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  Module 3 - Theses on the themes of the first sub-module                                         Content

PROTECTION OF LAND AND WATERS DURING ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Arkadiy Krastev - Higher School “Agricultural College” – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

      Particularities of animal husbandry production connected with sustainable use of land and waters. Cattle breeding, sheep breeding, and pig breeding, and poultry raising

Aim:

      The present topic aims at acquainting the trainees with the specific features of cattle-, sheep- and pig breeding, as well as poultry raising with a view to protection of land and waters.
      Choice of a suitable site to set up stock breeding farms and buildings outside the settlements of habitation.

More important requirements:

      - setting up the farm has to be on a low fertile land and under the level of the closest place of habitation thus avoiding pollution of waters and soils with farm wastes
      - the site has to be leeward of the place of habitation but defended against the predominant winds in the region
      - the site should not be located in the area of pollution from big industrial enterprises
      - underground waters have to be deep (below 3-9 m) depending on the system of fertilizer purification
      - the roads of service of the farm should not cross main roads or highways. The nearest animal husbandry farm should to be at a distance of 1-3 km/
      - the site should have a good water supply, a definite slope which allows gathering of waste waters in water basins for purifying.