Difference between revisions of "Improvement of feed conversion"

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|Description=Improvement of feed conversion ratio of small ruminants, such as sheep and goats. This means other breeds will be used that need less grass to produce the same amount of meat.
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|Description=Improvement of feed conversion ratio of small ruminants, such as sheep and goats. This means other breeds will be used that need less grass to produce the same amount of meat [CHECK!].
 
|LanduseThemeItem=Agricultural land use (Land use)
 
|LanduseThemeItem=Agricultural land use (Land use)
 
|FoodThemeItem=Animal husbandry (Food)
 
|FoodThemeItem=Animal husbandry (Food)
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|EffectOnComponent=Livestock
 
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|EffectDescription=decreases the demand for grass.
 
|EffectDescription=decreases the demand for grass.
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|EffectOnComponent=Nutrient balances
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|EffectDescription=The increased use of concentrates effects the height of N and P excretion for cattle, pigs, poultry and small ruminants in mixed and industrial systems. In this example a 10% lower N and P excretion has been assumed.
 
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Revision as of 11:48, 31 March 2014

Description: Improvement of feed conversion ratio of small ruminants, such as sheep and goats. This means other breeds will be used that need less grass to produce the same amount of meat [CHECK!].
Is implemented in: Livestock
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
Effect : decreases the demand for grass.

Component: Nutrient balances
Effect : The increased use of concentrates effects the height of N and P excretion for cattle, pigs, poultry and small ruminants in mixed and industrial systems. In this example a 10% lower N and P excretion has been assumed.