Essays about: "poultry"

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  1. 1. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial resolution threshold in layers and red jungle fowls : are there differences due to light intensity or light spectra?

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

    Author : Pauline Annerstedt; [2018]
    Keywords : spatial resolution threshold; layer; red jungle fowls; visual acuity;

    Abstract : The domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) originates from the forests in South-east Asia. It may be correct to assume that the visual system of the domestic fowl is still adapted to light that is filtered through the green forest canopy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimal light spectrum to laying hens

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

    Author : Rosan De Groot; [2018]
    Keywords : laying hen; behavior; light; spectrum; preference;

    Abstract : Modern poultry farming still struggles with high levels of feather pecking in laying hens (Gallus gallus domesticus). This form of abnormal pecking behavior is known to be affected by multiple factors, including effects from the light environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fluralaner : – en säker substans med hög effektivitet?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Sanna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Isoxazoliner; fluralaner; Bravecto; Exzolt; säkerhet;

    Abstract : Fluralaner är en ny ektoparasiticid som tillhör substansgruppen isoxazoliner och introducerades på marknaden 2014 av MSD Animal Health. För närvarande finns det bara två veterinärmedicinska läkemedel på marknaden som innehåller fluralaner, vilka är Bravecto™ och Exzolt™. READ MORE

  5. 5. Förekomst av specifika bakterier i färskfoder innehållande produkter från fjäderfä åt hund

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Lovisa Staaf Hästö; [2018]
    Keywords : färskfoder; BARF; Salmonella; Campylobacter; Enterobacteriaceae; Clostridium perfringens;

    Abstract : Färskfoder och BARF ”ben och rå föda” har utvecklats till att bli ett allt mer populärt utfodringsalternativ för hundar. Dess användning är dock även associerad med viss debatt då icke värmebehandlade köttprodukter kan vara förenade med en ökad förekomst av bakterier, jämfört med övriga kommersiella utfodringsalternativ. READ MORE