publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Survey of current Swiss pig feeding practices and potential for ammonia emission reduction

Spring, P.; Bracher, A.;
Open Access
  • Published: 02 Aug 2017 Journal: Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition, volume 2 (eissn: 2049-257X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
<jats:title>Summary</jats:title><jats:p>Controlling potentially harmful and polluting emissions from farms is important in the developed world, where legislation exists in many countries limiting emissions such as ammonia and controlling how manure is disposed of from intensive farming operations. In Switzerland, there are legal agreements concerning controls of ammonia emissions, most especially from farms. Ammonia production from pig farms can be controlled by dietary intervention, such as reducing protein levels, which in turn reduces excretion, mainly via urine. The following paper surveys current practices for nitrogen use on Swiss pig farms, and how feedin...
Subjects
free text keywords: Waste management, Environmental science, Environmental engineering, Ammonia emission, SF Animal culture
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Survey of current Swiss pig feeding practices and potential for ammonia emission reduction

Spring, P.; Bracher, A.;