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Dairy Science & Technology

Covering all aspects of dairy science and technology including husbandry, welfare and behaviour, health, physiology, biochemistry and endocrinology of lactation, milk composition and processing. A wide range of dairy products, including fluid and condensed milks, cheese, butter, fermented milk products and ice cream, as well as dry or condensed milk and whey products, is also covered

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Shelter management is the manipulation of microclimate of the animals to suit best to their welfare reducing climatic stress without affecting much to cost of construction. House should be designed to meet the requirements health and comfort to the animals, convenience and comfort of the operator,...

Author(s)
Amit Kumar; Kamboj, M. L.; Subhash Chandra; Chandan Kumar; Dharmendra Singh; Rather, H. A.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre
Publication
Agricultural Reviews, 2018, 39, 1, pp 62-68
Abstract

The price of milk delivered to industry by dairy farmers has been steadily decreasing over the last 10 years. In response to this situation, a study on "value distribution in the Swiss agro-food supply chains" has analyzed the situation and suggests concrete measures to improve the financial return...

Author(s)
Reviron, S.; Python, P.
Publisher
Agroscope FAL Reckenholz
Publication
Recherche Agronomique Suisse, 2018, No.4, pp 134-141
Abstract

Partial grazing with indoor feeding of fresh grass is an important feeding system for Swiss dairy farms. From 2014 to 2016, three production systems - partial grazing with indoor feeding of fresh grass with reduced (EGKF; 418 kg), and increased concentrate supplementation (EGKFplus; 1161 kg) was...

Author(s)
Mulser, E.; Ineichen, S.; Sutter, M.; Hofstetter, P.; Probst, S.
Publisher
Agroscope FAL Reckenholz
Publication
Recherche Agronomique Suisse, 2018, No.4, pp 126-133
Abstract

Full grazing or indoor feeding of fresh herbage and partial grazing are common feeding systems for dairy cows in Switzerland. Project Hohenrain II investigated a comparison of three different grassland-based milk production systems, a partial grazing with indoor feeding of fresh grass with reduced...

Author(s)
Wyss, U.; Schlegel, P.; Frey, H.; Reidy, B.
Publisher
Agroscope FAL Reckenholz
Publication
Recherche Agronomique Suisse, 2018, No.4, pp 120-125
Miscellaneous

This book has 98 pages and focused on the issue of antibiotic reduction, it has 13 chapters which discussed topics on the challenges of minimizing the use of antibiotics, how a healthy gut results into a healthy production, how to sustain antibiotic reduction, four steps in creating a pathogen free...

Author(s)
Burgin, R.
Publisher
Proagrica, Reed Business bv
Publication
Antibiotic reduction, 2017, pp 98 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
animal feeding; animal health; animal nutrition; antioxidants; diets; domestic animals; feed supplements; immune system; immunity; livestock; meat; meat quality; milk; milk quality; nutrient requirements; nutrition physiology; oxidative stress; reviews; ruminant feeding; selenium; toxicity; trace element deficiencies
Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
News Article

A new study of methane emissions from livestock in the United States led by a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has...

Date
December 2017
AbstractFull Text

Shelter management is the manipulation of microclimate of the animals to suit best to their welfare reducing climatic stress without affecting much to cost of construction. House should be designed to meet the requirements health and comfort to the animals, convenience and comfort of the operator,...

Author(s)
Amit Kumar; Kamboj, M. L.; Subhash Chandra; Chandan Kumar; Dharmendra Singh; Rather, H. A.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre
Publication
Agricultural Reviews, 2018, 39, 1, pp 62-68
AbstractFull Text

The composition of semen diluents can modify its viability during cooling. The buffering effects of HEPES and sodium bicarbonate were evaluated considering the pH and sperm viability. The semen of seven adult Brazilian ponies was evaluated before and after cooling at 5oC for 24 h and 48 h. A...

Author(s)
Trentin, J. M.; Centeno, L. A. M.; Balestrin, T. de S.; Minela, T.; Zanatta, G. M.; Pessoa, G. A.; Rubin, M. I. B.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 631-642

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