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A discussion on the recommendations and status of the conservation breeding programme from the committee of breeder's association such as the German Society for animal breeders was presented. Highlights focused on the problems and the need for appropriate action.

Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2013, 85, 2, pp 85-95
Abstract

A study was conducted to quantify the levels of connection among herds, reached through a connector herd, in the Selection Nucleus of the Mutton Merino breed of sheep in Spain. The database, provided by the Asociación Nacional de Criadores de Ganado Merino (National Association of Spanish Merino...

Author(s)
Osorio-Avalos, J.; Serradilla, J. M.; Molina, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2013, 114, 1, pp 56-63
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

To determine the effect of melatonin on embryo production in superovulated donor Dohne Merino ewes, two experiments were carried out at Trelew, Argentina (43° S 65° W), during the breeding and the anestrous seasons. Twenty-two ewes were used in experiment 1 (breeding season). Animals were divided...

Author(s)
Buffoni, A.; Vozzi, P. A.; Gonzalez, D. M.; Rios, G.; Viegas-Bordeira, H.; Abecia, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2014, 120, 1, pp 121-124

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