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Antibiotic resistance genes are aerially dispersed via feedlot dust

After testing dust in the air near cattle feedlots in the Southern High Plains, researchers at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at...

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January 2015
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What Have DNA Sequencing Technologies Ever Done for the Animal Sciences?

19 - 20 October 2015 - Easter Bush, Edinburgh

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Easter Bush, Edinburgh
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UK
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British Society of Animal Science PO Box 3, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0RZ, UK.
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Animal feed formulation: mathematical programming techniques.

Animal feed models have been derived by mathematical programming techniques and are used for the purpose of optimizing weight gain and animal yield. This paper reviews the mathematical models for the animal feed formulation on the basis of programming techniques. It describes various programming...

Date
December 2014
Subjects
animal feeding; animal production; constraints; domestic animals; feed formulation; livestock; liveweight; liveweight gain; mathematical models; mathematics; performance; techniques; yield increases; yields
Authors
Pratiksha Saxena; Neha Khanna
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Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement.

This publication discusses small ruminant breed conservation and improvement in India (particularly in Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu), their impact on small-holder livestock rearers, lessons learnt and issues requiring policy intervention for facilitating...

Authors
Nimbkar, C.; Ghalsasi, P.
Publisher
South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Programme
Publication
Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement, 2012, pp 69 pp.
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Speciation in Malagasy lemurs: a review of the cryptic diversity in genus Lepilemur.

Introduction. Madagascar is one of the highest biodiversity hotspots on the planet; however, it is also one of the most heavily impacted countries in the world in terms of forest degradation and general habitat destruction. Literature. Genus Lepilemur, in family Lepilemuridae, is a genus of small,...

Authors
Wilmet, L.; Schwitzer, C.; Devillers, P.; Beudels-Jamar, R. C.; Vermeulen, C.
Publisher
Les Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux
Publication
Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2014, 18, 4, pp 577-588

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