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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 discussed the correlation between udder health and fertility in dairy cows highlighting the effects on cow performance of treating udder inflammation combine with antibiotic treatment.

Author(s)
Steinbeck, A.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2017, 55, 1, pp 32-34
Abstract

Hofmann (1935) submitted a proposal, using a timed mating and farrowing system to program the reproductive dates in a sow herd and thus to direct the breeding and production cycle taut. In 1958 to 1964, the developed system of periodic farrowing was operated in Thuringia first farms successfully...

Author(s)
Hühn, U.; Wähner, M.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2016, 88, 4, pp 268-281
Abstract

A female calf of the breed German Holstein (GH) was spontaneously born on July 28, 2013 which was 35 days before the expected term of birth. The dam was a heifer when she got pregnant from the first insemination on November 23, 2012. Calving was without complications. The calf was fully viable and...

Author(s)
Reinartz, S.; Höltershinken, M.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2016, 129, 1/2, pp 82-87
Abstract

In order to increase fertility in modern dairy farming, the interval between first insemination and conception should be as short as possible. Therefore, one approach is to diagnose non pregnant animals early to re-inseminate them as soon as possible. Commercial milk pregnancy assays are available...

Author(s)
Engelke, J.; Feldmann, M.; Gundling, N.; Gundelach, Y.; Egli, C.; Hoedemaker, M.; Piechotta, M.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2015, 128, 9/10, pp 402-408
Abstract

During artificial insemination (AI) of sows the stimulation - most effective in presence of a boar - plays an important role. Aim of the present study was to determine whether the simultaneous presence of two boars during AI could lead to an improved stimulation of the sows and, in consequence,...

Author(s)
Zimmer, C.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 11, pp 1008-1015
Abstract

This article discusses the different breeding strategies, genetic features and management options concerning the discovery of a carrier gene for dwarfism in the Simmental cattle breed. Symptoms and clinical aspects of other genetic disorders of cattle were also discussed.

Author(s)
Miesenberger, J.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2013, No.170, pp 12-16
Abstract

Improvement of reproductive performance in pigs through careful monitoring of artificial insemination in sows is discussed in this article. Focus is given on determining the optimum time for insemination, factors included in insemination monitoring, application of insemination monitoring and...

Author(s)
Hoy, S.
Publisher
Besamungsverein Neustadt a.d. Aisch e.V., Neustadt a.d. Aisch, Germany
Citation
Zuchtwahl und Besamung, 2012, No.168, pp 60-62
Abstract

In breeding of sport horses artificial insemination has become a major breeding tool. Semen trade has to be done in accordance with national breeding legislation. If semen is shipped between EU countries, the Council directive 92/65/EEC has to be taken into account. In this relation, mainly...

Author(s)
Aurich, C.
Publisher
BWK Public Relations - Brigitte Weber-Kraus, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2011, 98, 7/8, pp 150-155
Abstract

A three-days-old female black and white German Holstein calf showed a high-graded enlargement of the abdomen. The animal was born at a dairy farm and it was sired by a bull used in artificial insemination. The examination of the animal showed a ventral cleft of the pelvis due to a missing closure...

Author(s)
Buck, B. C.; Herder, V.; Wohlsein, P.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG , Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 122, 3/4, pp 121-125

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