Essays about: "Livestock"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 350 essays containing the word Livestock.

  1. 1. Investigation of the livestock prices in Sweden and the effect of the membership of the European Union

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Camilla Nordin; [2021]
    Keywords : Meat production; Import; Livestock; Agriculture; Sweden; European Union; Self-sufficient level;

    Abstract : The aim with this research is to investigate if there is a relationship between import of meat and the price on livestock in Sweden. It also investigates if the Swedish membership of the European Union has affected both the price on livestock and the quantity of import of meat to Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cereals as ‘leftover biomass’ : an analysis of Swedish cereal production from the perspective of feed-food competition

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Beatrice Tillgren; [2021]
    Keywords : feed-food competition; left-over biomass; low‐opportunity‐cost feedstuff; cereals; cereal quality; wheat; rye; barley; oats; Swedish cereal production;

    Abstract : In a time with climate change and a growing population it is important to use the arable land as effectively as possible to ensure food security and minimize environmental impacts. Currently, livestock production uses 70% of all agricultural land which highlights the competition between the usage of land for crops for feed rather than for human consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. A statistical approach to understand Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever prevalence in Pakistan

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Internationell hälsa

    Author : Abdul Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever; Pakistan regions; literacy rate; livestock; border effect; linear regression;

    Abstract : Geographically, Pakistan is in the western part of south Asia at about 24-37 °N latitudes and62-75 °E longitudes. Livestock and agriculture are two major sectors in Pakistan and play animportant role in the country economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms : incorporating sustainability into the measure of eco-efficiency

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elin Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : dairy farms; eco-efficiency; environmental pressures; planetary boundaries;

    Abstract : This thesis introduces a novel method to incorporate absolute values of GHG emissions into the measure of eco-efficiency. The aim is to assess eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms and adjusting the scores towards a threshold of absolute levels of GHG emissions using the proposed method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transboundary caprine diseases in Zambia : A study on seroepidemiology and associated risk factors for peste des petits ruminants, foot and mouth disease and contagious caprine pleuropneumonia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Elin Johnsson; [2020]
    Keywords : peste de petits ruminants; contagious caprine pleuropneumonia; foot and mouth disease; caprine;

    Abstract : Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP), and foot and mouth disease (FMD) are highly contagious that can rapidly spread throughout a country. Due to the many health effects, and potentially high mortality, they have an extensive impact on the production system. READ MORE