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Despite its importance in genetic improvement, the fiber density is one of the least known and poorly valued characters, probably due to its difficulty in measuring it. Therefore, a novel procedure has been developed with the objectives to measurement no-invasively, the fiber density (FibDen),...

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Quispe Peña, E. C.; Quispe Bonilla, M. D.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2019, 68, 261, pp 74-81
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In Brazil, approximately 8 million goats are used mainly for milk and meat production, and 91% of this amount is located in the Northeast of the country. However, the use of animals for the production of textile fibers has not yet been carried out. This study is the first record of cashmere in...

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Coelho, L. S.; Modesto, E. C.; Carvalho, F. F. R. de; Sousa, S. L. G. de
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Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2018, 16, 1, pp e16007
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The purpose of the research was to highlight the peculiarities of the extension and modelling of the curling at the Moldavian Karakul lambs and to reveal the relations of these properties with other qualities and characteristics of the skin for the improvement of the lamb selection procedures of...

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Buzu, I.
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University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
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Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science, 2018, 61, 2, pp 38-50
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The aim of this study was to determine the quality and quantity of the wool yolk of the rams from Caucasian merino breed in order to improve their technological features. The analyses included seven rams at 2.5 years of age and eleven male lambs at the age of 18 months. Thirty-six individual wool...

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Pamukova, D.; Staykova, G.; Stancheva, N.
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Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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Agricultural Science and Technology, 2018, 10, 4, pp 370-373
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Thickness of wool fibres in various breeds of Pramenka sheep (Dubska and Pivska) varied; it was examined during different periods, spring and autumn, and it came from different locations - mountain Vlašić in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B and H) and Pivska mountain in Montenegro. Air temperature and the ...

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Mlaćo, N.; Katica, A.; Katica, V.; Katica, J.; Bučan, E.
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University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Agriculture, East Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
IX International Scientific Agriculture Symposium "AGROSYM 2018", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4-7 October 2018. Book of Proceedings, 2018, pp 1843-1847
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Previous studies have shown that single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) (rs328743478) located downstream of pre-miR-208b in MYH7 gene is correlated with fibre number composition and drip loss in pigs. Because fibre characteristics are linked to meat quality, the aim of this study was to analyse the...

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Polasik, D.; Tyra, M.; Szyndler-Nędza, M.; Żak, G.; Lambert, B.; Terman, A.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
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Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 11, pp 435-442
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South American camelids are herbivorous mammals considered pseudorumiants, which have countries like Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Ecuador, are important for the livestock sector of the Andean populations of South America and that offer products such as fiber, meat (charqui), skin (tacllas),...

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Avilés Esquivel, D. F.; Montero, M.; Barros-Rodríguez, M.
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Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2018, 11, pp 30-38
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This study aimed to evaluate if melatonin implantation at the end of April and June was able to increase cashmere production in female Inner Mongolian cashmere goats and to search for contributing factors accounting for the melatonin increasing in cashmere production. One hundred and fifty female...

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Wu ZiYuan; Duan ChunHui; Li Yan; Duan Tao; Mo Fang; Zhang Wei
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 1, pp e06SC01
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The objective of this study was to determine the productive and textile characteristics of the fibre in Huacaya alpacas considering age (2, 4 and 6 years), sex and origin. Fibre samples were collected from the flanks of 120 alpacas from two communities of the Ayaviri district, Puno. The diameter,...

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Roque Gonzales, L. A.; Ormachea Valdez, E.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2018, 29, 4, pp 1325-1334
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Wool growth depends on hormones activity. Owing to hormonal status is extensively affected by surgical excision of endocrine glands, disease or severe congenital abnormalities, wool growth will be altered. This study intends to assess the effect of prepubertal castration at different ages on wool...

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Nazari-Zonouz, F.; Moghaddam, G.; Rafat, S. A.; Abdi, Z.; Ghorghan, K. E.; Nabavi, R.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 2018, 8, 4, pp 635-639

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