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Dairy value chain resilience is significant for food security and socioeconomic sustenance. Core value chain process series: milk production, milk collection, milk processing and sales and distribution duly facilitated by support activities decide the outcome of this value chain. It has become an...

Author(s)
Avijit Sarkar; Hemant Gupta; Avijan Dutta
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2022, 17, 016, pp 1-9
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Zinc (Zn) is a unique micro-mineral because it is an essential component in many enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, carbonic anhydrase, and alkaline phosphatase, as well as being important for regulation of proteins and lipids metabolism, and sex hormones. This mineral is applied in poultry...

Author(s)
El-Ghany, W. A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 013, pp 1-15
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The livestock sector in Ethiopia is characterized by low productivity due to inadequate supply of affordable high-quality animal feed year-round, with more acute gaps in the drought-prone regions of the country. This paper presents the economic benefits and insights into the role of cultivated...

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Dey, B.; Notenbaert, A.; Makkar, H.; Mwendia, S.; Yonas Sahlu; Peters, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 010, pp 1-40
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Osteoarthritis is a common and debilitating disease affecting horses across breeds and disciplines. Although the cornerstone of therapy among equine practitioners remains systemic and local anti-inflammatory medications, this approach only addresses the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rather than...

Author(s)
McCoy, A. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 007, pp 1-17
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Recently, there has been increasing interest in the use of feed supplements for improving human and animal nutrition and health. Identification of nutrient biomarkers is a top priority to measure the biological and physiological effects of dietary components. Metabolomics is an objective and...

Author(s)
Borzouie, S.; Rathgeber, B. M.; MacLaren, L. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 004, pp 1-12
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As climate change progresses, higher temperatures and longer periods of extreme weather are likely to increasingly impact the production and health of dairy cattle, in turn affecting farm-level profits and economic decision-making. This review identifies and summarizes the currently available...

Author(s)
Vriezen, R.; Vriezen, E.; Cranfield, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 062, pp 1-28
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Lactation is defined as the combined processes of synthesis, secretion, and excretion of milk, starting at calving and continuing until natural or induced drying off in the lactating female. Milk production follows a common pattern in several mammalian species known as a lactation curve. A typical...

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Angeles-Hernandez, J. C.; Aranda-Aguirre, E.; Muñoz-Benítez, A. L.; Chay-Canul, A. J.; Albarran-Portillo, B.; Pollott, G. E.; Gonzalez-Ronquillo, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 056, pp 1-22
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The livestock sector faces an important challenge in the medium and long term since it must satisfy an increasing demand for animal products as a result of the increase in population and the world economy but safeguarding natural resources and at the same time minimizing the environmental...

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Gutiérrez-Gómez, C.; Inostroza, R. A.; Riveros, J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 057, pp 1-19
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Animal agriculture and animal-source foods (ASF) play a critical role in food security, childhood nutrient sufficiency, and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Here, we consider constraints to production of ASF in Africa with a focus on infectious animal diseases and climate stress and...

Author(s)
Baldwin, C. L.; Black, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 058, pp 1-14
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Microalgae are a diverse group of microorganisms that are an interesting alternative feed resource for ruminant production. Microalgae species with high protein concentration and adequate amino acid (AA) composition can be used to substitute conventional protein feeds, whereas species with high...

Author(s)
Lamminen, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 054, pp 1-28

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