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The book start with a review of organic principles and the key question of the right breeds for organic farming. It then discusses forage-based nutrition and animal health as well as safety and environmental impact. The volume goes on to assess different types of organic animal farming, from smallholder tropical to pastoral rangeland systems. It concludes by focussing on key issues in the organic farming of beef and dairy cattle, poultry, pigs, sheep and goats, fish and bees.Edited by two leading authorities in the field, and with an international team of expert authors, this will be a standard reference for all those interested in understanding, improving and promoting organic animal farming.
Number of Pages: 420
Series Title: Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Pub
Street Date: October 19, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-8030
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