Essays about: "poultry"

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  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL TAX ON FOOD IN SWEDEN : How can taxation affect emissions from protein consumption?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Philip Dahlqvist-Sjöberg; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study investigates how policy reform can reduce emissions from the consumption of protein goods in Sweden. The data material used is time-series aggregated sales and price indexes on an annual basis of goods: beef, pork, poultry, fish, and egg, together with respective mean kilograms of emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Premium Private Label Market Growthon the expense of National Brands : A study on the Swedish premium private label market shares and its characteristics.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Jakob Ohlson; [2019]
    Keywords : Premium Private Label; National Brand; Retail Market Share; Sweden; Organic Market Share;

    Abstract : The market share of premium private label goods within the fast-moving consumer goods sector is growing globally. In Sweden, these market shares are relatively small, but new products are continuously introduced in different food categories. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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