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Juliarena, M. A.; Rubio, N.; Garrido, A.; Casanova, D. E.; Andere, C. I.
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Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 3
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A study was conducted in Goat Research Station, Bandipur to evaluate the performance of Boer × Khari cross kids. A total of 74 kids born on FY 2072/73 were used for the analysis of mean of birth weight, weaning weight, eight month weight and twelve month old weight. Out of all born F1 kids, 38 kids ...

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Kadel, R.; Malla, S.; Adhikari, D. P.
Publisher
Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Kathmandu, Nepal
Citation
Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 16, pp 105-109
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Genetic diversity is the baseline for survivability and improvement of livestock in a wide array of environments. Variations among Red Sokoto, Sahel and WAD goats was determined using 5 ml of blood collected by jugular venipuncture from 150 randomly selected goats (50 goats per breed). The samples...

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Ganiyu, O.; Osaiyuwu, O. H.; Akinyemi, M. O.; Salako, E. A.
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Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
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Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2018, 51, 2, pp 55-60
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Introduction. The Sicilo-Sarda is the only Tunisian dairy sheep breed. Milk from this breed is used in a micro-sector of cheese production. Numbers of sheep from this breed fell significantly during the 1990s, due to unfavorable economic and political choices, as well as a lack of technical control ...

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Aloulou, R.; Marnet, P. G.; M'Sadak, Y.
Publisher
Les Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux, Gembloux, Belgium
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Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2018, 22, 3, pp 188-198
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This study aimed to explore the effect of alternative selection strategies based on milk fat and protein contents instead of milk yield on reproduction of dairy cows. About 500 lactations were recorded, equally distributed among breeds (Holstein: HO or Normande: NO) and genetic groups with similar...

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Bedere, N.; Disenhaus, C.; Ducrocq, V.; Leurent-Colette, S.; Delaby, L.
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Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Fermoy, Irish Republic
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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 428-430
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Pasture-based ruminant production systems are dependent upon the supply and utilisation of high quality swards to maximise animal performance within the grass based system. The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of high genetic merit ewes from two origins: New Zealand (NZ) and...

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McGovern, F. M.; Fetherstone, N.; Creighton, P.; McHugh, N.
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Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Fermoy, Irish Republic
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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 416-418
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Punjab urial (Ovis vignei punjabiensis) is endemic to wild northern Punjab, Pakistan and also an endangered species according to red list categories of International Union of Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Better understanding of genetics of immune response of this species can be...

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Hussain, T.; Musthafa, M. M.; Babar, M. E.; Khan, W. A.; Ullah, Z.; Aqeel, M.; Yaqub, A.; Marikar, F. M. M. T.
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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 21, 2, pp 141-151
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Ghrelin is a novel growth hormone (GH)-releasing peptide, which has been identified as an endogenous ligand for the GH-sretagogue receptor. The sequence and expression of ghrelin has been determined in many species. In this study, to reveal the molecular characterization and expression patterns of...

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Zhang, M.; Zhu, X.; Xu, X.; Jin, X.; Bao, H.; Dugeer, S.; Du, C.; Cao, G.; Yang, Y.
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Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn-Kortowo II, Poland
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Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 1, pp 55-64
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This study investigates genetic diversity and structure of native Egyptian cattle populations, called Baladi, as Saidi from Southern Egypt, Menufi from Mid-Delta and their F1 crosses with the French Tarentaise breed using DNA Microsatellite markers. A total of unrelated 97 individuals were...

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Faid-Allah, E.; Ghoneim, E.; Elbetagy, A. R.; El-Dabour, M.
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Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Peternakan, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Ilmu Ternak dan Veteriner, 2018, 23, 1, pp 1-10
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As it is well known, genetic and feeding are two fundamental factors affecting the Iberian pig production, meat and meat product quality. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of genetic and nutrition factors, and their interaction, on productive parameters of Iberian pigs...

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Tejeda, J. F.; Carrapiso, A. I.; Noguera, J. L.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; González, E.
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Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 41-43

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