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This paper reports on the success story of a family in Neuses (Altmannstein) who in just five years achieved so much in their diary cattle operation, among these achievements are the increase in milking cows which tripled and about 10 000 kg of milk being produced. Highlights focused on their farm...

Author(s)
Miller, A. M.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2019, No.181, pp 51-57
Abstract

The Mini-Lewe was bred as an animal model for experimental research in the former Democratic Republic of Germany. The remaining stock, including 5 boars and 10 sows, was transferred from the Humboldt-University Berlin to the experimental and teaching farm Ruthe (LFG Ruthe) of the University of...

Author(s)
Schachler, K.; Sürie, C.; Minx, J.; Distl, O.; Metzger, J.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2019, 91, 3, pp 227-245
Abstract

The potential of augmented reality and its application in dairy farm automation and management are described.

Author(s)
Aufmkolk, V.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2019, 57, 2, pp 60-61
Abstract

This article describes the physiology of lactation, the methods to increase the lactation period and the effects on the health and welfare of increasing the lactation period in dairy cows.

Author(s)
Römer, A.; Losand, B.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2019, 57, 2, pp 10-13
Abstract

This article describes the positive traits of Mogli, a proven breeding dairy bull sire in Germany.

Author(s)
Weismeier, A.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2018, No.180, pp 22-23
Abstract

This article describes the positive breeding traits of hornless sire bulls in Germany.

Author(s)
Hefner, A.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2018, No.180, pp 12-14
Abstract

The aim of this study was the determination of genetical and environmental factors that affect the occurrence of aberrant spermatozoa. The evaluation comprised 1,543 ejaculates collected from 57 boars representing BHZP 77 (Piétrain line db.77 ®), German Large White, German Landrace and Piétrain....

Author(s)
Jansen, S.; Sharifi, A. R.; Knorr, C.; Wiedemann, I.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2017, 89, 4, pp 300-310
Abstract

Optimum Contribution Selection (OCS) facilitates the optimization of breeding progress while simultaneously restricting inbreeding rates. Although the superiority of OCS compared with Truncation Selection has been proven several times, the implementation of OCS in practical breeding programs is...

Author(s)
Kohl, S.; Herold, P.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2017, 89, 5, pp 345-358
Abstract

During the 2010/2011 calving season a remarkably large number of calves were born with umbilical hernia on a dairy farm in Schleswig-Holstein. All calves were descendants of the US Red Holstein bull "Avanti Red" used in artificial insemination. The objective of the present study was to compare the...

Author(s)
Vortmann, T. F.; Lupp, B.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2017, 130, 7/8, pp 364-368
Abstract

This article describes the negative effects of selection for high milk yield on the reproductive performance of dairy cows.

Author(s)
Kleen, J. L.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2017, 55, 3, pp 35-37

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