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Livestock production is the major livelihood for a growing local population on the Tibetan plateau. However, government policy is to reduce the number of livestock due to the large quantities of greenhouse gasses (GHG), in particular methane, produced by ruminants and the degradation of the...

Author(s)
Bai YanFu; Guo CanCan; Li ShanShan; Degen, A. A.; Ahmad, A. A.; Wang WenYin; Zhang Tao; Huang Mei; Shang ZhanHuan
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 287,
Abstract

This study assesses the impacts of climate change on net livestock revenue, grazing intensity, and net revenue per livestock, based on a panel dataset of 959 herder households from 18 counties in three major pastoral provinces in China. The Ricardian model and the Hsiao two-step method are applied...

Author(s)
Feng XiaoLong; Qiu HuanGuang; Pan Jie; Tang JianJun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 770,
Abstract

Diversified farming systems are proposed as a major mechanism to address the many sustainability issues of today's agriculture. Multi-species livestock farming, i.e. keeping two or more animal species simultaneously on the same farm, is an option that has received little attention to date....

Author(s)
Martin, G.; Barth, K.; Benoit, M.; Brock, C.; Destruel, M.; Dumont, B.; Grillot, M.; Hübner, S.; Magne, M. A.; Moerman, M.; Mosnier, C.; Parsons, D.; Ronchi, B.; Schanz, L.; Steinmetz, L.; Werne, S.; Winckler, C.; Primi, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural Systems, 2020, 181,
Abstract

The ongoing evolution of food waste trends and the intensification of livestock systems in developing economies play a critical role in shaping global sustainability. We explore the linkage between food waste and livestock systems at the household level and how this connection changed in China...

Author(s)
Qi DanYi; Lai WangYang; Roe, B. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2021, 98,
Abstract

Recent studies highlighted the multiple positive and negative contributions of livestock to society. Livestock production, through its direct and indirect impacts on land use, is an important driver of services provision. Although a few studies provide an account on the multiple services in...

Author(s)
Domingues, J. P.; Gameiro, A. H.; Bonaudo, T.; Gabrielle, B.; Tichit, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2020, 14, 3, pp 598-608
Abstract

At present, processing substantial livestock excreta produced by numerous concentrated small-middle-type livestock farms (SMLFs) has been a major problem of livestock farm owners and government departments. To solve this problem, this study established a suitability evaluation system for the...

Author(s)
Yan BoJie; Li YaXing; Yan JingJie; Shi WenJiao
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2021, 180,
Abstract

Livestock is an important part of the total agricultural activity which, in relation to the predominant crop husbandry in Croatia, creates higher added value, a larger number of jobs and in greater extent contributes to the development indicators of agriculture. The aim of this paper is to describe ...

Author(s)
Rogelj, M. J.; Hadelan, L.; Sušac, M. Z.; Mikuš, O.
Publisher
Zadružna Štampa, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Meso, 2021, 23, 1, pp 44-53
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Livestock production has significant impacts on the environment, including due to the use of water. In this study, we provide a spatially explicit estimation of livestock blue water use, by analyzing feed crop water use and livestock drinking water. For the past four decades, livestock water use...

Author(s)
Leng GuoYong; Hall, J. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 760,
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With the rapid development of the livestock and poultry breeding industry in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, improper utilization of livestock and poultry fecal sewage may pollute cultivated land and even affect the drinking water source in the Dongjiang basin through surface runoff. In order to...

Author(s)
Song JiangYan; Wu GenYi; Su WenXing; She Lei; Ma XiaoRui; Liu WangRong; Yuan JunJie
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, Tianjin, China
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2021, 38, 2, pp 191-197
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A well-constructed questionnaire was used to obtain data from livestock farmers through an interview schedule (n = 220) in five local government areas in Ogbomoso, Southwest Nigeria. This study assesses the characteristics of the livestock farmers, type of livestock kept, type of feed used, energy...

Author(s)
Ojediran, T. K.; Durojaiye, V.; Adeola, R. G.; Ojediran, J. T.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2020, 20, 3, pp 395-403

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