Livestock production: recent trends, future prospects

@inproceedings{Thornton2010LivestockPR,
  title={Livestock production: recent trends, future prospects},
  author={Philip K. Thornton},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2010}
}
The livestock sector globally is highly dynamic. In developing countries, it is evolving in response to rapidly increasing demand for livestock products. In developed countries, demand for livestock products is stagnating, while many production systems are increasing their efficiency and environmental sustainability. Historical changes in the demand for livestock products have been largely driven by human population growth, income growth and urbanization and the production response in different… CONTINUE READING
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