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Researchers led by Hubert Pausch at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have identified a mutation located on chromosome 19 that is responsible...

Date
June 2016
CAB ReviewFull Text

In recent years, the share of developing countries in global milk production has increased significantly. Despite the breakthroughs in milk production, average productivity of livestock is quite low in the region, mainly because of imbalanced feeding in terms of protein, energy and minerals....

Date
June 2016
Subjects
animal feeding; animal nutrition; climate; diets; economics; livestock; methane; methane production; milk composition; milk fat; milk production; milk quality; milk yield; milk yielding animals; reviews; sustainability
Authors
Garg, M. R.; Sherasia, P. L.
Event

8 - 9 October 2016 - London

Venue
London
Country
UK
Contact
Ed Emery, Conference organiser
Contact Details
School of Oriental and African Studies, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, UK.
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This manual provides simple and tested practical guidelines for livestock farmers and extension workers on least cost ration based on locally available feed resources in West African Sahel for sheep fattening. It contains details on feeding and management options that can be applied by small-scale...

Authors
Amole, T. A.; Ayantunde, A.; Dangoma, A.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute
Publication
Least-cost rations for sheep fattening: a manual for livestock farmers and extension workers in the West African Sahel, 2016, pp 10 pp.
AbstractFull Text

The current study aimed to investigate the effect of microbiological treatment on improving the nutritive value of corn silage as animal feed. Dried whole corn plants were prepared and two ground silos (0.5 ton each) were used for ensiling whole corn silage and inoculated by bacterial inoculant...

Authors
Abdalla, E. B.; Abdelhafez, A. A. M.; Thanaa, F. M.; Aza, M. B.; El-Shahat, E. M.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2016, 24, 1, pp 221-228

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