ABS volume 4 issue 1 Cover and Back matter

2013 Advances in Animal Biosciences  
Large-scale livestock production divides opinion and emotions, but what is really known about the possible impact of large units on health, welfare and food security? This BSAS conference will look at the scientific evidence and identify where further research is needed to assess the advantages and disadvantages of large-scale systems. Drawing on experience and views from the UK and other countries where large units are already operating, it will look at welfare, system design and environmental
more » ... management, as well as where technology can help develop successful livestock systems. The main focus will be on pig, poultry and dairy systems, with case studies of current enterprises and a look ahead to what is next for research and the livestock sector. For free online content visit: http://journals.cambridge.org/anmsample animal is available online at:
doi:10.1017/s2040470013000022 fatcat:w6ze6xliqnetvdj75osqnmwfua