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Energy balance was assessed during the first 13 weeks postpartum in 497 primiparous Holstein cows and the relationship with reproductive performance was investigated. A significant association was observed between body condition score (BCS) and a number of reproductive traits, including conception...

Author(s)
Valergakis, G. E.; Oikonomou, G.; Arsenos, G.; Banos, G.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 168, 7, pp 189
Abstract

This simulation study investigated the farm-level economic benefits of a genetic improvement scheme using artificial insemination (AI) with fresh ram semen in dairy sheep of the Chios breed in Greece. Data were collected from 67 farms associated with the Chios Sheep Breeders' Cooperative...

Author(s)
Valergakis, G. E.; Gelasakis, A. I.; Oikonomou, G.; Arsenos, G.; Fortomaris, P.; Banos, G.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2010, 4, 10, pp 1628-1633
Abstract

Reproductive efficiency in the dairy herd is the most important factor for its economic success and a major concern for dairy farmers when using artificial insemination (AI) or natural service (NS). Our objectives were to estimate, compare and analyse the costs associated with breeding cattle by...

Author(s)
Valergakis, G. E.; Arsenos, G.; Banos, G.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2007, 1, 2, pp 293-300
Abstract

The objective of the study was to evaluate the use multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) techniques in an indigenous Greek dairy breed of sheep. We stimulated selected donor ewes of the Karagouniko breed to produce large numbers of embryos after the induction of multiple ovulations by...

Author(s)
Stamataris, K.; Deligiannis, K.; Lainas, T.; Arsenos, G.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2002, 53, 3, pp 237-246

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