Essays about: "pasture"

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  1. 1. Urea’s ability to break the life cycle of Nematodirus spp. in situ : a field study on sheep in New Zealand

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Carolina Falkman; [2020]
    Keywords : Nematodirus; Strongyles; sheep; nematodes; urea; nitrogen; anthelmintic; resistance;

    Abstract : Nematodirus spp., along with other gastrointestinal nematodes, are a common cause of disease among sheep and remains a major animal health concern, and cause of reduced productivity for sheep farmers around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of afforestation and crop systems on the water balance in the highlands of Ethiopia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Rebecca Naomi Ter Borg; [2020]
    Keywords : Acacia decurrens; landscape water balance; sediment yield; soil and water conservation; SWAT modelling; water balance partitioning;

    Abstract : In the Upper Blue Nile Basin land use is rapidly changing due to agricultural development and intensification with potential effects on the water availability both up- and downstream. This study is aimed to explore the impact of agricultural land use change on a landscape water balance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adapting together in times of climate change : the potential of adaptive governance for improving the cooperation between reindeer herders and forest owners in northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Freya Grüsgen; [2020]
    Keywords : social-ecological system; land use; reindeer husbandry; forestry; climate change; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer husbandry has long been a central element of the traditional livelihood and culture of indigenous Sami people in northern Sweden. However, it faces several challenges from competing land uses, primarily forestry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do growing pigs build sleeping nests? : a behavioural study in domestic pigs and European wild boar

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

    Author : Wilhelmina Ehrenkrona; [2020]
    Keywords : growing pigs; behaviors; nest-building; sleeping nest; European wild boar; sus scrofa; domestic pigs;

    Abstract : The domesticated pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, has long been used for meat produc-tion. Its wild relative, the wild boar, Sus scrofa scrofa, gives an important possibil-ity to study some aspects of the domestication process. Thereby increasing our knowledge of important behaviours that may still exist in our domestic pigs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative movement behaviour and habitat selection of semi-domestic herbivore : central-place grazing versus free-range grazing in Reindeer (Rangifer t. tarandus)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Muhammad Fawad Sharif; [2020]
    Keywords : supplementary feeding; habitat selection; lichen-rich forests; home range size; Rangifer tarandus tarandus; reindeer husbandry management; Sámi; recursive movements; utility distribution; clear cuts; brownian bridge movement model;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) husbandry mainly relies on natural pastures to ensure a sustainable animal production. In Sweden, coniferous forest areas are most commonly utilized as grazing grounds during winter. Additionally, supplementary feeding is sometimes provided for free-ranging animals to ensure their survival. READ MORE