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Theme: Reduction of waste excretion by livestock

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WA0301: Dietary manipulation to reduce nitrogen excretion by pigs
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £378,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0304: Dietary manipulation to reduce nitrogen excretion by dairy cattle
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £226,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0305: Alternative strategies for reducing nitrogen pollution from dairy cow enterprises
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £18,415
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0306: Manipulation of nitrogen and phosphorus utilisation in dairy cows
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £286,456
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0307: Dietary manipulation in pigs
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £260,596
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0309: Phase feeding of pigs to reduce nutrient pollution
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £34,927
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0310: Update on available knowledge of pig diets to reduce pollution and estimate costs of reducing NH3 emissions
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1998, Cost £14,990
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0311: Modelling of nitrogen and phosphorus utilisation in dairy cows
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2000, Cost £118,683
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0313: The effect of milk urea on cheese yield and quality: a literature review
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1998, Cost £11,429
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0314: A literature review of the effect of dietary protein level and type on fertility in dairy cows
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1998, Cost £15,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
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