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This study did not find any relationship between performance testing, breeding values and fertility during lifetime production. However, age at first insemination was significantly related to fertility performance. Gilts that were inseminated before day 240 of age were used for a longer period of...

Author(s)
Peter, F.; Lau, H.; Walter, J.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2011, 83, 3, pp 182-190
Abstract

Uterine contractions were ultrasonically recorded (t=20 min) in 50 maiden mares (3-4 years old) within 0-6 h after hCG induced ovulation. The mares were divided into 5 groups (n=10, respectively). Group 1 was inseminated conventionally into the uterine body, while Group 2 was inseminated onto the...

Author(s)
Witt, M. C.; Meinecke-Tillmann, S.; Swagemakers, J. H.; Koene, M.; Meinecke, B.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2011, 27, 3, pp 271-276
Abstract

During the equine breeding season 2010 a total of 73 mares were admitted for artificial insemination to the reproduction unit of the Veterinary clinic Kaufungen. The aim of this study was to examine whether the well known sonographic appearance of the equine uterus during estrus can also be...

Author(s)
Teschner, D.; Grün, A.; Kähn, W.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2011, 27, 3, pp 316-319
Abstract

The results of a survey conducted in Switzerland during January 2010 regarding the breeders' goals, attitudes and opinions regarding the importance of bucks in goat breeding are presented.

Author(s)
Boer, E. de; Reist, S.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2010, No.11, pp 6-13
Abstract

This article discusses the different programmes implemented in a 100-cow dairy farm in Germany to improve the fertility rate and reproductive performance of dairy cows. The components of fertility programme enhancements include efficient oestrus detection; effective farm management; proper ovarian...

Author(s)
Tischer, M.
Publisher
Verlag Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2010, 48, 4, pp 144-147
Abstract

This article discusses the advantages of creating a breeding programme which uses genome analysis of semen collected from German Holstein-Friesian bulls. The goal of such breeding technique aims to produce high quality semen that when used in AI will produce high yielding dairy cows which is also...

Author(s)
Brade, E.
Publisher
Verlag Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2010, 48, 3, pp 130-132
Abstract

This article presents an animal health program implemented at a dairy farm in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. Highlight focused on the prevention and control of reproductive disorders specifically on fertility problems. The farm was also visited regularly by a veterinarian and presents a...

Author(s)
Tischer, M.
Publisher
Verlag Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2010, 48, 3, pp 100-106
Abstract

Analysis of the reasons for culling of purchased gilts and 2. check-up studies on the percentage of animals fit for breeding following heat synchronization and artificial insemination over a period of 10 years (1999-2008). Basis: records of veterinary herd management service. Material and methods:...

Author(s)
Heurich, U.; Hühn, U.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2010, 38, 4, pp 219-224
Abstract

This study examined whether the application of a synthetic immune system modificator (paramunity inducer, preparation of inactivated Parapoxvirus ovis) has an effect on immunity and sperm quality in bulls. Seven Simmenthal bulls (3-8 years old) were used. Bulls were treated with 2 mL of synthetic...

Author(s)
Marković, F.; Pavičić, Ž.; Valpotić, I.; Mihaljević, Ž.; Grizelj, J.; Dobranić, T.; Marković, R. H.; Ostović, M.; Ðuričić,Ð.; Mršić, G.; Samardžija, M.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2010, 65, 6, pp 224-228
Abstract

This paper first considers the economic losses due to reduced dairy cow fertility resulting from poor oestrus detection. It then highlights possible technical aids (progesterone test, colour marking, and activity recording) for a good heat detection system that is essential for successful ...

Author(s)
Jung, M.
Publisher
Verlag Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2010, 48, 2, pp 54-57

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