Difference between revisions of "Intensification/extensification of livestock systems"

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Description: a change in the distribution of the production over pastoral and mixed systems; usually to a larger share of the production in mixed systems, which inherently changes the overall feed conversion ratios of ruminants.
Is implemented in: Livestock
Associated theme items: 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: Agricultural economy and forestry
Effect : An intensification of livestock systems decreases the average area needed per animal (in land using livestock systems)

Component: Agricultural systems
Effect : An intensification of livestock systems decreases the average area needed per animal (in land using livestock systems)