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Ruminants

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Introduction: Milk is considered to be a healthy, nutritious food product. Microbiological quality is an important aspect in evaluating the quality of milk. Methodology: A total of 603 bulk tank milk samples from 221 farms distributed across ten different regions were collected for milk quality...

Authors
Mehmeti, I.; Bytyqi, H.; Muji, S.; Nes, I. F.; Diep, D. B.
Publisher
Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens (OLOEP)
Publication
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2017, 11, 3, pp 247-254
News Article

Dr Adrian Muwonge and Professor Mark Bronsvoort from The Roslin Institute and colleagues from the UK, Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad conducted the...

Date
July 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
beef; beef cattle; beef production; beef quality; body fat; cattle feeding; chemical composition; conjugated linoleic acid; diets; encapsulation; enrichment; enzymes; feed additives; feeds; hydrogenation; meat composition; meat quality; metabolites; monoenoic fatty acids; oilseeds; pastures; plant composition; plant extracts; plant oils; polyenoic fatty acids; processing; reviews; rumen digestion; tallow
Authors
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Reproductive technologies in farm animals.

This second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. This book has...

Authors
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Event

14 - 16 September 2017 - Omaha, Nebraska

Venue
Omaha, Nebraska
Country
USA
Recommended Article

Invited review: inflammation during the transition to lactation: new adventures with an old flame.

Date
February 2016
Authors
Bradford, B. J., Yuan, K., Farney, J. K., Mamedova, L. K., Carpenter, A. J.
Source
Journal of Dairy Science 2015 98 10 6631-6650
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To develop a rapid, convenient and visual molecular assay for detecting bovine ephemeral fever virus (BEFV). Method: Two pairs of primers based on six conserved regions in G protein gene of BEFV were designed, and the visual reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification...

Authors
Jia Kun; Han TaiGuang; Yuan LiGuo; Sun LingShuang; Ning ZhangYong; Wang Heng; Li ShouJun
Publisher
South China Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2017, 38, 3, pp 15-20
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To obtain the complete mRNA and promoter sequences of pig FAM213B gene, and provide a basis for studying the mechanism of the FAM213B gene in regulating gestation establishment and embryo development of female pigs. Method: The complete mRNA sequence of the FAM213B gene was obtained...

Authors
Zhang AiLing; Sun XianYue; Lu XiaoZhang; Li JiaQi; Zhang Hao
Publisher
South China Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2017, 38, 3, pp 1-8
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The study aims to study the distribution characteristics of deposited eggs and pathological changes in the viscera of goat naturally infected with Orientobilharzia. Methods: Goat naturally infected with Orientobilharzia in Nimu county of Tibet were sacrificed and the number of worms were...

Authors
Shi Bin; Liu JianZhi; Zhu ChuanGang; Liu JinMing; Xia ChenYang; Li Hao; Lu Ke; Tang WenQiang; Bian Ji; Suolangquzhen; Baimazhusha; Cizhen
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 30, 6, pp 1458-1461
AbstractFull Text

The present study deals the status of mechanization gaps for different farm operations for sustainable farming in Pusa region. Cattle farms based on grassland are dynamic system and it's difficult to manage, mainly because of their compassion to uncontrollable environmental factors. There are so...

Authors
Dheeraj Kumar; Manoranjan Kumar
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2017, 8, 1, pp 17-23
AbstractFull Text

Purposes of the study were; (i) to evaluate the effects of 2 different feeding programs on the yield, composition and organoleptic properties of milk from 20 Brown Swiss (BS) and 20 Holstein Friesian (HF) cows during 144 days in the trial 1, (ii) to compare the growth performance of the 18 BS and...

Authors
Güler, O.; Tüzemen, N.; Yanar, M.; Çomaklı, B.; Tan, M.; Akbulut, Ö.; Metgdot over˜n, J.; Aydın, R.; Koçygdot over˜ğgdot over˜t, R.
Publisher
Atatürk Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi
Publication
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, Atatürk Üniversitesi, 2017, 48, 1, pp 51-56

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