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What Innovations for What Livestock Farming Systems?

What Innovations for What Livestock Farming Systems?

Special INRA Issue Animal Productions


R. Baumont, S. Ingrand

Edition 2015

Based on general questions on the innovative conception and evaluation of systems, this number explores different levers of radical changes being toyed with in livestock farming: precision farming, industrial ecology, agro-ecology, with their sub-divisions (sensors fitted to the animals, fish farming with recirculated water, low input dairy systems). Two articles round out the panorama by looking at listing innovations in livestock farms in France and the diversified dynamics of innovation and change in Africa.


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Le muscle et  la viande numero special prod. animales n°2 2015

Muscle and Meat

Special Inra Issue animal productions


Edition 2015

This issue summarises the knowledge acquired from all recent research into muscle and meat, including fish. It helps in understanding better the mechanisms determining the components of quality.


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Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare

Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare


X. Manteca i Vilanova, A. J. Smith

Edition 2014

This work outlines the general principles and recommendations on the raising of domestic animals applied to the Southern countries, especially tropical regions. These recommendations are important in a context of intensification of farms (dairy, poultry, etc.) and changes in conventional farming. They address the "new" and traditional farmers so that they can take account of constraints in the conduct of animals and maintain their well-being.


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Being a Farmer Today

Being a Farmer Today

Individualisation of the Work of Farmers


C. Nicourt

Edition 2013

Based on archive documents and surveys, the author analyses the transformation of farmers, both men and women, since the beginning of the last century. It addresses the influences of post-war modernisation and group farming in the 1960s. It examines the changes in certain farming populations, pig breeders, organic farmers and also women. Lastly, the author presents the effects of a reconstructed work area (rurbanisation, for example) on today's farmers.


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Welfare of pigs

Welfare of pigs

From Birth to Slaughter


A. Schaefer, L. Faucitano

Edition 2008
This work is one of the most easy-to-understand scientific reviews on animal welfare currently available. All aspects of animal welfare with respect to pigs are discussed, from genetic selection and breeding to transportation and slaughter.
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Traitement biologique des lisiers de porcs en boues activées

Traitement biologique des lisiers de porcs en boues activées

Technical guide for the use of designers, users and plant monitoring agencies


M. Daumer, F. Guiziou, F. Béline

Edition 2005

This guide discusses the different aspects of biological treatment of pork slurry using activated sludge. After providing an inventory of regulatory and legislative measures in progress or at the project stage, it takes stock of available knowledge ...


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Le traitement biologique aérobie du lisier de porc

Le traitement biologique aérobie du lisier de porc


F. Béline

Edition 2001

This study presents different research and tests carried out in the laboratory using an instrumented pilot facility. The results obtained show the influence of operating parameters on the elimination of nitrogen and on the production of gas ...


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Ultrasonography and reproduction in swine

Ultrasonography and reproduction in swine

Principles and Practical Applications


F. Martinat-Botté, G. Renaud, F. Madec, P. Costiou, M. Terqui, Mc Elhearn

Edition 2000

This illustrated book provides the knowledge necessary to both carry out the functional exploration of the genital apparatus in sow using ultrasound scanning and interpret the images. This presentation of the principle of ultrasound scanning ...


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Echographie et reproduction chez la truie

Echographie et reproduction chez la truie

Bases and Practical Applications


F. Martinat-Botté, G. Renaud, F. Madec, P. Costiou, M. Terqui

Edition 1998

This document provides the knowledge necessary to both carry ou the functional exploration of the genital apparatus of the sow using ultrasound scanning and to interpret the images. This presentation of the principle of ultrasound scanning, artifacts and a description of the genital apparatus and its topography provides the groundwork for the study of different physiological and pathological situations. One chapter is devoted to the use of ultrasound scanning to monitor gestation. Profusely illustrated, this book is meant for everyone: teachers, practioners, technicians and breeders. alike.


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