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Animal welfare guideline for animal husbandry of fattening bulls and suckler cows in Lower Saxony

Posted: Tue 19th Jan, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Animal Health and Welfare General

Automatic fodderpushing for more productivity

Posted: Tue 24th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Welfare indicators for young cattle and animal with no access to the outside, a complement to the Boviwell diagnosis

Posted: Tue 19th Oct, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Demonstration: Rubbermats on slats - the animal welfare version of slats? (Italy)

Posted: Mon 8th Nov, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Increased animal welfare for fattening bulls due to combination of different floors

Posted: Mon 23rd Nov, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Demonstration: Different floors for fattening (Poland)

Posted: Mon 1st Nov, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Rubbermats on slats - the animal welfare version of slats?

Posted: Wed 16th Sep, 2020
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Author: Frank Zerbe
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Standardized procedure for bull evaluation in UK

Posted: Mon 8th Nov, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

How to choose a bull for the herd?

Posted: Thu 17th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

On-farm demonstration performed in Ireland on Standardized procedures for bull evaluation

Posted: Fri 28th Oct, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Proposed standard procedure for bull evaluation in Spain: The VART guide

Posted: Wed 1st Dec, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

On-farm demonstration performed in France on Standardized procedures for bull evaluation

Posted: Fri 28th Oct, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

On-farm demonstration performed in Spain on Standardized procedures for bull evaluation

Posted: Fri 28th Oct, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Trimestrial benchmark tool for full production costs of batches of bulls and heifers by breed

Posted: Tue 16th Jun, 2020
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Author: Mimi Saville
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

The French national production cost method for grazing animals

Posted: Thu 26th Nov, 2020
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Author: Magda Fontes
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

Efficiency. A key-word in beef production systems.

Posted: Tue 24th Nov, 2020
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Author: Magda Fontes
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

High fluctuations in the quantity of sales in self marketing of meat. Great uncertainty in economic planning.

Posted: Wed 4th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

Monitor of economic sustainability parameters

Posted: Tue 24th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

Yearly benchmark tool for full production costs for different types of beef farms (FOCUS)

Posted: Tue 24th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Economic Planning Tools for Beef Cattle Farms

Costs and benefits of risk factors able to reduce losses on cattle farms

Posted: Tue 23rd Nov, 2021
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Risk Management Systems for Farmers

Significant factors able to reduce on-farm losses of beef cattle on beef finisher farms

Posted: Tue 24th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Risk Management Systems for Farmers

Diversification of marketing channels may reduce the risk and improve financial returns

Posted: Tue 24th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Risk Management Systems for Farmers

Self-Marketing and contract slaughtering in North Rhine-Westphalia

Posted: Tue 10th Nov, 2020
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Risk Management Systems for Farmers

Vaccination of cows against diarrhea in calves caused by Rota- and Coronavirus

Posted: Thu 10th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Health & Welfare of New Born Calves on Suckler Farms

Impfung der Kühe gegen Rota- oder Corona-Durchfall bei Kälbern

Posted: Wed 6th Jan, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Health & Welfare of New Born Calves on Suckler Farms

Artificial insemination in suckler herds

Posted: Tue 8th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

Calving ease

Posted: Thu 10th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

The use of AI (Artificial Insemination) to reduce calving difficulties in suckler herds.

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

Der Einsatz von KB (Künstlicher Besamung) zur Reduzierung von Abkalbeproblemen in Mutterkuhherden

Posted: Wed 6th Jan, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

Real time monitoring of the reproductive behaviour and welfare of grazing animals.

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

Castration of young bulls, prevention of early pregnancy of heifers

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Guidelines of Peripartum Measures to Prevent Dystocia (problems at calving)

Prevention of ruminal acidosis

Posted: Thu 10th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

On farm hoof sanitization

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Preventing digital dermatitis

Posted: Thu 10th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Straw bedding for finisher bulls

Posted: Wed 16th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Fattening bulls on straw with automated bedding and feeding. The future in view.

