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Author(s)
Liciu, G.; Roșca, O.
Citation
Producția Animală, Zootehnie și Medicină Veterinară, 1987, 37, 7, pp 17-21
Abstract

Due to many factors, milch animals generally produce lower than their potential in Balochistan. The buffalo though small in number, is confined to canal-irrigated districts of the province while the indigenous cattle have lower milk production potential. On the other hand Balochistan has a success...

Author(s)
Kakar, M. A.; Raziq, A.; Masood-ul-Haq, K.; Faqir, M.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Department of Livestock Management, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2008, 45, 2, pp 259-262
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the potential differences among Holstein-Friesian (HF), Montbéliarde (MB), Normande (NM), Norwegian Red (NRF), Montbéliarde × Holstein-Friesian (MBX), and Normande × Holstein-Friesian (NMX) across 2 seasonal grass-based systems of milk production. The...

Author(s)
Walsh, S.; Buckley, F.; Pierce, K.; Byrne, N.; Patton, J.; Dillon, P.
Publisher
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2008, 91, 11, pp 4401-4413
Abstract

The insemination with sorted sperm by flow-cytometry technique has been used successfully to produce male or female calves, according to the choice of the producer. The aim of this experiment was to evaluate the rate of birth of a commercial sorted sperm and compare its efficiency with non sexed...

Author(s)
Meirelles, C.; Faria, V. R.; Souza, A. B.; Weiss, R. R.; Segui, M. S.; Kozicki, L. E.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, CEPPA, Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2008, 13, 2, pp 98-103
Abstract

Considering that there is limited information about the preovulatory LH surge in Zebu cattle (Bos indicus), the purpose of the present work was to assess the LH surge in Nelore cows during the estrous cycle and after ovarian superestimulation of ovarian follicular development with FSH. This...

Author(s)
Monteiro, F. M.; Melo, D. S.; Ferreira, M. M. G.; Carvalho, L. M.; Sartoreli e Sartoreli, E.; Ederhardt, B. G.; Nogueira, G. de P.; Barros, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2009, 110, 1/2, pp 128-138
Abstract

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

In order to evaluate artificial cooling and timed artificial insemination (TAI) protocol on fertility during summer months, 90 Holstein heifers were randomly and equally assigned to three treatments: (a) control group (S) with visual heat detection and insemination a.m-p.m after heat detection; (b) ...

Author(s)
Correa-Calderón, A.; Leyva, C.; Avendaño, L.; Rivera, F.; Diaz, R.; Alvarez, F. D.; Ardon, F.; Rodriguez, F.
Publisher
Garuda Scientific Publications, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2009, 35, 2, pp 109-112
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
Abstract

A series of experiments was designed to evaluate the quality of cryopreserved rooster sperm and its fertility so that programs needing to bank germplasm and recreate animals can do so utilizing a minimal amount of cryopreserved semen. In experiment 1, rooster semen from the National Animal...

Author(s)
Purdy, P. H.; Song, Y.; Silversides, F. G.; Blackburn, H. D.
Publisher
Poultry Science Association, Savoy, USA
Citation
Poultry Science, 2009, 88, 10, pp 2184-2191

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