Beef Cattle Finishing and Narrow Strip Cropping System in Kansas, USA

Content Using strip cropping residues and cover crops, cattle can be finished for slaughter, reducing supplemental feed requirements while increasing soil nitrogen fertility.
Author Chris Bley, Organic Farming and Research Foundation
Contributor agroecology.org
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country UNITED STATES
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/beef.html

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High steaks: a humane and sustainable ‘farm to fork’ beef system in the US

Content A case of a beef producer in the US.
Author World Society for the Protection of Animals
Contributor World Society for the Protection of Animals
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country UNITED STATES
Link http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/animalwelfare/white_oak.pdf

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Beyond battery cages: a humane, sustainable model of egg production in The Netherlands

Content Anticipating the disappearance of battery cages, alternative, more humane and sustainable methods of egg production have been and are being devel -oped. One up-and-coming example is the Roundel, a concept in The Netherlands that became operational in 2010 and is success-fully expanding. This case study shows its social, environmental and economic benefits – and the unique partnership between business, scientists and civil society that lay the foundation to its success.
Author World Society for the Protection of Animals
Contributor World Society for the Protection of Animals
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country NETHERLANDS
Link http://tinyurl.com/7lpchvt

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Enhancing rural livelihoods and nutrition through higher welfare poultry production in India

Content This case study demonstrates that there are humane and economically viable alternatives to intensive egg production aimed at the urban market. It shows a sustainable poultry model suited to improving the livelihoods and nutrition of poor rural households that is simultaneously better for animal welfare and less reliant on buying in feed from external providers.
Author WSPA
Contributor World Society for the Protection of Animals
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country INDIA
Link http://www.wspa-international.org/Images/CaseStudy-Keggs-Final-sm_tcm25-21761.pdf

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