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The research on the functionality of equipping in livestock housing are very important from a point of view of the science and the development of the comprehensive mechanization of technological processes. They have a close relationship with construction projects, improving and the standardization...

Author(s)
Sobczak, J.
Publisher
Przemysłowy Instytut Maszyn Rolniczych (PIMR), Branżowy Ośrodek Informacji Naukowej, Technicznej i Ekonomicznej, Poznań, Poland
Citation
Journal of Research and Applications in Agricultural Engineering, 2018, 63, 1, pp 112-114
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The objective this study was to evaluate the thermal comfort, performance and the physiological variables of 21-42 day of age broiler chickens housed in aviaries with painted and not painted fiber cement roof. A completely randomized design was used in a split-plot design where the plots were...

Author(s)
Valadares, L. R.; Moreira, J.; Dalólio, F. S.; Guimarães, M. C. de C.; Tinôco, I. de F. F.; Vaz, D. P.; Lima, H. J. D'A.; Albino, L. F. T.
Publisher
Escola de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
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Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal, 2018, 19, 3, pp 336-346
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Avian influenza (H5) is highly contagious infection of birds as well as humans which is zoonotic of significant economic and public health concern. From total 650 broilers sera were taken, around the five geographically distinct districts and analyzed through hemagglutination inhibition (HI) test...

Author(s)
Ali Zaman; Abdul Haleem; Sajjad-ur-Rahman; Saeed, A. A. A.; Sana Ullah; Naimat Ullah
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1687-1691
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In the Netherlands many farmers assume pasture grazing for dairy cows to be less efficient in terms of mineral utilisation than indoor housing systems. The gross annual grass yield is assumed to be lower as well. Since 2016, Dutch dairy farmers are obliged to use the ANCA-tool (Annual Nutrient...

Author(s)
Haan, M. H. A. de; Noord, T. van; Meerkerk, B.; Philipsen, A. P.; Pol-van Dasselaar, A. van den
Publisher
Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Fermoy, Irish Republic
Citation
Sustainable meat and milk production from grasslands. Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Cork, Ireland, 17-21 June 2018, 2018, pp 152-153
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A study was conducted on 24 murrah buffalo calves of either sex at the animal farm, LUVAS, Hisar during summer season from July 15, 2015 to October 15, 2015 (90 days). Experimental calves were divided into four treatments having six animals in each treatment, viz. Loose housing system+100% feeding...

Author(s)
Shiv Kumar; Gulati, H. K.; Sajjan Sihag
Publisher
College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
Citation
Haryana Veterinarian, 2018, 57, 1, pp 9-13
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A survey was carried out on 25 farms in France to better understand how new technologies impact human-animal relationships on the farm and farmers' views of their profession. The farms produced three species with different equipment: a milking robot and heat detector for dairy cows (ten farms), an...

Author(s)
Kling-Eveillard, F.; Hostiou, N.; Ganis, E.; Philibert, A.; Courboulay, V.; Ramonet, Y.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2018, 50, pp 263-268
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Heat stress in dairy cows is an increasing problem because of climate change. Even though South Africa has a warm to hot climate, little research on this topic has been done locally. Currently, while intensive housing is increasing being used in large dairy production systems, a shade structure...

Author(s)
Muller, C. J. C.; Botha, J. A.
Publisher
South African Society for Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
Applied Animal Husbandry & Rural Development, 2018, 11, 1, pp 1-4
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Contemporary livestock production is conceptually fairly "merciless" towards male animals. They are mainly used for the meat production, breeding or as a working animals. It happens really often that the conditions of their accommodation and exploitation are very difficult. The criteria for male...

Author(s)
Ališah, A.; Kustura, A.; Softić, A.; Muratović, S.; Katica, V.; Gagić, A.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
IX International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2018", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-7 October 2018. Book of Proceedings, 2018, pp 1654-1661
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The objective of the current study was to analyze the productive parameters of pigs housed in single and double capacity in the nursery, growth, and finishing phases in the Wean-to-Finish (WF) system. The research was carried out in the pig sector of the Centro de Ciências Agroveterinárias (CAV) at ...

Author(s)
Consoni, W.; Gabardo, M. de P.; Lazaroto, J.; Zandonai, A. D.; Santos, V. N. dos; Traverso, S. D.; Thaler Neto, A.; Cristani, J.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 1, pp 311-316
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Background: Hock lesions (HL) in dairy cows are a common animal welfare problem in modern dairy production with freestall housing systems, but there are no large-scale studies addressing its epidemiology in Sweden. The aims of this cross-sectional study were to investigate the prevalence of HL of...

Author(s)
Ekman, L.; Nyman, A. K.; Landin, H.; Waller, K. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2018, 60, 47, pp (13 August 2018)

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