Increased livestock productivity

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Description: A change in production characteristics, such as milk production per animal, carcass weight and off-take rates, which will also have an impact on the feed conversion ratio; in general, this will be lower in more productive animals
Is implemented in: Livestock systems
Associated theme items: Agricultural land use (Land use)Animal husbandry (Food)

Associated policy response component

Component: Land and biodiversity policies
Page: Land and biodiversity policies/Agricultural production system

Effects of this policy intervention on components

Component: Livestock systems
Effect : Change the amount of feed crops and grass needed to feed animals.

Component: Land-use allocation
Effect : A change in feed crop and grass requirements results in changes in land use, e.g. grasslands and cropping areas.