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Cattle. A large number of Canadian Holstein, Dutch Black Pied, Dutch Red and White [Meuse-Rhine-Yssel], Brown Swiss and Aberdeen-Angus cattle was imported. The first 3 breeds were distributed to 4 Government farms. 350 Canadian Holsteins went to Nakyesasa Experimental Unit, and 215 of these...

Publisher
Entebbe: Govt Printer,
Citation
Annual report for the year ended 31st December, 1970., 1972, pp 63 pp.
Abstract

General expressions for the expected genetic response to the index or total score method of selection and to the independent culling levels (ICL) method were presented. For the case of simultaneous selection for 2 and 3 traits, an iterative procedure was used to determine culling levels maximizing...

Author(s)
Vinson, W. E.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts: B, 1972, 32, pp 4324-B
Abstract

Cattle. The cattle population increased by 7.5% to 4, 145, 109 head; this increase is attributed largely to the success of the tick control programme. There are now 110 commercial ranches, with 85, 000 cattle, and there is considerable demand for Boran bulls. At the Livestock Experimental Station,...

Publisher
Entebbe: Govt Printer,
Citation
Annual report for the year ended 31st December, 1969., 1970, pp ii +80 pp.
Abstract

A group of Santa Gertrudis cows which failed to conceive to natural service had a 57% calving rate when artificially inseminated. The Friesian herd at Koronivia averaged 7411 Ib milk and 291 Ib fat for 50 cows and 19 Jerseys averaged 6463 and 250 Ib resp. At Sigatoka, crossbred Anglo-Nubian goats...

Publisher
Parliamentary Paper, Govt Printing Department.,
Citation
Annual report for the year 1969., 1970, 30/1970, pp ii + 38 pp.
Abstract

Milk Production: The av. annual yield per cow rose by 10 gall to 825 gall. Dairy cows numbered 2, 760, 000, an increase since 1960 of 6%. Beef cows numbered 646, 000, an increase since 1960 of 27%. Recorded cows numbered 917, 000 with an av. lactation yield of 9428 Ib (4277 kg); the av. lactation...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey : Breeding and Production Organisation, Milk Marketing Board,
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation, 1969-70., 1970, 20, pp 187 pp.
Abstract

In a series of 3 trials semen was collected from Duroc, Yorkshire, Hampshire and Yorkshire x Duroc boars, centrifuged, and the spermatozoa diluted with Norman Johnson-2 (NJ-2), a citrate-glucose-egg yolk diluent, to concentrations of 2 × 107-4 × 107 spermatozoa per ml. and stored at 20°-30° C for...

Author(s)
Johnson, C. E.; Reynolds, R. L.; Norman, C.; Kidder, H. E.; Hor-vath, D. J.
Citation
A.I. Digest, 1968, 16, 6, pp 8-9; 18
Abstract

Artificial Breeding. 985, 106 cows in 13, 686 herds were inseminated in the 1967 season. The over-all C.R. for 1st inseminations was 66.3%. It was 64.5% for semen used on the day of collection, 67.4% on the day following collection, and 64.0% for semen used 2 or more days after collection. For...

Publisher
Wellington: New Zealand Dairy Board.,
Citation
44th farm production Report and summary of Board's work. No. 44, 1967-68 season., 1968, pp 88 pp.
Abstract

Milk recording. Approximately 900, 000 cows were recorded, being 34% of the National Dairy Herd. More herds now use the Statement system of National Milk Records, which makes full use of computer facilities in calculating and printing the records. The av. yield per cow was 815 gall v 795 in the...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey: Breeding and Production Organisation, Milk Marketing Board.,
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation, 1967-68. No. 18., 1968, pp 176 pp.
Abstract

This volume, another example of the Soviet "provincial" production, is definitely different from its predecessors. It is not only the much better quality of paper and print that one appreciates (this does not apply to the usual quality of heavily retouched photographs), but the interested reader...

Author(s)
Kijatkin, P. F.
Publisher
Tashkent: Uzbekistan.,
Citation
Puti i metody vyvedeniya novoi porody sherstnykh koz., 1968, pp 264 pp.
Abstract

Milk recording. The av. yield per cow decreased from 800 to 795 gall. 34% of dairy cows are milk recorded in 1 or more of 4 different schemes: National Milk Records (13, 758 herds), Controlled Milk Records (936 herds), Private Milk Records (6864 herds) and Low Cost Production (3285 herds).
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Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey: Breeding and Production Organisation, Milk Marketing Board.,
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation, 1966-67. No. 17., 1967, pp 174 pp.

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