Posted: Tue 1st Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Costs and benefits of rubber mats on concrete floors

Posted: Tue 23rd Nov, 2021
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Fattening bulls on slatted floor with perforated rubber mats. Alternative to straw litter.

Posted: Mon 30th Nov, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

The use of rubber coverings/mats on slats to improve animal welfare

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Deep litter - a sensible compromise for fattening bulls?

Posted: Wed 16th Sep, 2020
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Author: Frank Zerbe
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Use of rubber mats on slatted floors

Posted: Wed 16th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Prevention of Digital Dermatitis in housed beef cattle

Posted: Wed 16th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Lameness in beef cattle

Early detection of hoof lesions and pain detection through a standardized scoring system

Posted: Thu 10th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Recognising Causes of Lameness & Pain - Indicators & Different Assessment Criteria

Demonstration: Infrared thermography for diagnosis of lameness (Germany)

Posted: Mon 11th Oct, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Recognising Causes of Lameness & Pain - Indicators & Different Assessment Criteria

Monitoring ruminal temperature in young bulls

Posted: Mon 30th Nov, 2020
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Demonstrations on automated weight in Belgium, Ireland and Poland

Posted: Fri 4th Feb, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Automated individual data for improving feed efficiency in Mertolenga cattle

Posted: Mon 23rd Nov, 2020
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Using precision feeding through Keenan systems PACE technology in feeding finishing cattle

Posted: Sun 29th Nov, 2020
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

A dairy–beef index (DBI) to rank beef bulls for use on dairy females

Posted: Mon 19th Apr, 2021
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: The Use of Available Data (Traceability) to Improve Performance & Meat Quality

Marker-assisted selection related to meat tenderness in two local Spanish breeds

Posted: Mon 30th Nov, 2020
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: The Use of Available Data (Traceability) to Improve Performance & Meat Quality

Improving carcass quality through annual inspections of certified grass-fed beef

Posted: Wed 10th Feb, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: The Use of Available Data (Traceability) to Improve Performance & Meat Quality

Using the BDGP (Beef Data and Genomics Programme) and BEEP-S (Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme-Suckler)

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Strategies to Reduce the Enteric Emission of Beef Cattle

Producers organisation creating a shorter chain

Posted: Tue 2nd Nov, 2021
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Author: dirk audenaert
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Category: Initiatives to improve the image of and promote the sustainable consumption of beef

Value added of local cattle breeds in Italy

Posted: Tue 12th Oct, 2021
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Initiatives to improve the image of and promote the sustainable consumption of beef

Made in Viande

Posted: Tue 8th Mar, 2022
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Initiatives to improve the image of and promote the sustainable consumption of beef

Public quality labels for beef to promote national productions

Posted: Tue 12th Oct, 2021
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: Initiatives to improve the image of and promote the sustainable consumption of beef

TV commercial for grassfed beef

Posted: Fri 10th Dec, 2021
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: Initiatives to improve the image of and promote the sustainable consumption of beef

Powering Farms with Solar Energy

Posted: Mon 1st Nov, 2021
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Author: José Pais
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Use of collective drinkers during the quarantine phase

Posted: Wed 3rd Nov, 2021
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Automatic Feeding System for beef cattle farms

Posted: Tue 12th Oct, 2021
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Demonstration: Automatic Feeding System for beef cattle farms

Posted: Thu 2nd Jun, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Use of animal welfare friendly assembly yard, chute and weighing system in beef finishing unit in Ireland.

