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Author(s)
Werf, J. van der; Swan, A.; Banks, R.
Publisher
Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Achieving sustainable production of sheep, 2017, pp 133-155
Abstract

A short overview about organic animal husbandry is given. The problems encountered in organic animal housing and breeding are discussed. The possible conflict areas in housing are regulations, health risks, environmental pollution and profitability. Alternative breeding approaches applied on dairy...

Author(s)
Hörning, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931698)
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Organic agriculture: a global perspective, 2006, pp 151-166
AbstractFull Text

In order to obtain of cattle genotype that it would have 2500-3000 kg lactation yield, good fattening and draft power performances by using Brown Swiss breed at the limited conditions of Yayladağ District of Hatay Province were aimed in the Project which have been started at April of 2001. Until 30 ...

Author(s)
Șekerden, Ö.
Publisher
Instituto Prociência, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Citation
Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006, 2006, pp 32-05
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In the recent years, the sheep production in Uruguay has experienced important changes. Every year, lamb meat production has gained significance. For this reason, many efforts are focusing in increase the lamb meat production (growth, reproduction). An alternative for that is the use of non...

Author(s)
Ganzábal, A.; Banchero, G.; Montossi, F.; Ciappesoni, C. G.; Ravagnolo, O.
Publisher
Instituto Prociência, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Citation
Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006, 2006, pp 04-23
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The situation of emerging genetic programs for small dairy ruminants in Europe and America has been reviewed. There are two different situations with respect to genetic breeding programs. One is referred to those well implemented and established programs (especially in Mediterranean areas) in which ...

Author(s)
Serradilla, J. M.; Ugarte, E.
Publisher
Instituto Prociência, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Citation
Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006, 2006, pp 02-05
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Perera, O.; Harischandra Abeygunawardena; Vale, W.; Chantalakhana, C.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Livestock and wealth creation: improving the husbandry of animals kept by resource-poor people in developing countries, 2005, pp 451-471
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Author(s)
Bryant, M.; Galina, C.; Carles, A.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Livestock and wealth creation: improving the husbandry of animals kept by resource-poor people in developing countries, 2005, pp 215-232
Abstract

Data on the breed, sex, farrowing and testing date, liveweight, backfat thickness, area of loin eye and lean meat percentage, insemination and fertility data of 2389 gilts from 41 farms in Estonia from 1998-2003 were analysed. Meat traits (backfat thickness and diameter of loin eye area) did not...

Author(s)
Tänavots, A.
Publisher
Estonian Agricultural University, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Animal breeding in the Baltics. 10th Baltic Animal Breeding Conference, Tartu, Estonia, 13-14 May 2004, 2004, pp 150-155
Abstract

The reproductive physiology and behaviour of yaks including sexual maturity, the oestrous cycle, fertility, pregnancy, parturition, reproductive performance, artificial insemination and pure- and crossbreeding are presented.

Author(s)
Wiener, G.; Han JianLin; Long RuiJun
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The yak, 2003, pp 87-117
Abstract

Sheep constitutes an important species of livestock and has an important role in rural agrarian economy. It provides the animal protein to the ever-growing human population comparatively at cheaper cost. Sheep farmers are well aware of the importance of body weight and are now paying more attention ...

Author(s)
Arora, A. L.; Sharma, R. C.; Khan, B. U.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Montpellier, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Montpellier, France, August, 2002. Session 25, 2002, pp 1-4

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