Agroecology pp 247-260 | Cite as

Production and Management of Livestock Resources

  • Konrad Martin
  • Joachim Sauerborn


To improve food supply for the animals and to increase livestock productivity, different strategies and production systems have been developed, ranging from traditional pastoral grazing to factory farming using industrially produced feedstuff (Fig.6.1). The different systems are characterized by different levels of intensification and management, and are also accompanied by different consequences for the sustainability of the systems and the environment.


Livestock Production Livestock Grazing Pasture Land Grazing System Sudden Death Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konrad Martin
    • 1
  • Joachim Sauerborn
    • 1
  1. 1.Plant Production and AgroecologyUniversity of HohenheimStuttgartGermany

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