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Farmer’s Hand Book on Pig Production

By | enero 1st, 2021|Categories: Handbook|

Farmer's Hand Book on Pig Production(For the small holders at village level) is a handbook with information about different proccess of pig production such as breeding, feeding and housing managment. See Farmer's Hand Book on Pig Production here.

International Symposium on Sustainable Animal Production and Health

By | diciembre 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

The symposium will take place from 28 June to 2 July 2021, in Vienna, Austria. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event will be held virtually. The objective of the symposium is to provide and share information on innovative technologies in animal production and health. For more information click here.

Finding climate solutions in the livestock sector

By | diciembre 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|

FAO regional workshops on climate action in the livestock sector established five key takeaways where integrated systems such as silvopastoral systems were identified as options to make livestock systems more productive and efficient, and thereby reduce GHG emissions. The workshop was attended by Over 80 government officials from more than 35 countries from Africa and Latin [...]

Interactions in SPS

By | febrero 20th, 2017|Categories: Forage Production, Library, Media, News|

The soil provides nutrients for pastures and trees to grow, and then falling leaves return nutrients to the soil, protecting it from erosion when rain falls and keeping soil’s moisture. Pastures and fodder shrubs provide feed for animals, but at the same time contribute to improve soil fertility and plant growth.On the other hand, timber trees [...]

Intensive Silvopastoral System with Tithonia

By | julio 31st, 2012|Categories: Forage Production, Library, report|Tags: |

Tithonia diversifolia is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family that is commonly known as the tree marigold,[2] Mexican tournesol, Mexican sunflower, Japanese sunflower or Nitobe chrysanthemum. It is native to eastern Mexico and Central America but has a nearly pantropical distribution as an introduced species.[1] Depending on the area they may be either [...]

Animal Welfare & SPS: the perfect marriage

By | julio 31st, 2012|Categories: Animal Welfare, Environment, Forage Production, Library, report|Tags: , , |

Several factors turned animal welfare into a public issue with growing interest for both academia and consumers: intensification of production systems, changes in feeding confined animals, the constant pursuit of economic efficiency. In the course of these developments, the conditions in which the animals live have often neglected their needs. These issues were addressed by different [...]

SPS Economic results

By | julio 31st, 2012|Categories: Animal Welfare, Economic Results, Environment, Forage Production, Library, report|Tags: , , |

After the initial investment and a stabilization period of 5-6 years, the increase in forage production and higher productivity per hectare generate returns that ensure the economic viability of SPS. Although SPS adoption implies an increase of costs, there is an increase of incomes due to a high productivity and production. Vestibulum sodales ante a purus [...]