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So far, it can be concluded that correct summer feeding of dry cows is very essential in relation to prevention of milk fever. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2017.07.28 | Anis

Organic farmers think of milk fever in cows in different ways

How can we prevent milk fever in organic dairy cattle in the best way? A research project at Aarhus University is trying to find a solution by involving the farmers.

The most important cause of foot pad lesions in organic broiler chickens seems to be a combination of moisture and manure in the broiler house. Photo: AU

2017.07.24 | Anis

Organic broilers must have dry feet

Despite having access to an outdoor area, having more room, and exercising more than conventional broilers, organic broilers still have problems with foot pad lesions just like their conventional brethren. A new report from DCA describes causes and proposes possible preventive measures.