research

Research

Subproject 4

WP4.1 Development of improved preventive management strategies for endo- and ectoparasites and bacterial zoonoses of pigs and poultry

WP4.2 Development of alternative treatment strategies for of endo- and ectoparasites of pigs and poultry

WP4.3 Develop strategies to augment non-immune system based defence mechanisms against gastrointestinal diseases in the pig

WP4.4 Development of nutritional strategies to improve production efficiency, sensory quality and food safety in organic pork production systems

WP4.5 Development of efficient farm and/or farmer group specific mastitis prevention plans

WP4.6 Development of bovine feeding regimes, which improve production efficiency, microbiological safety and/or sensory quality of milk

Selected publications


Reports

Alternative protein crops in diets of organically housed weanling pigs

C.M.C. van der Peet-Schwering, M.M. van Krimpen, P. Kemme, G.P. Binnendijk, J.T.M. van Diepen, A.W. Jongbloed and C. Henniphof-Schoonhoven (2006). Alternative protein crops in diets of organically housed weanling pigs. Practical report no. 47 from the Animal Science Group at Wageningen.


Effect of rooting area and drinker in the outdoor runon behaviour and Ascaris infection of organic pigs

Herman M. Vermeer, Fred H. M. Borgsteede, Cor P.H. Gaasenbeek and Henk Altena (2006). Effect of rooting area and drinker in the outdoor runon behaviour and Ascaris infection of organic pigs. Report from the Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Lelystad, NL


Quality production in organic, low-input and conventional pig production

Albert Sundrum (2006). Quality production in organic, low-input and conventional pig production. Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, University of Kassel, Germany.



Papers

Challenges for avoiding and handling disease problems in organic herds

Kijlstra, Aize (2006) Challenges for avoiding and handling disease problems in organic herds. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006


Handling the dry-off problem in organic dairy herds by teat sealing or homeopathy compared to therapy omission

Klocke, Peter; Ivemeyer, Silvia; Walkenhorst, Michael; Maeschli, Ariane and Heil, Fritz (2006) Handling the dry-off problem in organic dairy herds by teat sealing or homeopathy compared to therapy omission. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.


Silicas for control of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae

Maurer, Veronika and Perler, Erika (2006) Silicas for control of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.


Live-traps vs. Rodenticides on Organic Farms: which method works best?

Meerburg, Bastiaan G.; Reimert, Henny G. M. and Kijlstra, Aize (2006) Live-traps vs. Rodenticides on Organic Farms: which method works best?. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.


Implications of genotype and amino acid supply on pork quality

Sundrum, Albert; Acosta Aragon, Yunior; Schulze-Langenhorst, C.; Bütfering, L.; Henning, M. and Stalljohann, G. (2006) Implications of genotype and amino acid supply on pork quality. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.


The use of outdoor runs with rooting areas and drinkers by organic pigs

Vermeer, Herman M.; Borgsteede, Fred H.M. and Altena, Henk (2006) The use of outdoor runs with rooting areas and drinkers by organic pigs. Paper presented at Joint Organic Congress, Odense, Denmark, May 30-31, 2006.