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Theme: Improving the sustainability of livestock production through optimal nutrition

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LS3601: Liquid feeding for pigs: Systems research
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2005, Cost £1,751,943
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Meat and Livestock Commission
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Farming, Livestock Farming, Natural Resource Use, Nutrition, Peer Review, Pigs, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3602: A non-invasive alterrnative to the in sacco technique for determining extent of degradation in the rumen
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £51,410
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Nutrition
 
 
LS3603: Performance and egg quality in laying hens fed naked oats
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £232,726
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition, Poultry, Quality
 
 
LS3604: The effects of gender and nutritional regime on the development of profitable beef systems using maize silage
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £227,519
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Cattle, Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition, Peer Review
 
 
LS3605: Managing body energy balance in high yielding dairy cows
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £368,584
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Dairy, Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3606: Nutritional quality of UK produced lupin seeds and forage
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £64,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Nutrition
 
 
LS3607: Optimising the use of home grown oilseeds and pulses for poultry
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £251,464
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition, Peer Review, Poultry, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3608: A Nutrient Based Feeding System for Dairy cows
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £192,066
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Dairy, Farming, Livestock Farming, Nutrition
 
 
LS3609: New developments in near infrared reflectance spectroscopy: a fact finding mission
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £20,037
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS3610: Measurement of amino acid digestibilities from UK protein sources and incorporation in a Net Energy model
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2000, Cost £70,557
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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