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Producing or purchasing feed usually accounts for more than 50 % of costs in organic monogastric production. Growing and manufacturing on-farm feedstuffs can therefore be an important way to reduce costs for farmers. The ration design of organic feed not only takes economic criteria into account, but also ecological and ethical criteria. It therefore differs from the conventional approach and must be specially designed for organic conditions.
To produce an appropriate feed, farmers need to:
Database and calculation tools can provide very important information and services to help the farmers achieve this.
|Title||Issuing organisation||Year of release||Rating|
|AVIFAF©||Chambre Régionale d’Agriculture des Pays de la...||2015|
|Feed in organic production||Swedish board of Agriculture||2016|
|Feeding pigs in organic farming||French Research Institute for Organic Farming ITAB , Le réseau de l’initiative Bio en Bretagne IBB , Chambre d’agriculture Pays de la Loire , Institut du porc IFIP||2014|
|Feeding pigs: effect of silage (OK-Net Ecofeed Video)||Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL||2019||3.3 (2)|
|Foraging sows on high-protein grassland||French Research Institute for Organic Farming ITAB||2018|
|Fulfilling 100 % organic poultry diets: roughage and foraging from the range||Organic Research Centre ORC, Elm Farm||2015|
|Grass protein - a golden chance to improve organic farming||SEGES||2018|
|Improving health and welfare of pigs - A handbook for organic pig farmers||Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)||2015|
|Maize and beans – Organic roughage with benefits?||Thünen-Institut||2016|
|Poultry feeding in organic farming||French Research Institute for Organic Farming ITAB||2015|
|Proteins from organically grown green crops are promising poultry feed||ICROFS: International Centre for Research in...||2014|
|Rotating pasture for pregnant sows (OK-Net Ecofeed Practice Abstract)||Institut de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation...||2019|
|Roughage for organic laying hens||Økologisk Landsforening (Danish Organic National...||2009|
|Silage feeding for laying hens (OK-Net Ecofeed Practice Abstract)||Aarhus University (AU)||2019|
|Soybean processing technology||Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL||2014|
|Using local raw material for broiler feed in organic farming||ITAB , Chambre d’agricultures des Pays de la Loire , IBB , INRA||2016|
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