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The objective of this study was to clarify the effects of a second protocol of ovulation synchronisation starting on day 26 after timed artificial insemination on ovarian profile and days open in dairy cows diagnosed as nonpregnant. Ninety-four Holstein-Friesian cows received intramuscular...

Author(s)
Osawa, T.; Honjou, S.; Nitta, H.; Uchiza, M.; Tameoka, N.; Moro, Y.; Izaike, Y.
Publisher
Society for Reproduction and Development (, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Reproduction and Development, 2009, 55, 2, pp 163-169
Abstract

Previous studies have shown that the use of beef bull semen significantly reduces the rate of abortions due to Neospora caninum in artificially inseminated (AI) seropositive dairy cows. In addition, certain beef breeds could be more resistant to N. caninum infection and abortion than others. The...

Author(s)
Almería, S.; López-Gatius, F.; García-Ispierto, I.; Nogareda, C.; Bech-Sàbat, G.; Serrano, B.; Santolaria, P.; Yániz, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 163, 4, pp 323-329
Abstract

Future progress in genetic improvement and the monitoring of genetic resources in beef cattle requires a detailed understanding of the population under selection. This study examines the gene flow in the UK beef population with an uncommon breeding structure involving interaction between the beef...

Author(s)
Todd, D. L.; Woolliams, J. A.; Roughsedge, T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2011, 5, 12, pp 1874-1886
Abstract

Manipulation of the reproductive tract can cause inflammatory processes in the endometrium and release of cytokines and prostaglandins. It has been shown that PGF has direct negative effects on embryonic survival and development. Treatment with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (e.g., ibuprofen ...

Author(s)
Heuwieser, W.; Iwersen, M.; Goetze, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2011, 94, 1, pp 146-151
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify genetic markers and genomic regions associated with susceptibility to Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in Holstein cattle. Associated single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were identified by genotyping 521 MAP-infected Holstein...

Author(s)
Kirkpatrick, B. W.; Shi, X.; Shook, G. E.; Collins, M. T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2011, 42, 2, pp 149-160
Abstract

We have previously shown that Holstein cows selected for their homozygous favorable ("fertil+") or unfavorable ("fertil-") haplotype at one quantitative trait loci (QTL) of female fertility located on chromosome 3 (QTL-F-Fert-BTA3) had a different success rate 35 and 90 days after the first ...

Author(s)
Coyral-Castel, S.; Brisard, D.; Touzé, J. L.; Dupont, M.; Ramé, C.; Uzbekova, S.; Dupont, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2012, 77, 9, pp 1822-1833
Abstract

The somatotropic axis is a key metabolic pathway during transition from late pregnancy to early lactation in dairy cows. The first objective of this study was to determine the feasibility of selecting cows with persistent differences in total insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) concentration by...

Author(s)
Piechotta, M.; Kedves, K.; Araujo, M. G.; Hoeflich, A.; Metzger, F.; Heppelmann, M.; Muscher-Banse, A.; Wrenzycki, C.; Pfarrer, C.; Schuberth, H. J.; Hoedemaker, M.; Bollwein, H.; Kaske, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 6, pp 3737-3749
Abstract

The hypotheses of this study were (1) that the administration of 400 IU eCG in a TAI protocol would increase ovarian follicular growth and diameter of the largest follicle (LF), volume of the CL, and produce an earlier rise on serum concentration of progesterone (P4) to ultimately improve P/AI...

Author(s)
Ferreira, R. M.; Ayres, H.; Sales, J. N. S.; Souza, A. H.; Rodrigues, C. A.; Baruselli, P. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2013, 140, 1/2, pp 26-33
Abstract

Feet and leg problems have a major effect on the well-being and lifespan of the dairy cow and thus are economically important to the dairy farmer. Apart from approaches using genetic selection for classical traits from conformation scoring, attempts for genetic improvement can be based either on...

Author(s)
Swalve, H. H.; Floren, C.; Wensch-Dorendorf, M.; Schöpke, K.; Pijl, R.; Wimmers, K.; Brenig, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2014, 97, 1, pp 507-519
Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine the effects of increasing circulating progesterone in multiparous Holstein cows, using an intravaginal progesterone implant between days 3 and 7 following fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI). The animals were randomly assigned into two groups: (1)...

Author(s)
Marques, T. C.; Leão, K. M.; Viu, M. A. de O.; Sartori, R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 2, pp 405-410

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