Animal Welfare & SPS: the perfect marriage

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Animal Welfare, Environment, Forage Production|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 | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Animal Welfare, Economic Results, Environment, Forage Production|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 [...]