publication . Article . 2018

Life Cycle Assessment of pig production systems of the Noir de Bigorre chain

Garcia-Launay, F; Rouillon, V; Faure, J; Fonseca, A;
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  • Published: 15 Jan 2018
Abstract
Outdoor pig production systems relying on local pig breeds may cope with environmental and socio-economic challenges. They produce high quality products with added economic value and rely mainly on local feed resources. Within the European TREASURE project, we conducted the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the Noir de Bigorre (NDB) pig production systems located in South West of France. The environmental impacts were calculated at farm gate and expressed per kg live pig and per ha land use. From surveys on 25 farms of the NDB chain and data collected by the chain, we estimated the flows and average live weights of animals produced as well as the average quantities...
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free text keywords: Gascon breed, Environmental Impacts, Sustainability
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EC| TREASURE
Project
TREASURE
DIVERSITY OF LOCAL PIG BREEDS AND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR HIGH QUALITY TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SUSTAINABLE PORK CHAINS
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 634476
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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Agricultural and Food SciencesAGINFRA+ Projects: DIVERSITY OF LOCAL PIG BREEDS AND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR HIGH QUALITY TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SUSTAINABLE PORK CHAINS
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