The concept of ‘sustainable livestock production’ has greatly developed over the past decades. Currently, a certain degree of consensus has been reached. The concept comprises four major components: economy, ecology, society, and ethics. Dairy farmers, especially those with grassland-based production, play a paramount role in this concept. They have to provide landscape and water management services, next to healthy and animal-friendly dairy production. Other stake-holders in the food-production-consumption chain play a key role too. Therefore, the sustainability concept has to be considered at both the structural, technological and managerial levels. The first addresses the structure of the dairy production
|Journal||Cattle practice: The Journal of the British Cattle Veterinary Association|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
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Noordhuizen, J. P. T. M., Oenema, O., Boersema, S., & Cannas da Silva, J. (2012). Veterinary advisory practice and sustainable production on dairy farms. Cattle practice: The Journal of the British Cattle Veterinary Association, 20(1), 5-18.