Posted: Mon 11th Oct, 2021
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Author: Kevin Kinsella
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Demonstration farm visit: Autofeed applied in the Italian farm of Marino and Gualtiero Nodari near Mantova

Posted: Sat 11th Jun, 2022
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Demonstration: Slatted floors for suckler cows

Posted: Wed 24th Aug, 2022
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: Examining economically efficient housing systems for beef cattle

Scale at the waterpoint

Posted: Thu 19th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

Automated video analysis of the behaviour of fattening bulls to improve the assessment of welfare (BeBoP)

Posted: Mon 20th Sep, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

Communication of calving related events – a simple tool to improve animal welfare around calving

Posted: Mon 30th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

Precision feeding control by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy

Posted: Wed 3rd Nov, 2021
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

Demonstration: On-Farm-Scoring for Bovine Respiratory Disease

Posted: Thu 2nd Jun, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

On-Farm-Scoring for Bovine Respiratory Disease (CA BRD scoring system)

Posted: Mon 30th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

Clean water through a small step?

Posted: Mon 13th Sep, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Mix and Match - Grouping Beef bulls affects social stress, respiratory disease and weight gain

Posted: Thu 26th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Good animal care during the adaptation phase (from the arrival to the beginning of the fattening period.

Posted: Wed 3rd Nov, 2021
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Ceiling fans - Reduction of thermal stress for solid weight gain

Posted: Tue 24th Aug, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Finishing Betizu´s bulls in paddows

Posted: Tue 9th Nov, 2021
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Author: Paola Eguinoa
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Facilities for Optimal Cattle Handling

Posted: Wed 22nd Dec, 2021
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Author: José Pais
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Low-stress weaning with pass-through gates for calves

Posted: Wed 12th Jan, 2022
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Using a sourcing and animal health protocol to reduce health and welfare issues on a bull beef fattening unit in Ireland.

Posted: Tue 26th Oct, 2021
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Author: Kevin Kinsella
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Category: Management, housing and environmental factors which affect animal welfare in rearing and finishing units

Monitoring carcass pH to provide feedback to farmers in order to reduce pre-slaughter stress

Posted: Tue 18th Jan, 2022
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: Animal feeding and stress on meat quality

Sponge cake and cake scraps in finishing cattle feeding improving meat marbling

Posted: Thu 27th Jan, 2022
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Author: Marcin Gołębieski
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Category: Animal feeding and stress on meat quality

The use of antioxidants to extend the shelflife of the meat from intensive finished cattle

Posted: Mon 8th Nov, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Animal feeding and stress on meat quality

Beef+: Beef circularity through vegetable by-product feeding strategies

Posted: Tue 24th Aug, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Animal feeding and stress on meat quality

Individual temperament evaluation in young bulls by an exit score from the squeeze chute

Posted: Sun 2nd Jan, 2022
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Author: José Pais
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Category: Animal feeding and stress on meat quality

INTIA protocol to optimizing number of calves per cow and year

Posted: Wed 10th Nov, 2021
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Author: Paola Eguinoa
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Establishment of breeding and calving seasons in a farm in Portugal

Posted: Fri 19th Nov, 2021
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Author: José Pais
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Suckler cow oestrus synchronisation: 7-day CO-Synch + CIDR(TM).

Posted: Thu 27th Jan, 2022
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Author: Marcin Gołębieski
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Methods to reduce calf mortality and ensure a calf every year from beef cows in Natura area, by advancing the calving season and vaccinating against rotavirus

Posted: Sun 6th Mar, 2022
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Restricted nursing as a tool to improve beef cow performances

Posted: Wed 25th May, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Using Moocall Heat detection technology to reduce the calving interval and enable a change to AI in suckler herds

Posted: Fri 8th Oct, 2021
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Author: Kevin Kinsella
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Good practices in a high genetic Limousine suckler beef farm for optimization of calving period

Posted: Wed 3rd Nov, 2021
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Estrus detection in suckler cows using automated on-farm tools

Posted: Fri 25th Jun, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Demonstration performed in Spain on Automated estrus detection

Posted: Fri 28th Oct, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Demonstration performed in Spain on Ovarian Synchronisation Protocols

Posted: Mon 7th Nov, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Ovarian synchronization protocols to improve reproductive efficiency in beef heifers

Posted: Thu 2nd Dec, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Optimizing the number of calves per cow per year in suckler beef herds

