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animal production

the technology applied to the keeping of animals for profit. Includes feeding, breeding, housing and marketing. Of great importance is the making of the financial arrangements necessary to the successful carrying out of each enterprise in the light of the market conditions for the sale of the end products.

animal production data
include milk production, race times for distances, annual egg production weighted for age, clean wool yield, pig litter size, annual pigs weaned per sow. Includes raw data and analyses of indexes used as measures of performance and as targets in production systems.
animal production systems
include the categories of extensive, ranch, irrigation, dryfarming, intensive, factory farming, pastoral, feedlot, permanent housing, breeding establishments, fattening farms, flying herds.
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The goal of the AFRI Food Security challenge area in 2015 is to develop more sustainable, productive, and economically viable plant and animal production systems.
Faisal Hassan Ibrahim has affirmed importance of developing animal production systems on the policies of genetic improvement for the development of livestock in Sudan.
Fortunately, we are at the forefront of several new technologies that will allow us to understand animal production systems in deeper and more meaningful ways.
Also, there is a constant need to provide more assistance in advancement of animal production systems and their associated feeding requirement in developing countries.
Their Prohealth consortium, made up of representatives from 11 countries, has been granted more than PS10m - the largest EU grant awarded in this field - to identify solutions to reconcile modern animal production systems and sustainability.
He has achieved outstanding researches in many disciplines of animal sciences including animal production systems, environmental management, animal welfare science and nutritional management.
To guide readers, a topical table of contents in the front matter groups entries according to subjects such as animal production systems, engines and motors, irrigation, biofuels, microbial processes, waste management, and general engineering topics (e.
Paradoxically, as our-food animal production systems have become more efficient, there has been a concomitant decrease in the reproductive performance of dairy cows and a continuation of significant neonatal illness and death in our livestock and poultry industries.
He recently graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with his degree in animal production systems.
Other supermarkets operators, notably ASDA with its working-class customer target market but even Safeway and Marks & Spencer with their focus on the higher-earning shoppers, have had trouble with the costs and prices of meat from animal production systems based on high welfare standards.
We studied the soil, ecosystems and animal production systems, all of which impact sustainability.
Countries, such as Brazil, China, Russia and other Asian and African regions have been on a catching up mode as they are increasingly adopting modern animal production systems to keep abreast of enhancing domestic demand.

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