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Cover for Concepts in dairy herd health.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the concepts of dairy herd health. Topics discussed include the reasons for improving the health of farmed livestock, definition of herd health, practical implementation of herd health (appreciating client aspirations, establishing farm-specific goals,...

Author(s)
Green, M.; Green, L.; Huxley, J.; Statham, J.; Statham, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing herd reproduction.

This chapter covers the key activities involved in managing the reproductive herd health of dairy cattle. Focus is given on the economics of fertility, current levels of reproductive performance, welfare and ethics of reproductive herd health, public health and reproduction, underlying principles...

Author(s)
Hudson, C.; Kerby, M.; Statham, J.; Wapenaar, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dairy farming, food security and environmental issues.

Areas in which dairy farming can interact with the environment are outlined, and ways in which adverse effects can be limited are discussed in this chapter. A background on food security, energy security and climate change is provided. The impacts of dairy farming on the atmosphere and climate...

Author(s)
Statham, J.; Green, M.; Huxley, J.; Statham, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter