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  1. 1. Health and herd health planning in organic dairy herds

    Författare :Karin Sjöström; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Sammanfattning : The status in European organic dairy production does not in all aspects, meet organic principles with regards to the aims of good animal welfare and health, and consumers’ expectations, and therefore needs to be improved. The aims of this thesis were to; assess the status of animal health in organic dairy herds; assess the structural characteristics, and their relation to implementation, of animal health plans; and to investigate a structured participatory and farm-centric approach. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The risk of antimicrobial resistance and zoonotic diseases in India's dairy value chain, and how we can mitigate the public health threat through interventions

    Författare :Garima Sharma; Johanna Lindahl; Alison Prendiville; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; antibiotics; AMR; dairy farmer; milk vendor; informal dairy value chain; veterinarian; zoonotic diseases; milk hygiene; milk handling;

    Sammanfattning : India is the world's largest producer of milk and milk products with small-scale farms dominating the dairy industry. The infrastructure is inadequate, and quality control is minimal. India has a high burden of infectious and zoonotic diseases due to a lack of awareness, poor hygiene practices, poverty, and limited access to medical services. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Cooperative Challenge : Farmer Cooperation and the Politics of Agricultural Modernisation in 21st Century Uganda

    Författare :Sara Flygare; Mats Larsson; Pernilla Jonsson; Magnus Jirström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Economic history; Agricultural modernisation; cooperatives; cooperation; free-riding; dairy farmers; milk market; Africa; Uganda; Mukono; international donor policy; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this dissertation is to study whether the official rhetoric on the role that cooperatives could play in the quest for agricultural modernisation in Uganda have any resemblance with how farmers view the benefits and problem with cooperation. This question was motivated by the political initiative in the early 21st century to revive the cooperative movement in Uganda, a movement burdened with a history of political intervention and difficulties to adapt to a de-regulated agricultural market system. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Sensor-based mastitis management in automatic milking system farms: Mastitis management from a data-centric and economic perspective

    Författare :John Bonestroo; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Sammanfattning : Mastitis, or udder inflammation, is one of the most prevalent and costliest diseases in dairy farming. Automatic milking systems, equipped with sensors measuring mastitis indicators, have been used commercially since the 1990s. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production

    Författare :Lina Göransson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Sammanfattning : Outdoor access, reduced stocking densities, natural light, no beak trimming, and ‘slow-growing’ broilers provided with raised sitting areas, are some of the main features of organic poultry production intended to improve bird welfare. On-farm studies are important to increase our knowledge of animal welfare in commercial production. LÄS MER