Vrijloopstal Wiersma

P.J. Galama, H.J.C. van Dooren, H.C. de Boer, W. Ouweltjes, E.A.A. Smolders, K. Blanken, J.J. Poelarends

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This report describes investigations regarding animal health and welfare, emission of greenhouse gasses, labour and economy, human food safety and soil fertility on a commercial farm with an experimental bedded pack barn. The bedding consisted of a layer of composting wood chips and was aerated actively and cultivated daily.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages63
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • animal welfare
  • dairy farming
  • cow housing
  • dairy cows
  • animal health
  • emission
  • soil fertility
  • food quality
  • loose housing
  • composting
  • sustainable animal husbandry
  • composts
  • animal production

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