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Hormone discovery explains how horses maintain the second half of their pregnancies

Since mares lack detectable progesterone in the latter half of gestation, researchers have been puzzled as to how pregnancy is...

Date
April 2014
Event

2nd Global Animal Law Conference

10 - 11 July 2014 - Barcelona

Venue
Barcelona
Country
Spain
Contact Details
Reunions i Ciència,S.L., Montnegre, 18-24 bajos, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
Tel
+34 93 410 86 46
Abstract

Factors affecting the price of bullocks in the organised cattle fairs of Rajasthan.

Transaction of different kinds of livestock species through the state level organised cattle fairs has been a long tradition in Rajasthan. Cattle bullocks constitute a major portion of animal transaction in the cattle fairs. In the present study an attempt has been made to analyse the different...

Authors
Goutam Das; Jain, D. K.
Publisher
Indian Society of Agricultural Economics
Publication
Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2013, 68, 4, pp 594-599
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Metabolic adaptation during early lactation: key to cow health, longevity and a sustainable dairy production chain.

Enhancing longevity by reducing involuntary culling and consequently increasing productive life and lifetime production of dairy cows is not only a strategy to improve a farm's profit, but is also related to improved animal welfare. High rates of involuntary culling in dairy cows are currently...

Date
April 2014
Subjects
animal health; animal tissues; animal welfare; bovine mastitis; carbohydrate metabolism; cows; culling; dairy cattle; dairy cows; dairy farming; disease incidence; energy intake; feed intake; female fertility; lactation; lameness; longevity; mammary gland diseases; mammary glands; metabolic disorders; milk; milk production; milk yield; oxidative stress; productivity; profitability; profits; sustainability
Authors
Knegsel, A. T. M. van; Hammon, H. M.; Bernabucci, U.; Bertoni, G.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Goselink, R. M. A.; Gross, J. J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Parmentier, H. K.; Trevisi, E.; Tröscher, A.; Vuuren, A. M. van
CABI Book Info
Cover for Linear models for the prediction of animal breeding values.

Linear models for the prediction of animal breeding values.

This book contains 17 chapters that describe the use of statistical analyses and models to estimate, analyse and compare the genetic parameters, breeding value and performance traits of livestock. Each chapter contains the theories and actual application of the concepts. The book has been compiled...

Authors
Mrode, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643915)
Datasheet
Cover for Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae

Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae

M. capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae is a member of the Mycoplasma mycoides cluster which are a phylogenetically related...

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The studies on the cultivation of energetic plants and production of biofuels.

One of the measures that enhance the production of biofuels is that all European Union Member-States should adopt measures that aim at replacing 20% of the classical sources of energy with renewable sources of energy by 2020. We should also replace 10% of all fossil fuels (gas and Diesel) with...

Authors
Zagoni, A.; Sarb, G. S.; Manescu, C. M.; Mateoc, T.; Mateoc-Sirb, N.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 100-107
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The feed preference of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) on agricultural habitats.

In Hungary the roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) is the most widespread big game, estimated population in 2012 exceeded three hundred and fifty thousand (National Game Management Database (OVA), 2012). The aim of this research is to find out what kind of differences and resemblances can be found in...

Authors
Barta, T.; Majzinger, I.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 43-47
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Examination of nasal botfly (Cephenemyia stimulator, CLARK, 1815) of roe deer.

Parameters of nasal botfly infestation of roe deer in plain locations I am investigating the occurrence of one of the diseases caused by parasites in plain roe deer populations, namely a botfly larvae, Cephenemyia stimulator, (CLARK, 1815) ranged among the Oestridae family. Nasal botfly larvae are...

Authors
Szilárd, P.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 40-42
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The litter size as a factor in economic development considering lactation number increase in Saanen goat herds.

The authors examined the number of the progeny born by each mother-goat, the dates of kidding and the age of females on five Saanen-goat farms. They tried to find out how the increase in the lactation number of the mother affect the number of progeny; in which lactation are these values the highest...

Authors
Gráff, M.; Mikó, E.; Kukovics, S.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 30-34
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Correlation between body condition and animal health problems of Holstein Friesian cows.

The Holstein-Friesian cow is the first among milking cows in the world nowadays. The milk production of this type is very high, but the breeders have to face many problems beyond the outstanding milk production. In recent decades the useful lifetime decreased, reproductive disorders and common...

Authors
Mikó, E.; Kovács, R.; Varga, A.; Gráff, M.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Lucrări Ştiinţifice, Universitatea de Ştiinţe Agricole Şi Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2013, 15, 1, pp 1-6

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