Search for dissertations about: "horse keeping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words horse keeping.

  1. 1. Anaerobic digestion of horse manure renewable energy and plant nutrients in a systems perspective

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Åsa Hadin; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Horse manure; horse keeping; anaerobic digestion; nutrient recycling; systems perspective; bedding; methane potential; feedstock; biogas; biofertilizer; Hästgödsel; hästhållning; rötning; näringsåterföring; systemperspektiv; strömaterial; metanpotential; biogassubstrat; biogas; biogödsel;

    Abstract : In horse keeping horse manure is produced, which can be utilized as a fertilizer or considered a waste. Horse manure constitutes a resource in terms of both plant nutrients and energy. In addition energy policies and objectives aim at replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Horse keeping in peri-urban areas

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Hanna Elgåker; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. From waste problem to renewable energy resource exploring horse manure as feedstock for anaerobic digestion

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Åsa Hadin; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; horse manure; environmental systems analysis; energy systems; renewable energy; environmental impact; anaerobic digestion; biogas; biofertilizer; systems perspective; bedding; incineration; composting; horse manure utilization;

    Abstract : A sustainable energy system requires, according to energy policies, reduced emissions of greenhouse gases, increased ratio of renewable sources of energy and more efficient use of energy. Horse manure could be regarded as waste, but also as a resource for renewable energy and plant nutrients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of horse-keeping on phosphorus (P) concentrations in soil and water

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Masud Parvage; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Agricultural sources contribute significantly to the high phosphorus (P) loads in water, causing eutrophication in many of Europe’s water bodies. Consequently, priority has been given to reducing P leakage from sources, including soils used for animal farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing horses in groups to improve horse welfare and human safety

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Elke Hartmann; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether specific anecdotal concerns related to keeping horses in groups are supported by science and, if so, provide scientifically based recommendations that could be implemented in practice. The aim of studies I and II was to identify methods for mixing unfamiliar horses that could minimise aggressive interactions and associated risk of injury. READ MORE