production efficiency can be improved through breeding, feeding management and alternative production : Janine Ryan. Similarly, livestock productivity is often much lower than it could be.

Reducing these gaps by enhancing the productivity of agro-ecosystems and increasing the efficiency of soil, water, fertilizer, livestock feed and other agricultural inputs offers higher returns to agricultural producers, reducing povertyFile Size: KB. Livestock economics Archana Ruhela, Malini Sinha.

Categories: Economy. increasing Post a Review. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will. of productivity growth across agricultural sectors and land-use change in the recent past to help understand what may happen in the future.

We improve on previous studies by using output specific measures of total factor productivity (TFP) that disaggregate crops. Diversification into livestock, and increasing livestock productivity should form part of strategies for poverty reduction and agricultural productivity growth in developing coun- tries, because a large share of the rural poor keep livestock as contributors to their liveli.Increasing net productivity of crops or livestock.

How does intensive farming increase net productivity of crops or livestock? 1) Increases efficiency of energy conversion (e.g. by restricting movement).