livestock unit


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livestock unit

n (Agr) → Großvieheinheit f
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"The council noted that Shropshire Council introduced interim guidance on how it would assess the impact of ammonia emissions from livestock units in April 2018 and that the Government's clean air strategy published in January 2019 identified ammonia pollution as presenting a risk of biodiversity loss and potentially impacting human health."
Households that own more than two tropical livestock units demonstrate a positive but not significant correlation of livestock ownership with household income.
Spatial variation in livestock unit (LSU) density within some countries.
Total livestock unit (TLU) is significant and has a positive sign, implying that the likelihood of fertilizer use increases with the livestock holding.
It is caused by significantly higher livestock intensity as seen from number of livestock units per 100 hectares.
In the Sahelian region, by experience, the following values are generally used on the basis of tropical livestock unit, in order to compute the daily volume of required dry matter per head [9].
Wealth in livestock was estimated by converting these values into both Livestock Units (LU) under the Food and Agriculture Organisation system (Food and Agriculture Organisation [FAO], 1967, whereby cattle = 0.8 LU, goats and sheep = 0.1 LU, sometimes expressed in terms of "cattle equivalents' whereby cattle = 1, goats and sheep = 0.125) and Tropical Livestock Units (TLU) under the International Livestock Center for Africa system (International Livestock Center for Africa [ILCA], 1981, whereby cattle = 0.71 TLU, goats and sheep = 0.17 TLU).
Stephen Hearst has left his post as vice president of circulation of the San Francisco Newspaper Agency to become vice president and general manager of the Hearst Corp.'s Sunical Land and Livestock unit and San Francisco Realties division.
"To draw the REPs payment stocking density must be over 1.3 acres per livestock unit and only limited amounts of phosphate and nitrogen artificial fertiliser used.
Under uncontrolled grazing this level may be maintained with approximately one livestock unit per hectare.
Figures from the electronic medicine book, which represents 89% of pigs slaughtered in the UK, show antibiotic use has dropped from 238mg per PCU (the European livestock unit) to 110mg.
"Parc Farm's agricultural merit should not be disregarded, as it forms a productive livestock unit with the additional chance of acquiring the bungalow perched in what has to be one of the most envious locations in North Wales."
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