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Efforts to understand biological functions and develop management schemes specific to Bos indicus-influenced cattle raised in tropical and subtropical environments are critical to meet the increasing global demand for protein. In the United States, B. indicus breeds are mostly used to generate B....

Author(s)
Cooke, R. F.; Cardoso, R. C.; Cerri, R. L. A.; Lamb, G. C.; Pohler, K. G.; Riley, D. G.; Vasconcelos, J. L. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2020, 98, 2,
Abstract

This article describes the history of the Swiss Fleckvieh dairy breed in Switzerland, the negative effects of crossbreeding and the implementation of new herdbook regulations regarding the conservation of this breed.

Author(s)
Barenco, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2019, No.7, pp 6-9
Abstract

Females and males of 7 commercial (ComCb) and 3 experimental (ExpCb) crossbreeds were produced by 6 imported parent stocks (PS) and 1 local PS. The ComCb were Dominant Red Barred (DR), Dominant Sussex (DS), Lohmann Brown (LB), Lohmann-Dual, NOVOgen Brown (NB), NOVOgen Color (NC), and local Koekoek...

Author(s)
Dawud Ibrahim; Gebeyehu Goshu; Wondmeneh Esatu; Cahaner, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2019, 98, 9, pp 3405-3417
Abstract

In pig production, Pietrain and Duroc lines are often used as terminal sire lines to produce crossbred slaughter pigs. The objective of this study was to identify the differences in paternal fertility and mortality during the suckling period of crossbred progeny from Pietrain and Duroc terminal...

Author(s)
Pedersen, M. L. M.; Velander, I. H.; Nielsen, M. B. F.; Lundeheim, N.; Nielsen, B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2019, 3, 2, pp 885-892
Abstract

Due to the increasing use of in vitro embryo production (IVEP) and the importance of crossbreeding for beef production, pregnancy rates of Nelore recipients were evaluated following Fixed Time Embryo Transfer with fresh or vitrified IVEP embryos produced with Y-sorted sperm of Angus bulls (B....

Author(s)
Bezerra, A. de O.; Nicacio, A. C.; Menezes, G. R. de O.; Gomes, R. da C.; Silva, L. O. C. da; Rocha-Frigoni, N. A. de S.; Mingoti, G. Z.; Leão, B. C. da S.; Costa e Silva, E. V. da; Nogueira, É.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2019, 208, pp 106101
Abstract

The article gives an evaluation of the young hybrid litter got from crossing of the Khangil type ewes of the Trans-Baikal breed with the rams of Australian Merino breed. In 2016, the JSC "Tsocto-Khangil" breeding farm of the Aginsky District purchased deep-frozen semen of purebred Australian...

Author(s)
Khamiruev, T. N.; Volkov, I. V.; Dashinimaev, S. M.; Bazaron, B. Z.; Dmitrik, I. I.
Publisher
Severo-Kavkazskiy Federal'nyy Nauchnyy Agrarnyy Tsentr, Stavropol, Russia
Citation
Sel'skokhozyaystvennyy Zhurnal, 2018, 11, 3, pp 66-73
Abstract

Research on sexed semen breeding techniques has largely focused on purebred cattle production systems and little work has been done evaluating sexed semen use in crossbred dairy cattle. Complementing a crossbreeding reproduction strategy with sexed semen artificial insemination (AI) has the...

Author(s)
Barrientos-Blanco, J. A.; Thompson, N. M.; Widmar, N. J. O.; Wolf, C. A.; Snyder, L. U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2018, 211, pp 66-74
AbstractFull Text

The Carora breed (tropical Bos taurus) originated from the crossing of Brown Swiss and Criollo Amarillo de Quebrada Arribacattle, at Lara State, in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the beginning of the twentieth century. Based on the commitment and conviction of producers in the area, they...

Author(s)
Florio-Luis, J.; Pineda-Graterol, M.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 142-157
Abstract

The productive and reproductive characteristics of Brown Swiss (B) cross-bred cows were investigated by comparing with those of Holstein (H) cows housed in the same barn. Additionally, their hair cortisol levels were analyzed to evaluate the extent of stress experienced during dry and lactation...

Author(s)
Endo, N.; Kuroki, R.; Tanaka, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Animal Science Journal, 2017, 88, 10, pp 1506-1512
Abstract

Cattle are critical to most smallholder agricultural livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. A study was carried out to assess breed and trait preferences, breeding practices, application and potential adoption of novel reproductive technologies by smallholder cattle farmers in four districts of...

Author(s)
Gororo, E.; Makuza, S. M.; Chatiza, F. P.; Gwatibaya, S.; Gahadzikwa, P.; Chidzwondo, F.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Production, 2017, 8, 10, pp 168-179

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