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This research was carried out to investigate the body weights after shearing, greasy fleece weight, some fleece traits and the factors affecting them in Dağlıç and Ramlıç sheep. In this study, 296 Ramlıç and 232 Dağlıç sheep and fleece were used. The research was carried out in four farm operation...

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Bağkesen, Ö.; Koçak, S.
Publisher
Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Citation
Kocatepe Veterinary Journal, 2018, 11, 2, pp 148-155
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A novel Fibre Electronic Characterizer (called Fiber EC) was developed and validated. In the development of the Fiber EC, mechanical, optical, electronic and computer components were used and assembled. For the calibration, validation and evaluation of the potential use in animal fibres samples of...

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Quispe Peña, E. C.; Sacchero, D.; Quispe Bonilla, M. D.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2018, 29, 3, pp 858-876
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The study was carried out to establish dependence between some exterior measurements, productivity and body condition score (BCS) of ewe lambs from the Thracian merino breed, reared in the Agricultural Institute in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Ewe lambs included in the research were born during...

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Slavova, P.; Dimova, N.; Mihaylova, M.; Popova, Y.; Laleva, S.; Pacinovski, N.; Slavova, S.
Publisher
Institute of Animal Science, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Macedonian Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 8, 1, pp 19-23
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L-Carnitine, a key element in fatty acid metabolism and energy production, is biosynthesized from gamma-butyro-betaine by the catalysis of gamma-butyrobetaine hydroxylase (BBOX1). We cloned three different 3′untranslated regions (3′UTRs) alternative polyadenylation (APA) transcripts of the BBOX1...

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Zhou GuoLi; Cao Yang; Xin YouZhi; Song YuFei; Jin HaiGuo
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 5, pp 188-194
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The study was conducted to evaluate the effects of male lambs sexual condition on production and quality of wool. The lambs were kept under extensive system in natural pasture of the Pampa biome in Rio Grande do Sul State. The experiment was carried out with forty-nine male lambs, crossbred...

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Costa, P. T.; Silveira, F. A.; Costa, R. T.; Farias, G. D.; Fernandes, T. A.; Mendonça, F. S.; Vaz, R. Z.; Mendonça, G. de
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Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 67, 259, pp 368-372
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In Peru, wool production positioned in better place to compete with synthetic fibers, due to oscillating oil prices around the world. This study aimed to characterize sheep wool, according to macroscopic and microscopic qualities of ethnological and economic interest. In Ite's municipality,...

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Montesinos, I. S.; Catachura, A.; Perezgrovas, R. G.; Fioravanti, M. C. S.; Sereno, J. R. B.
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Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 67, 259, pp 324-331
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The present work answers the requirements of thousands of smallholders of camelids and creole sheep in Bolivia who are involved with the artisanal transformation of fiber and wool. Fiber producing animals are autochthonous in the case of alpaca and llama, and a local breed in the case of the creole ...

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Stemmer, A.; Caballero, T.; Zambrana, L.; Robalino, T.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 19-26
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Data recordings of animal breeding, fleece production, and fiber characteristics in an alpaca herd were analyzed and presented. A selective mating strategy was applied while establishing an extremely fine fiber alpaca strain at Victory Farm over 10 years. The herd was expanded from ten females and...

Author(s)
Wuliji, T.
Publisher
International Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD), Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Journal of Camelid Science, 2017, 10, pp 17-30
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The aim of the study was to establish the levels of the main selection traits which determine the technological wool production in the rams from the breed of Caucasian merino sheep. The study included a total of 126 rams at 18 months of age from Caucasian merino breed. To determine the fibre...

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Pamukova, D.; Staykova, G.; Stancheva, N.; Panayotov, D.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Agricultural Science and Technology, 2017, 9, 4, pp 311-314
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Menz sheep is the only coarse wool producing sheep in Ethiopia. The fleece of this sheep is generally used for producing local handicrafts. The fleece was collected from pedigreed Menz sheep reared at Debre Brhan Research center. Fleece samples were collected thrice during the study period...

Author(s)
Gelaye Gebisa; Banerjee, S.; Taye, M.
Publisher
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitya, Sri Lanka
Citation
Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 9, pp 1498-1506

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