Essays about: "Sheep farmers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words Sheep farmers.

  1. 1. The process of product development in small agricultural firms : a multiple case study of Swedish lamb producers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hugo Hultin; Simon Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural sector; farmers; gotland; new food product development; new product development; NPD process; Sheep farmers; small firms;

    Abstract : This study provides a better understanding of small-scale farmers New Product Development (NPD) processes, what activities farmers undertake within and how they work with NPD processes. NPD plays a crucial role in creating and maintaining competitiveness in many industries and its importance has grown over the years due to changing market conditions, also in the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seroprevalence and risk factors for Rift Valley fever and Capripoxvirus in small ruminants in the border region of Tanzania - Zambia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Emelie Olovsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Infectious diseases; RVFS; CaPV; SGPV; sheep and goat pox; seroprevalence; risk factors; Tunduma; Momba; goats; sheep; livestock;

    Abstract : Tanzania is a country where poverty is still high and many households are dependent on agriculture to support their families. Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, make up an important part of agriculture; they are cheap to buy and can easily be sold or exchanged for the farmers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kejsarsnitt på nötkreatur och får i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Ida Borg; [2019]
    Keywords : Dystoki; Kejsarsnitt; Nötkreatur; Ko; Tacka;

    Abstract : Vid dystoki är kejsarsnitt en behandlingsmetod som är användbar och i en del länder utförs ingreppet rutinmässigt. I ett examensarbete som publicerades 2010 av Jenny Eriksson studerades indikation, frekvens och utförande av kejsarsnitt på nötkreatur i Sverige år 2008. Denna information saknades när det gäller djurslaget får. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effects on animal welfare, production and economy when using feed blocks for sheep

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

    Author : Ebba Ekholm; [2019]
    Keywords : feed blocks; sheep; ewes; growing lambs; economy; welfare; health; production;

    Abstract : Feed blocks are a feed product where certain ingredients are mixed together, to createa solid block. The goal is to provide the animals with a small supply of nutrients at atime, such as energy, protein and minerals. In large sheep countries like the UK, thefeed blocks fill a function under certain conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seroprevalence of foot and mouth disease and peste des petits ruminants in small ruminants in Zambia on the border to Tanzania : Searching for common traits among seropositive herds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Lydia Mitternacht; [2019]
    Keywords : foot and mouth disease; peste des petits ruminants; sheep and goat plague; seroprevalence; small ruminants; Zambia; transboundary diseases; sheep; goats; FMD; PPR;

    Abstract : Foot and mouth disease (FMD) and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) are highly contagious viral diseases affecting sheep and goats all over the world. Small ruminants are often owned by poor small-scale farmers in the developing world, and several studies have identified them to be among the most important livestock species for the poor. READ MORE