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The effects of genetic level and output quality characteristics on technical efficiency (TE) of dairy farms were studied. The average total relative breeding value (RBV) at herd level was considered a parameter of the genetic level and production potential of the main input (dairy cows), while...

Author(s)
Luik-Lindsaar, H.; Viira, A. H.; Viinalass, H.; Kaart, T.; Värnik, R.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 10, pp 379-388
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This study evaluated the effect of organic or chemical fertilization of maize on cow performance, economic outcomes, and greenhouse gas emission. Each type of maize silage according its different fertilization was used in two rations offered to two different groups of nine Friesian-Holstein cows...

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Jiménez-Calderón, J. D.; Martínez-Fernández, A.; Prospero-Bernal, F.; Velarde-Guillén, J.; Arriaga-Jordán, C. M.; Vicente, F.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 1, pp e0601
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Milking machine is an important factor in milk performance and milk quality during the course of milk removal in dairy cows. The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of using quarter individual milking system "MultiLactor" (ML) on improvement of milk performance and milk quality ...

Author(s)
Kaskous, S.
Publisher
United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Food and Agriculture, Al Anin, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2018, 30, 1, pp 57-64
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of dietary inclusion of dried olive pomace (DOP) on proteolytic volatile compounds in raw milk and pasteurised milk cheese. Two groups of lactating cows (20 animals in each) were randomly assigned to isoenergetic and isoproteic treatments provided as...

Author(s)
Castellani, F.; Bernardi, N.; Vitali, A.; Marone, E.; Grotta, L.; Martino, G.
Publisher
Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, Polish Academy of Sciences, Jabłonna, Poland
Citation
Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 2018, 27, 4, pp 361-365
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The objective this work was to evaluate the supplementation of cows on Brachiaria decumbens pasture during the rainy-dry transition. Eight 1/2 Holstein/Zebu cows (497±50 kg) were distributed in two 4×4 Latin squares, with 2×2 factorial treatments (100% mineral salt versus nitrogen salt containing...

Author(s)
Gutierrez, G. S.; Lana, R. de P.; Teixeira, C. R. V.; Rennó, L. N.; Veloso, C. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2018, 40, pp e42556
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The objective of this study was to evaluate correlations between production and economic variables of lactating cows on a tropical pasture. The experiment involved ten 3/4 Holstein × 1/4 Dairy Gyr cows in the middle third of lactation at an average age of 70±4.6 months and an average body weight of ...

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Figueiredo, C. B.; Santana Júnior, H. A. de; Bezerra, L. R.; Mendes, F. B. L.; Santana, E. O. C.; Abreu Filho, G.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2018, 40, pp e39737
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This work was realized to evaluate lactation stage, physiological state, somatic cell count (SCC) and body condition score (BCS) on production and composition of cow's milk from Gir and Guzerat breeds were studied. Ninety-eight cows were analyzed and classified according to their physiological...

Author(s)
Araújo, T. P. M.; Rangel, A. H. do N.; Lima, G. F. da C.; Peixoto, M. G. C. D.; Urbano, S. A.; Bezerra, J. da S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2018, 40, pp e39352
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Mastitis is the main disease of livestock destined for dairy production, which affects the dairy producer and the dairy industry. In the first case the loss of production, and the second because of the lower industrial yield of dairy products. It is a multifactorial, multiple etiology, including...

Author(s)
Lopes, B. C.; Manzi, M. de P.; Langoni, H.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 25, 1, pp 173-178
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of diets containing roasted soybean (R), extruded soybean (E) or their combination (RE) on dairy cow performance and milk fatty acid (FA) profile. Nine multiparous lactating Holstein cows (680±25 kg BW; 90±10 DIM; means±SD) were randomly assigned...

Author(s)
Fatahnia, F.; Azarfar, A.; Menatian, S.; Ghasemi, Sh. J.; Poormalekshahi, A.; Shokri, A. N.
Publisher
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 19, 4, pp 276-282
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BACKGROUND: Feeding unsaturated fatty acids sources in dairy cows is considered as a strategy to improve animal health during postpartum period and milk fatty acid profile. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to investigate the effects of conjugated linoleic acid supplement and combination of sesame meal...

Author(s)
Sheikh, N.; Zali, A.; Ganjkhanlou, M.; Towhidi, A.; Dehghan-Banadaky, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 12, 4, pp 369-379

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