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Improvement of the performance of beef cattle through targeted breeding for meat performance (from Germany)

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

Light as a performance enhancer - Does beef farming need a light regime?

Posted: Tue 31st 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

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

Ventilation tubes for better air quality in old stables

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demonstration: Thoracic Squeeze in new-born calves with maladjustment syndrome (Portugal, webinar)

Posted: Mon 1st Nov, 2021
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Health & Welfare of New Born Calves on Suckler Farms

Management of newborn calves with focus on supporting a strong immune system

Posted: Mon 14th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Health & Welfare of New Born Calves on Suckler Farms

Goal-oriented feeding for a corresponding age at first calving

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Infrared thermography for the diagnosis of lameness

Posted: Wed 30th Sep, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Recognising Causes of Lameness & Pain - Indicators & Different Assessment Criteria

Automatic individual weighing of animals (as frequently as they visit the water trough)

Posted: Tue 16th Jun, 2020
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Author: Mimi Saville
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

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

Automated measurement of temperature on cows’ hind legs

Posted: Tue 15th Dec, 2020
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Author: Virginia Resconi
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Forage intake in grazing cattle with an acoustic monitoring system

Posted: Wed 13th Jan, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Demonstration: An automated weight system implemented in fattening farms Spain

Posted: Mon 20th Dec, 2021
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: Animal Monitor Tools in Fattening Units

Prediction of beef palatability using the Meat Standard Australia (MSA) system

Posted: Sat 28th 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

Demonstration: The evolution of the genetic improvement of the Pirenaica breed - New possibilities

Posted: Tue 4th Jan, 2022
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Author: Jakeline Romero
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Category: The Use of Available Data (Traceability) to Improve Performance & Meat Quality

Cover crops to decrease nutrient leaching

Posted: Tue 8th Dec, 2020
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Reduction of Nutrient & Pesticide Leaching to Improve Quality of Surface Water

Biosensoric eartags

Posted: Thu 17th Dec, 2020
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Author: Karin von Deylen
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Category: Animal Health and Welfare General

Space allowances for steers housed in concrete slatted floor sheds

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

Out-wintering pads for finishing beef cattle

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

Automated monitoring of coughs for early detection of respiratory disease in calves

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

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

Weighing animals in the treatment box

Posted: Tue 2nd Nov, 2021
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Author: dirk audenaert
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Category: Simple labour-saving tools to measure and communicate high animal welfare standards on beef farms

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

Analogue of maternal appeasing pheromones in beef cattle

Posted: Mon 18th Oct, 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

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

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

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

Hedgerow systems

Posted: Tue 7th Sep, 2021
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Carbon sequestration

Holistic Management and Carbon sequestration

Posted: Tue 7th Sep, 2021
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Carbon sequestration

Promert - An example of shortening the distribution chain to get a fairer return

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: José Pais
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Category: Methods to ensure a fairer distribution of the final price along the supply/food chain

Red Clover Scheme

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

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

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

Preventive vaccination to avoid antibiotic treatments

Posted: Tue 31st May, 2022
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Author: Floriane PROST
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Livestock certification to protect young animals from paratuberculosis

Posted: Tue 31st May, 2022
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Author: Floriane PROST
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Livestock health program

Posted: Tue 19th Jul, 2022
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Author: Alexander Riek
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

Vaccination of animals at French birthplace farm before import to Italy for fattening

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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Category: On farm health check of youngstock prior to sale/purchase including vaccination status

‘Outdoor veal calf’ – A novel concept from Switzerland

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

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

Test and evaluate vitality parameters before sale

Posted: Mon 15th Aug, 2022
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Author: Anna Lena Lindau
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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

Ultrasound images for the quantification and prediction of intramuscular fat in living beef cattle

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: alessandro mazzenga
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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 

The cool farm tool

Posted: Wed 20th Jul, 2022
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Tools for calculating and improving environmental sustainability on beef cattle farms

Carbon calculator

Posted: Tue 26th Jul, 2022
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Author: Riet Desmet
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Category: Tools for calculating and improving environmental sustainability on beef cattle farms