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Title: Extensive Sheep and Goat Production: The Role of Novel Technologies towards Sustainability and Animal Welfare
Authors: Silva, Severianao
Sacarro-Birrento, Laura
Almeida, Mariana
Ribeiro, David
Zaralis, Kontantinos
Geraldo, Ana
Stilwell, George
Pereira, Alfredo M.F.
Almeida, André
Keywords: welfare
Issue Date: 31-Mar-2022
Publisher: MDPI
Citation: Silva, S. R., Sacarrão-Birrento, L., Almeida, M., Ribeiro, D. M., Guedes, C., González Montaña, J. R., Pereira, A. F., et al. (2022). Extensive Sheep and Goat Production: The Role of Novel Technologies towards Sustainability and Animal Welfare. Animals, 12(7), 885. MDPI AG. Retrieved from
Abstract: New technologies have been recognized as valuable in controlling, monitoring, and managing farm animal activities. It makes it possible to deepen the knowledge of animal behavior and improve animal welfare and health, which has positive implications for the sustainability of animal production. In recent years, successful technological developments have been applied in intensive farming systems; however, due to challenging conditions that extensive pasture-based systems show, technology has been more limited. Nevertheless, awareness of the available technological solutions for extensive conditions can increase the implementation of their adoption among farmers and researchers. In this context, this review addresses the role of different technologies applied to sheep and goat production in extensive systems. Examples related to precision livestock farming, omics, thermal stress, colostrum intake, passive immunity, and newborn survival are presented; biomarkers of metabolic diseases and parasite resistance breeding are discussed.
Type: article
Appears in Collections:MED - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica

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