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livestock

[′līv‚stäk]
(agriculture)
Animals, such as cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, and horses, that are utilized for various purposes on a farm or ranch.
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World livestock production systems: current status, issues and trends.
This complex issue also requires integration of disciplinary perspectives and diverse empirical material, including a) epidemiological models at the population level, b) health systems indicators, c) inward and outward trade indices, d) information on existing health and agricultural policy and regulations, e) cultural attitudes toward specific interventions, f) political constraints and opportunities, and g) economic data on livestock production systems. After the epidemiological models have been completed, macroeconomic modeling has the potential to embed such heterogeneous data sets into a comprehensive framework for assessments of specific interventions in terms of cost benefits and cost effectiveness (Beutels et al.
22 September 2010 - The rapidly surging global demand for animal products resulted in an intensification and expansion of industrialised livestock production systems, in developed countries, and increasingly in developing nations.
It opens with four articles surveying the development of livestock production systems in African, North America, and South America and providing a brief history of the Japanese Society of Animal Science.
The southwest of Western Australia has livestock production systems based on annual pasture.
Autonomous Livestock Systems at CSIRO Livestock Industries, says, 'Wireless Sensor Networks provide the opportunity to autonomously monitor and manage livestock production systems in real time.
The second chapter discusses the strategies that were implemented by different government regimes to convert pastoral livestock production systems into commercial ranching.
We use gross nitrogen production from livestock effluent as a proxy for the nitrogen surplus for various livestock production systems (3).
It requires very clearly defined strategy to strengthen the small livestock farmers and household livestock production systems which undoubtedly bring economic and social improvement at the family, village, provincial and national levels.
Founded in 1952, Chore-Time began with simple metal feeders for agricultural animals and now makes fully integrated poultry and livestock production systems. Brock was founded in 1957 to produce small feed-storage bins for poultry and livestock farms, with products evolving through the years to include huge silos and other grain-storage complexes.

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