Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 16 - 18 of 18 essays containing the words Organic certification.

  1. 16. Behaviour and growth of piglets weaned at 5 and 7 weeks of age in an organic environment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Maria Eriksson; [2006]
    Keywords : Piglets; weaning; behaviour; body weight; organic production;

    Abstract : Weaning in pig production today is an abrupt change at an early age for the piglets. Problems that can be associated with weaning is behavioral and health problems for the young pig. Such problems can be impaired intestinal functions, reduced weight gain, and increased stress syndromes. READ MORE

  2. 17. Comparison of milk production and fertility of dairy cows in conventional and ecological farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Josefin Walldén; [2005]
    Keywords : Dairy cows; organic farming; milk yield; reproductive performance;

    Abstract : Fertility and production traits of SRB and SLB cows in Swedish organic and conventional dairy production were compared in this study. Data were collected from the Swedish milk-recording system and the Swedish certification organization for organic production (KRAV). In the study 794 092 cow lactation records between year 1997 and 2002 were used. READ MORE

  3. 18. Ekologisk nötköttsproduktion i Gävleborgs län

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Johanna Rangrost; [2004]
    Keywords : ekologi; ekologisk nötköttsproduktion; nötkött;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to make an inventory and a potential analysis of the organic beef production in the region of Gävleborg, Sweden. A survey was conducted, where a questionaire was sent to all farmers in the region who had environmental subsidies concerning organic cropping systems in 2001. READ MORE