2012/5

INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF FLOORING ON THE LIVING PERFORMANCE OF SOWS USING SURVIVAL ANALYSIS

by Angela Soltesz Pig-farming has a long tradition in Hungary, most significantly within the Alföld region. In my analysis I studied the lifespan of sows in two nucleus pig herds on the Great Plain, also examining the probability of the occurrence of different reasons for culling. During my research I…

IMPACT OF ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION ON THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE GREATER MEKONG SUB-REGION COUNTRIES

by Suk-Rutai Peerapeng, Prasert Chaitip, Chukiat Chaiboonsri, Sandor Kovacs & Peter Balogh This study examines the impact of economic globalization on the human trafficking inflows into the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries. The paper empirically tests for a cross-section of six countries, including Cambodia, the Yunnan Province of the People’s…

THE EXAMINATION OF THE PROFITABILITY AND COMPETITIVENESS REGARDING THE ENERGY PLANTATIONS OF WOODY PLANTS IN THE REGION OF ÉSZAK-ALFÖLD

by Margit Csipkés Due to the decrease in the quantity of traditional energy sources, in the future an alternative energy production should be sought which provides minimum environmental burden and offers an opportunity to generate energy. The use of biomass provides another option to resolve this problem. The most important…

EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS OF DAIRY FARMS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAIN REGION USING DETERMINISTIC AND STOCHASTIC DEA MODELS

by Tímea Gál Running any dairy enterprise is a risky activity: the profitability of the enterprise is affected by the price fluctuation of feed and animal health products from inputs, as well as by the fluctuation of end-product prices. Under these circumstances, it is essential for the cattle breeders, in…

A COMPARISON OF THE HUNGARIAN MANGALITZA AND DUTCH ORGANIC PORK CHAINS

by Krisztina Pocsai The aim of this paper is to present the Hungarian mangalitza pig and Dutch organic pig supply chains and, in interrogating the differences between the two sectors, to make suggestions for the efficient operation of the Hungarian mangalitza breeding sector. The information about the two was sourced…