Strategic nutritional management for organic livestock and poultry farming-A review

DOI: 10.18805/ar.v37i1.9263    | Article Id: R-1524 | Page : 42-48
Citation :- Strategic nutritional management for organic livestock andpoultry farming-A review .Agricultural Reviews.2016.(37):42-48

N.K. Ribadiya, H.H. Savsani*, S.S. Patil, K.S. Dutta, D.D. Garg and V.K. Karangiya

hhsavsani@jau.in
Address :

Department of Animal Nutrition, College of  Veterinary Science & A.H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh- 362 001, India.

Submitted Date : 8-04-2015
Accepted Date : 12-12-2015

Abstract

Organic livestock farming promotes the use of organic and biodegradable inputs from the ecosystem in terms of animal nutrition, animal health, animal housing and breeding. It is getting popular in many countries including India due to increased consumers’ demand of organic products and environmental concerns. Sound managemental aspect of organic livestock farming stands upon the nutritional management of the animals for better performance and animal health. Animal nutrition plays a key role to prevent infections, to provide wellbeing to the animals through better immunity and to improve animal production. Thus, roles of nutritionists and veterinarians are more important in organic system than conventional system which needs improved nutritional management and efficient surveillances of diseases and organisms that are economically important.

Keywords

Animal nutrition Organic livestock farming Organic products.

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