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With the imminent danger of global climate change threatening the Earth's biodiversity, the camel proved to be a unique animal with physiological features. These attributes of the camel instigate us to explore its genetic architecture. Pakistan boasts a camel population of about 20 different breeds ...

Author(s)
Tanveer Hussain; Babar, M. E.; Akhtar Ali; Fiaz Hussain
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2021, 53, 3, pp 1185-1187
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This study was conducted to identify ghrelin (GHRL) gene polymorphism within exons 2 and 3 in three chicken breeds and to determine its association with growth and linear body measurements. Three hundred one-day-old chicks comprising 100 each of three chicken breeds (FUNAAB Alpha, Noiler and Shika...

Author(s)
Sanda, A.; Bemji, M.; Wheto, M.; Oso, A.; Sanda, M.; Olowofeso, O.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2021, 78, 1, pp 34-48
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The analysis of the cattle genome, mostly on genetic diversity and population structure, provides useful information for designing effective strategies to improve production, management and conservation of valuable genetic resources, especially of endangered breeds. Bovine DNA analysis involves a...

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Davidescu, M. A.; Pascal, C.; Ciorpac, M.; Mădescu, B. M.; Neculai-Văleanu, S. A.; Poroşnicu, I.; Matei, A. C.; Creangă, Ş.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicina Veterinara "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Universitatea de Științe Agricole şi Medicină Veterinară, Seria Zootehnie, 2021, 75, pp 123-127
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Benefiting from interventions of the savanna ecosystem, breeders in Los Llanos of Apure State (Venezuela) are exploring the opportunity to improve cattle genetics by implementing crossbreeding programs. Fifty yearling bulls of five types of Brahman influence [ST-Brahman (n = 10), F1 Angus x Brahman ...

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Sigala, T. R.; Leidenz, N. O. H.; Timaure, N. C. J.; Gonzalez, A. R.; Vela, J. A. O.; Moya, A.
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Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2021, 29, 1/2, pp 67-77
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Current animal breeding approaches are strongly associated with the development of sophisticated molecular genetics methods and techniques. Worldwide expansion of genomic selection can be achieved by the identification of genetic DNA markers and implementation of the microarray ("chip") technology. ...

Author(s)
Kyselová, J.; Tichý, L.; Jochová, K.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2021, 66, 4, pp 107-111
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Podal diseases affects significantly dairy farms profitability. Multiple genetics program's addressed the subject of lameness resistance. This study adhere to this context. Four hundred and twelve Holstein cows were included in this study with the aim of identifying the effects of GH gene (G/C)...

Author(s)
Ferchichi, M. A.; Jemmali, B.; Bel, L. M.; Ben, G. A.
Publisher
Sunblo LC, Monastir, Tunisia
Citation
Journal of New Sciences, 2021, 81, pp 4696-4701
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Heat stress, or hyperthermia, can have a serious effect on chicken performance in poultry industry in many parts of the world. Both genetics and environment play key role in the performance of a chicken and, therefore, it is important to consider both factors in addressing heat stress. On genetics...

Author(s)
Asadollahi, H.; Torshizi, R. V.; Ehsani, A.; Masoudi, A. A.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2021, 23, 2, pp 282-292
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The aim of this article was to review the state of fertility of female dairy cattle in South Africa and to compare it with international efforts at improving fertility. Fertility in dairy cows is defined as the ability to conceive from first insemination soon after calving and to carry the calf...

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Kgari, R. D.; Muller, C. J. C.; Dzama, K.; Makgahlela, M. L.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2020, 50, 6, pp 819-829
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Objective: The study of an in vitro embryosis is crucial in genetics for breed improvement and reproduction in livestock, identifying the causes of infertility, and stem cell application. Meanwhile, the problem of nucleic acid denaturation observed during embryo development is yet to be resolved....

Author(s)
Kim DaeSeung; Kim SangHwan; Yoon JongTaek
Publisher
Network for the Veterinarians of Bangladesh, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2020, 7, 4, pp 614-620
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This paper describes the study of the common factors of mortality of suckling piglets. It is assumed that this parameter is influenced by recessive lethal factors of the genetic load in population. An immediate subject of study was the chronological analysis of mortality in piglets from the...

Author(s)
Nikitin, S. V.; Shatokhin, K. S.; Zaporozhets, V. I.; Kochnev, N. N.; Bashur, D. S.; Khodakova, A. V.; Ermolaev, V. I.
Publisher
Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture, Saku, Estonia
Citation
Agronomy Research, 2020, 18, 3, pp 2156-2165

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