category: feed additives
authors: d.temple, f.bargo, e.mainau, i.ipharraguerre, x.manteca
book/journal:fawec nº15/ january 2016
lying behaviour is a high priority behaviour. lack of lying and sleep has an impact on both production and welfare of dairy cows. housing has a substantial effect on the lying behaviour, overall health and performance of dairy cattle. each housing system has its own advantages and disadvantages in terms of welfare. the successful implementation of a compost bedded system by the chiavassa farm on the efficiency of production is presented.