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Shelter management is the manipulation of microclimate of the animals to suit best to their welfare reducing climatic stress without affecting much to cost of construction. House should be designed to meet the requirements health and comfort to the animals, convenience and comfort of the operator,...

Author(s)
Amit Kumar; Kamboj, M. L.; Subhash Chandra; Chandan Kumar; Dharmendra Singh; Rather, H. A.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Agricultural Reviews, 2018, 39, 1, pp 62-68
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This study aimed to evaluate the effect of pair housing versus individual and group housing on behavioural patterns of female buffalo calves (n=18; 15.0±3.0 days of age) were assigned randomly to 1 of 3 treatments of group housing with (C1=one calf/pen, C2=two calves/pen, or C3=three calves/pen)...

Author(s)
Mahmoud, U. T.; Darwish, M. H. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research, 2018, 8, 1, pp 12-15
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In order to determine the effect of intensity of light and stocking density, as well as the interaction of light intensity × stocking density on body weight and individual carcass traits, an experiment was performed on 1200 broilers of the Ross 308 genotype. The investigated factors were the...

Author(s)
Škrbić, Z.; Lukić, M.; Petričević, V.; Bogosavljević-Bošković, S.; Tolimir, N.; Dosković, V.; Rakonjac, S.
Publisher
Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry, 2018, 34, 1, pp 83-93
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The goal of this study was to compare the growth performance of growing/finishing pigs housed in a hoop barn system and in traditional confinement. A total of twenty Bísaro breed pigs, with 98.6±5.71 days of age, and 25.4±4.87 kg of BW were used (beginning of experiment). The pigs were equally...

Author(s)
Araújo, J. P. P.; Cerqueira, J. O. L.; Pires, P.; Amorim, I.; Durão, J.; Cadavez, V.; Silva, J. S.; Dominguez, R.; Bermúdez, R.; Lorenzo, J. M.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 31-35
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The current study was conducted with an aim to evaluate the effect of housing strategies on the production and behavioral responses of Nili-Ravi buffaloes during dry hot summer (May and June). The study was conducted at Buffalo Research Institute (BRI), Livestock Experiment Station (LES), Bhunike,...

Author(s)
Younas, U.; Abdullah, M.; Bhatti, J. A.; Pasha, T. N.; Ahmad, N.; Junaid, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2018, 28, 1, pp 10-16
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The objective of the present study was to compare the eggshell characteristics and cuticle deposition of Lohmann Brown, Hy-Line Silver Brown, and Isa Brown layers kept in two different housing systems. The three laying hen genotypes were housed in enriched cages (100 hens, 750 cm2/hen, 10...

Author(s)
Ketta, M.; Tumova, E.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 1, pp 11-16
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Acocks, T.
Publisher
Australian Society of Agronomy Inc, Warragul, Australia
Citation
"Doing More with Less", Proceedings of the 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 24-28 September 2017, 2017, pp 1
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Animal welfare is among the main demands of consumers, who are increasingly critical of the quality of life within the environment, which requires the use of static conducts in systems for animal production. From this perspective, the objective of this study was to describe the importance of...

Author(s)
Ricci, G. dela; Titto, C. G.; Sous, R. T. de
Publisher
Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Santa Catarina, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Ciências Agroveterinárias, 2017, 16, 3, pp 324-331
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Dairy farming provides sustainable income and reduces unemployment of a large number of the rural poor. The study on management practices (housing, breeding and healthcare practices) in crossbred cows was purposively conducted to associate relationship with days open in crossbred cows of Bengaluru...

Author(s)
Chandrasekar, G. K.; Satyanarayan, K.; Jagadeeswary, V.; Sudha, G.; Rajeshwari, Y. B.; Prabhu, T. M.; Shree, J. S.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju, Bangalore, India
Citation
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 51, 3, pp 706-712
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The study on breeding and calf management practices of buffaloes was purposively conducted in Bidar district of Karnataka adopting exploratory research design. A total of 180 buffalo farmers were selected randomly for the study. The study revealed that most of the farmers experienced problems in...

Author(s)
Vranda, R.; Satyanarayan, K.; Jagadeeswary, V.; Shree, J. S.
Publisher
Dr. M. S. Nataraju, Bangalore, India
Citation
Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 51, 2, pp 446-453

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