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The National Breeding Objective for dairy cattle in New Zealand expressed as a genetic selection index called Breeding Worth (BW), assesses sire and cow genetic merit now and sets the direction for the New Zealand cow of the future. A major review of the calculations of the economic weightings that ...

Author(s)
Amer, P. R.; Santos, B.; Byrne, T. J.; Ludemann, C.; Visser, B.; Harris, B. L.; Bryant, J.
Publisher
Interbull Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Interbull Bulletin, 2013, No.47, pp 95-98
Abstract

The effects of doe-litter separation (DLS) applied 48 hours before artificial insemination (AI) at 11 days post partum, on reproductive and productive performance of free and/or controlled nursing New Zealand White rabbit does were studied. During 7 months, 800 nulliparous New-Zealand White (NZW)...

Author(s)
Sabra, M. M.
Publisher
Egyptian Rabbit Science Association, Zagazig, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Rabbit Science, 2006, 16, 1, pp 97-111
Abstract

AIMS: To determine the effect of dose and frequency of injection of Cu as Ca Cu EDTA on concentrations of Cu in liver, and the effect of a single 200 mg treatment on milk production and reproductive performance in New Zealand dairy cows. METHODS: Four groups of dairy cows (n=18 per group) on three...

Author(s)
Hawkins, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2014, 62, 5, pp 244-249
Abstract

AIMS: To describe the reproductive performance and management practices over three lactations in dairy herds that had different policies on the routine use of induction of parturition; to describe any change in outcomes in herds that ceased inductions during the study period; and to investigate...

Author(s)
Compton, C. W. R.; McDougall, S.
Publisher
New Zealand Veterinary Association, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2010, 58, 4, pp 175-183
Abstract

The aim of the current work was to analyze the features of ovarian follicular population and their quality in New Zealand white rabbit does synchronized by 24-h controlled doe-litter separation before artificial insemination (AI) during all their reproductive cycles. Synchronized animals were...

Author(s)
Garcia-Garcia, R. M.; Arias-Alvarez, M.; Rebollar, P. G.; Revuelta, L.; Lorenzo, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2009, 114, 4, pp 423-433
Abstract

Three genetic groups of Holstein-Friesian dairy cows were established from within the Moorepark (Teagasc, Ireland) dairy research herd: LowNA, indicative of the Irish national average-genetic-merit North American Holstein-Friesian; HighNA, high-genetic-merit North American Holstein-Friesian;...

Author(s)
Coleman, J.; Pierce, K. M.; Berry, D. P.; Brennan, A.; Horan, B.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2009, 92, 10, pp 5258-5269
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This proceedings cover several aspects of identification, breeding, production, health and recording of farm animals. There are a total of 68 papers included, discussing topics emphasizing electronic identification of animals, recording of artificial insemination data, performance recording, milk...

Author(s)
Sattler, J. D.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2009, No.13, pp 457 pp.
Abstract

One hundred daughters, by artificial insemination, of 3 merit sires averaged 285 lb. of fat in their first lactation and 15 daughters, by artificial insemination, of the son of a merit sire averaged 278 lb. of fat. Forty-two of these records were made in herds under experimental conditions at...

Author(s)
Ward, A. H.; Castle, O. M.; Lawry, H. B.
Citation
Report. New Zealand Dairy Board, 1946, pp 37-38 pp.
Abstract

Results of field surveys on herd wastage, mastitis, metabolic disorders, short lactation, contagious abortion and on efficiency of production are given in tables. Herd wastage in six Herd Improvement Association areas was compared with that for the whole country. For the whole country the wastage...

Publisher
Wellington: The Board.,
Citation
Thirty-third annual report of the New Zealand Dairy Board, for period of 12 months ended 31st July 1957., 1957, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

AHLSCHWEDE, W. T., and ROBISON, O. W. Influence of climatic conditions on litter size in swine: 916.
ALGEO, J. W., and GASSNER, F. X. Effect of poly-diethylstilbestrol phosphate (PSP) injected sub-cutaneously on the growth of beef cattle. I. Suckling and weanling calves: 896.
ALGEO, J. W., and...

Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1966, 25, pp 877-933

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