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Título : Dairy sheep production systems at the central-north of Spain: limiting factors
Autor : Mantecón, Ángel R., Díez, Pedro, Villadangos, Begoña, Martínez, Yolanda, Lavín, Paz
Palabras clave : Dairy sheep
Production systems
Spain
Fecha de publicación : 2007
Editor: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Resumen: [EN] The information of this work was obtained from 80 surveys carried out to dairy sheep farmers at the province of León (Central-North of Spain) in November of 2006, with the aim to know the influence of next limiting factors: flock size, land use and human resources. For the total farms interviewed 24 are in the group of land use and human resources. For the total farms interviewed 24 are in the group of <350 wes, 34 at the group of 350 to 650 ewes and 22 to the group of high size > 650 ewes. The mean of sheep farmers age was 46 years and 87,5% of the farms are involved in the cooperative systems. The sheep farmers with succession are more in the groups medium (8) and high (8) that in the small (1) one. The 35% of the farms has a zero grazing management systems. The mean value of farm land is 43,2 ha of non irrigated land (3,76 ha/parcel) and 29,7 ha of irrigable land (3,91 ha/parcel). For the total farm, 11 are on non irrigated land, 20 are on irrigable, 44 are on both surface types and 5 don't possess territory.
Descripción : 2 pages.-- Contributed to: 6th Internacional FAO Seminar: "Changes in sheep and goat farming systems at the beginning of the 21 st century ( Ponte de Lima, Portugal, 2007).
Versión del editor: http://www.fao.org/
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10261/21859
Citación : 6th Internacional FAO Seminar: "Changes in sheep and goat farming systems at the beginning of the 21st century, p.: 34-35 (2007)
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