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Bishop, D. K.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Citation
Banff Pork Seminar Proceedings 2003. Keeping Canada Competitive, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2003, pp 263-268
Abstract

The effects of temperature and humidity on the behaviour and reproductive performance of Holstein-Friesian × Sahiwal dairy cows was studied. 34 cows housed in sheds were divided into 4 groups. Group I was given water showers at 10:00 and 16:00 h, Group II was fed sodium bicarbonate at 1.2% of the...

Author(s)
Uday Narayan; Singh, D. V.; Ahmad, A. H.; Patel, M.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Reproduction, 2006, 27, 2, pp 65-68
Abstract

This paper presents the animal research done by the MAES animal scientists which take into consideration both animal and human health, because there are basic needs in animal agriculture that cross over into areas that are also important in human health. Focus is given on fertility. The studies...

Author(s)
Osowski, V.
Publisher
Agricultural Experiment Station, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
Citation
Futures (East Lansing), 2009, 27, 3/4, pp 28-35
Abstract

Many advances in genetic selection, nutrition, housing and disease control have been incorporated into modern pork production since the 1950s resulting in highly prolific females and practices and technologies, which significantly increased efficiency of reproduction in the breeding herd. The...

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Kraeling, R. R.; Webel, S. K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 2015, 6, 3, pp (31 January 2015)
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A study on Adoption of dairy management practices by dairy entrepreneurs of self help group in Akola district of Maharashtra was undertaken during 2013-14. Sample consisted of 100 dairy entrepreneurs of self help group member selected proportionately from randomly selected from Akola district. The...

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Narwade, R. C.; Salame, S. P.; Bite, R. K.; Galande, A. P.; Mankar, D. M.
Publisher
Serials Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 2015, 33, 4 (Part IV), pp 3669-3672
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Fecal corticosterone concentration (FCC) was measured in 14 buck rabbits individually housed in standard-dimension cages (SC) or in bigger cages (BC; with a volume more than double that of SC and equipped with a plastic foot mat) during 4 consecutive reproductive cycles. Cage type and reproductive...

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Cornale, P.; Macchi, E.; Renna, M.; Prola, L.; Perona, G.; Mimosi, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2016, 19, 1, pp 90-96
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On commercial farms, rabbit does are subjected to a reproductive rhythm that does not account for their welfare or physiology, leading to reduced longevity and consequently high annual replacement. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends limited and infrequent use of hormone...

Author(s)
Munari, C.; Ponzio, P.; Alkhawagah, A. R.; Schiavone, A.; Mugnai, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 125, pp 122-128

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