Environmental Reward Schemes that aim to optimise carbon credits to the benefit of farmers, in order to ensure a financial return proportional to the reduction of emissions

Posted: Tue 30th Nov, 2021
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Author: Karen Goossens
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Category: Reward schemes for farmers meeting environmental deliverables

Bord Bia Beef Market Tracker

Posted: Wed 27th Jul, 2022
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Author: Kevin Kinsella
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Category: Methods to ensure a fairer distribution of the final price along the supply/food chain

Replacing maize silage and concentrate by grass silage and corn-cob mix

Posted: Wed 29th Jun, 2022
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Author: Kees de Roest
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Category: The use of alternative feedstuffs to reduce the high costs of raw material for feeding

Mixture of self-produced legumes and forages as alternative feedstuff for beef cattle

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: The use of alternative feedstuffs to reduce the high costs of raw material for feeding

Usage of draff silage as source of protein for finisher bulls

Posted: Mon 15th Aug, 2022
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Author: Anna Lena Lindau
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Category: The use of alternative feedstuffs to reduce the high costs of raw material for feeding

The use of a cookie crowbar as an alternative energy feed in the finishing feed ration

Posted: Tue 30th Aug, 2022
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Author: Marcin Gołębieski
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Category: The use of alternative feedstuffs to reduce the high costs of raw material for feeding

Preconditioning – optimised preparation for a successful fattening

Posted: Thu 12th May, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Prigo Angus farm's cooperation with Kaunissaare collection centre for vaccination of young animals

Posted: Mon 1st Aug, 2022
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Vaccination prior to transport

Posted: Fri 1st Apr, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Purchasing calves for fattening - what to look out for when selecting calves

Posted: Sat 14th May, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Vaccination against bovine respiratory diseases (BRD) - why, against what and how?

Posted: Sat 14th May, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Low Stress Stockmanship

Posted: Mon 28th Mar, 2022
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Training in animal welfare for operators/farmers (handlers, transporters and slaughterhouses) and stress-free drive systems during weighing and transport in beef cattle

Prediction of bull’s slaughter value from growth data

Posted: Mon 8th Aug, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Tools to evaluate the carcass and meat quality prior to and in the slaughterhouse 

Using a genetic Index for improving marbling and average daily gain

Posted: Mon 15th Aug, 2022
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Author: Anna Lena Lindau
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Category: Tools to evaluate the carcass and meat quality prior to and in the slaughterhouse 

Genetic selection (genetic index) to improve the quality of carcass on farm-produced animals

Posted: Fri 8th Jul, 2022
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Author: Marie PENN
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

The use of MEAT + sires in Belgian Blue.

Posted: Wed 20th Jul, 2022
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Author: dirk audenaert
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Different modifications of finishing diets for beef cattle for better carcass and meat quality

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Main factors of marbling level in beef cattle – The Angus Breedplan

Posted: Thu 4th Aug, 2022
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Author: José Pais
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Cross breeding with Wagyu

Posted: Mon 15th Aug, 2022
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Author: Anna Lena Lindau
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Irish Angus Producer Group Elite Breed Improvement Programme

Posted: Wed 31st Aug, 2022
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Author: Kevin Kinsella
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Neogen genetic test implemented in an Angus farm in Estonia to increase beef marbling

Posted: Tue 30th Aug, 2022
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Author: Airi Külvet
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Vitamin E and selenium extra-nutritional supplementation in finishing diets to reduce meat deterioration

Posted: Tue 30th Aug, 2022
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Author: Marcin Gołębieski
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Category: On-farm strategies to increase/improve marbling/tenderness/colour in beef meat 

Use of the relative breeding value of meat to optimise resource use

Posted: Thu 13th Oct, 2022
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Author: Anna Lena Lindau
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Category: Tools for calculating and improving environmental sustainability on beef cattle farms

Biotex

Posted: Mon 29th Aug, 2022
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Methods to enhance biodiversity on beef cattle farms without the need for large investment