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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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Limited information is available about the actual management characteristics of dairy donkeys in Southern Europe. The aim of the present study is to describe animal management of dairy donkey farms in Italy. Twelve farmers were asked to answer a questionnaire on the management of their animals and...

Author(s)
Dai, F.; Segati, G.; Costa, E. dalla; Burden, F.; Judge, A.; Minero, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ss Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Macedonian Veterinary Review, 2017, 40, 2, pp 131-136
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The present study was conducted at Sardar Vallbhabhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Modipuram to know the housing practiced followed by buffalo farmer. This study using multistage stratified random sampling procedure to select 4 talukas and from each talukas were randomly selected ...

Author(s)
Shalu Kumar; Yadav, S. P.; Chauhan, H. S.; Vikash Dantare; Sahu, D. S.; Rajkumar
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2017, 20, 2, pp 873-878
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Stress is a non-specific response of the body to a stressor that is perceived as a threat to homeostasis. Each stressor causes stress and a specific action. Manifestation of the disease depends on the specific action of the stressor, and specific internal (age, gender, breed, genetic inheritance)...

Author(s)
Turk, R.; Jukić, I.; Samardžija, M.; Robić, M.; Belić, M.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2017, 48, 4, pp 305-315
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The aim of this characterization study was to describe several welfare indicators on the farm and find possible difference between the prevalence of hock injuries, body condition (BCS), and hygiene score across 15 free stalls with cubicles (F) and 15 tie stalls (T) dairy cattle farms in...

Author(s)
Trillo, Y.; Quintela, L. A.; Barrio, M.; Becerra, J. J.; Vigo, M.; Peña, A. I.; Herradón, P. G.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2017, 66, 254, pp 203-213
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Climate change has an adverse effect on climate sensitive livestock sector. A well-structured interview schedule was used to collect the practices adopted by the livestock farmers at farm-level in irrigated and rainfed areas of Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu. Practices adapted to mitigate the...

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Uma, V.; Narmatha, N.; Sakthivel, K. M.; Purushothaman, M. R.; Sureshkumar, S.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, 2017, 36, 1, pp 30-33
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Background: The objective was to investigate the effect of placing mats on concrete slatted floors on performance, behaviour, hoof condition, dirt scores, physiological and immunological variables of beef steers, and to compare responses with animals on out-wintering pads. Continental crossbred...

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Earley, B.; McNamara, J. D.; Jerrams, S. J.; O'Riordan, E. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 34, pp (30 May 2017)
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Antibiotics need to be used judiciously. If antibiotics are used when they are not needed, or in a way that provides no benefit, it is a waste of money. Reducing antimicrobial use may help to reduce production costs. In addition, antimicrobial resistance is an emerging problem on pig farms and the...

Author(s)
Friendship, R.; Deckert, A.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th London Swine Conference, Where Research Meets Production, London, Ontario, Canada, 28-29 March 2017, 2017, pp 101-106
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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...

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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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