• Effects of Grazing Abandoned Grassland on Herbage Production and Utilization, and Sheep Preference and Performance 

      Steinshamn, Håvard; Grøva, Lise; Adler, Steffen; Brunberg, Emma; Lande, Unni Støbet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-29)
      Large areas of farmland are abandoned in Norway, which for various reasons are regarded as undesirable. Loss of farmlandmay have negative implications for biodiversity and ecosystem function and food production potential. ...
    • Effects of grazing previously abandoned grassland on performance in sheep 

      Grøva, Lise; Steinshamn, Håvard; Brunberg, Emma; Lande, Unni Støbet (Grassland Science in Europe;Volume 21, Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Large areas of cultivated grasslands have been abandoned in Norway and are no longer used for production. Knowing that access to spring and autumn pastures is a limiting factor for sheep farmers, this study aims at testing ...
    • Genetics and welfare in organic poultry production: A discussion on the suitability of available breeds and hybrids 

      Brunberg, Emma; Grøva, Lise; Serikstad, Grete Lene (Bioforsk rapport;9(10) 2014, Research report, 2014-01-31)
      Organic production of eggs, broilers and turkey is regulated by international and national regulations and differs from conventional production. Breeds and hybrids selected for conventional production are also used in ...
    • Heart rate sensor validation and seasonal and diurnal variation of body temperature and heart rate in domestic sheep 

      Fuchs, Boris; Sørheim, Kristin; Chincarini, Matteo; Brunberg, Emma; Stubsjøen, Solveig Marie; Bratbergsengen, Kjell; Hvasshovd, Svein-Olaf; Zimmermann, Barbara; Lande, Unni Støbet; Grøva, Lise (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12)
      Advantages of low input livestock production on large pastures, including animal welfare, biodiversity and low production costs are challenged by losses due to undetected disease, accidents and predation. Precision livestock ...
    • Sheep welfare in the virtual fencing system NoFence- Trials 2012 

      Brunberg, Emma (Bioforsk rapport;7(174) 2012, Research report, 2012-12-13)
      NoFence er et usynlig gjerdesystem og har en målsetting om å holde dyr innenfor en definert grense hvor tradisjonelle fysiske gjerder ikke er et alternativ. Systemet består av en klave med innebygd GPS-teknologi. Når et ...
    • The virtual fencing system Nofence - Trials 2013 

      Brunberg, Emma; Bergslid, Rose; Sørheim, Kristin (Bioforsk rapport;8(176) 2013, Research report, 2013-12-20)
      NoFence is a GPS-based virtual fencing system to be used for grazing animals. Each animal wears a collar and if crossing a predefined border, the animal will get a sound warning followed by an electric shock. The aims with ...