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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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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
Abstract

A cross sectional study was undertaken from November 2016 to March 2017 in and around Asella town, Oromia regional state, southern Ethiopia, to determine the prevalence, associated risk factors and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus, in Bovine cross breed mastitis milk. A total...

Authors
Befikadu Seyoum; Hailemariam Kefyalew; Birhanu Abera; Nejash Abdela
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 32-36
Abstract

β-Galactosidase from dairy yeast was immobilized on silicon dioxide based nanoparticles for the hydrolysis of whey. The biocatalyst was checked for the optimal thermal and pH stability. Consequently, the immobilized β-galactosidase was recycled 15 times for the hydrolysis of lactose (37°C and pH...

Authors
Arun Beniwal; Priyanka Saini; Anusha Kokkiligadda; Shilpa Vij
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2018, 87, pp 553-561
Abstract

This study was aimed to screen for nisin producing Lactococcus lactis strains with prominent antimicrobial and technological characteristics applicable for the dairy industry. Twelve out of 181 Lactococcus spp. strains isolated from goat and cow milk, fermented wheat and buckwheat samples were...

Authors
Kondrotiene, K.; Kasnauskyte, N.; Serniene, L.; Gölz, G.; Alter, T.; Kaskoniene, V.; Maruska, A. S.; Malakauskas, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2018, 87, pp 507-514
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to isolate lactic acid bacteria (LAB), namely Streptococcus and Enterococcus, on M17 agar from raw camel milk and investigate their probiotic characteristics. Physiological properties, cell surface properties (hydrophobicity, autoaggregation, co-aggregation), acid...

Authors
Ayyash, M.; Abushelaibi, A.; Al-Mahadin, S.; Enan, M.; El-Tarabily, K.; Shah, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2018, 87, pp 478-487
Miscellaneous

This report is a guide to best practices for gender and social inclusion in Kenyan intensive dairy sector. This guide is meant as a practical resource to inform the development of Kenya's Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) strategy. Kenya's NAMA will provide climate finance mechanisms...

Authors
Tavenner, K.; Crane, T. A.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute
Publication
Best practice guide to socially and gender-inclusive development in the Kenyan intensive dairy sector, 2016, pp v + 19 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Appropriate feeding during the pregnancy and post-pregnancy period determines both the milk production in the ensuing lactation as well as the reproductive efficiency of the animal. During this period, 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after parturition are very important because dramatic physiological...

Date
April 2017
Subjects
3-hydroxybutyric acid; amino acids; body condition; cattle feeding; concentrates; cows; cytokines; dairy cattle; dairy cows; diets; disease prevention; dry matter; dry period; energy balance; energy requirements; feed additives; feed conversion efficiency; feed intake; feed rations; feed supplements; forage; hay; lactation; lysine; metabolic disorders; methionine; milk production; milk yield; nutrition physiology; parturition; postpartum period; pregnancy; protein supplements; reproductive efficiency; roughage; silage
Authors
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
AbstractFull Text

The study was conducted to determine the between the amount of starch given at prepartum diet and given at postpartum diet. Forty heifers (600±80 kg; body condition score 3.5±0.25) were used in a completely randomized design and assigned randomly in to a 1 of 2 dietary treatments (ground barley vs....

Authors
Alamouti, H. M.; Panahiha, P.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe170-Pe184
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is a multipurpose leguminous tree in the tropics and high-quality feed resource for ruminants especially during the dry season in most tropical and subtropical areas. Its leaf has high content of N (16-23% crude protein) and Ca, a low content of tannins...

Authors
Ebadi, M.; Abadi, T. M.; Vakili, S. T.; Chaji, M.; Mirzadeh, K.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe158-Pe169

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