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In a study1 published last year, animal scientist Phil Cardoso and his research team from the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental...

Date
April 2017
Abstract

The act of animal killing affects the human psyche in manners that are culturally contingent. Throughout history, societal attitudes towards the taking of animal lives have mostly been based on deference and/or dominion. Postdomestic societies have evolved in fundamentally different ways. Meat...

Authors
Leroy, F.; Praet, I.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics, 2017, 30, 1, pp 67-86
CAB ReviewFull Text

Appropriate feeding during the pregnancy and post-pregnancy period determines both the milk production in the ensuing lactation as well as the reproductive efficiency of the animal. During this period, 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after parturition are very important because dramatic physiological...

Date
April 2017
Subjects
3-hydroxybutyric acid; amino acids; body condition; cattle feeding; concentrates; cows; cytokines; dairy cattle; dairy cows; diets; disease prevention; dry matter; dry period; energy balance; energy requirements; feed additives; feed conversion efficiency; feed intake; feed rations; feed supplements; forage; hay; lactation; lysine; metabolic disorders; methionine; milk production; milk yield; nutrition physiology; parturition; postpartum period; pregnancy; protein supplements; reproductive efficiency; roughage; silage
Authors
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Miscellaneous

This study examines the experiences and challenges of innovative livestock farmers in the Netherlands as they try to put sustainable livestock farming into practice. A livestock farmer who innovates leaves the dominant system and enters a niche. Not only does the farmer part ways with a certain...

Authors
Bremmer, B.; Kortstee, H.; Vierstra, J.; Wichen, Y. van; Veen, K. van; Boezem, E. van de
Publisher
LEI Wageningen UR
Publication
Het Nieuwe Veehouden mogelijk maken: Zoeken naar ruimte voor verduurzaming in de veehouderij, 2016, pp 51 pp.
Event

4 - 6 October 2018 - Barcelona

Venue
Barcelona
Country
Spain
Contact
Erika Taravella
Contact Details
Palazzo Trecchi - Via Trecchi, 20 - 26100 Cremona, Italy.
Tel
+39 0372 403 509
Fax
+39 0372 403 558
CABI Book Info
Cover for Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation...

Authors
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the experiment was to detect polymorphism in GPX5 gene encoding glutathione peroxidase 5 and to determine associations between individual genotypes and following reproductive traits in the Polish Large White × Landrace crossbred sows (n=442): total number of piglets born (TNB), number of...

Authors
Polasik, D.; Terman, A.; Kumalska, M.; Chomczyńska, O.; Urbański, P.; Żak, G.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding
Publication
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2017, 35, 1, pp 97-102

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