Increased livestock productivity
|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.