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Artificial Insemination. A further increase is reported in the total number of cows inseminated in England and Wales, which now represents 66% of breeding stock; the 30- to 60-day N.R. rate was 77% and, for frozen semen, 67.2%. Breed demand has altered with a decrease in the amount of Friesian...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey: Production Division, Milk Marketing Board.,
Citation
Report of the Production Division, 1961/62. No. 12., 1962, pp 159 pp.
Abstract

Among the many difficulties of writing a useful book on animal breeding two are predominant.
One is to blend genetical theory with advice on livestock improvement in such a way as to make theory the basis of practice rather than an independently evolved adjunct. The other, in both the practical and ...

Author(s)
Kelley, R. B.
Publisher
Sydney and London: Angus & Robertson.,
Citation
Principles and methods of animal breeding., 1960, Rev. ed, pp x+358 pp.
Abstract

Part 2 of the report covers the work of National Milk Records, the Bureau of Records, the A.I. Service, Consulting Officer Service, and Private Milk Records (pp. 15-58).
Artificial insemination. There was only a slight increase in the number of cows inseminated (4%), the total for England and Wales ...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey : Production Division, Milk Marketing Board,
Citation
Report of the Production Division, 1957-58., 1958, 8, pp 167 pp.
Abstract

Dairy cattle numbers in England and Wales have remained stable over the past three years and there is little indication of a major change. Sales of liquid milk reached the record level of 1, 671 million gal., of which 48.5 per cent was produced during October-March. The average milk yield per cow...

Citation
Report. Prod. Div. Milk Mktg Bd, 1955, 6, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

Methods used by the Milk Marketing Board of England and Wales for progeny testing bulls are discussed. G.F.S.

Author(s)
Brown, D. B.
Citation
Proceedings. British Society of Animal Production, 1953, pp 17-35 pp.
Abstract

Many aspects of the dairy stock industry of England and Wales are covered in this report. The year 1952 was an interesting one since, after 20 years of expansion, there was a hesitancy in the dairy industry. The dairy cattle population declined, some farmers turned to other lines of production and...

Citation
Report. Prod. Div. Milk Mktg Bd, 1952, 3, pp 100 pp.
Abstract

The report covers milk recording, the work of the Bureau of Records, artificial insemination and dairy husbandry investigations. There are also a number of appendices, tables, and maps. Of 618, 481 recorded cows in 1950. 51, representing 25% of the total dairy cattle in England and Wales, 40% were...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey: Production Division, Milk Marketing Board,
Citation
Report of the Production Division. No. 3., 1952, pp 100 pp.
Abstract

EXTENSIVE progress in A. I. development is again reported. Seven new centres were opened, bringing the total to 18 with 43 subcentres. Membership rose from 12, 766 to 33, 249 and paid inseminations rose to 256, 054. This figure represents more than 11% of the dairy cattle in England and Wales and...

Author(s)
Edwards, J.
Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey: Production Division, Milk Marketing Board.,
Citation
Artificial insemination. 3rd Annual Report to the Board, 1st April, 1948-31st March, 1949., 1949, pp 16 + 14 pp.

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