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Pig breeding in the Netherlands has been unmistakably transformed through the application of science and engineering. Artificial insemination, breeding indices, hybrid breeding: these innovations were developed in close cooperation with scientists and engineers, whilst natural mating and breeding...

Author(s)
Laan, S. van der
Publisher
Veterinair Historisch Genootschap, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Argos, 2019, No.60, pp 398-401
Abstract

A historical overview is provided of pig selection in Belgium after the Second World War. The development of the halothane test for stress sensitivity and its use in breeding selection is described, as well as the use of hybrids (Pietrain x Belgian Land Race) and artificial insemination.

Author(s)
Smet, J. de
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2017, 86, 6, pp 388-394
Abstract

The organisation and improvement of pig breeding in the Netherlands started in 1900 with the foundation of pure breeding stations on private farms with the breeds Yorkshire and the Improved German Landrace. At the same time every province got a state animal breeding consultant. From 1912 onwards,...

Author(s)
Slaghuis, H.
Publisher
Veterinair Historisch Genootschap, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Argos, 2009, No.41, pp 15-19
Abstract

Water buffaloes are kept in several European countries for the production of mozzarella cheese. Reproduction characteristics are described, with special attention to follicular dynamics, endocrine profiles and seasonal fertility characteristics. The collection and storage of sperm, artificial ...

Author(s)
Aerts, J. M. J.; Hendriks, H. A. M.; Züge, R. M.; Bols, P. E. J.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, State University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2003, 72, 4, pp 283-294
Abstract

Data are given on Dutch Black Pied (DBP) and Meuse-Rhine-Yssel (MRY) heifers inseminated in 1976/77 at 14 and 11 farms resp. For 206 DBPs, age at 1st insemination averaged 489.7 days; the CR to all inseminations was 87.9%. The proportion of pregnant females which had conceived to 1st, 2nd, 3rd or...

Author(s)
Schippers, R.; Boer, L. de
Citation
Bedrijfsontwikkeling, 1979, 10, 5, pp 477-478
Abstract

The development of animal production and its associated techniques has accelerated since the publication of the second edition in 1966, and this is reflected in the 60% enlargement of the third edition, which consists of 6800 terms, 1475 sketches and 100 tables, compared with 3550, 1670 and 70...

Publisher
H. Steinmetz., Betzdorf, German Federal Republic
Citation
Tierische Produktion. Mehrsprachen-Bildworterbuch., 1978, Ed. 3, pp 507 pp. + indexes
Abstract

Special reference is made to the present position and future role of A.I. in pig breeding in the Netherlands. Although at present only about 11% of all services are by A.I., some of the best pigs have been sired by A.I. boars.

Author(s)
Rutgers, A.
Citation
Veeteelt- en Zuivelberichten, 1966, 9, pp 80-83
Abstract

About 10-11% of Dutch pigs (25% in Overijssel) are artificially inseminated. The different requirements of the breeder and the commercial producer are indicated, and factors affecting conception rate (such as the boar, the inseminator and the stage of oestrus) are discussed.

Author(s)
Willems, C. M.
Citation
Veeteelt- en Zuivelberichten, 1966, 9, pp 117-122
Abstract

In 1965 the number of A.I. associations in the Netherlands (123) was 1 more than the previous year, but the number of A.I. stations fell from 101 to 93; there were also fewer members (100, 814). 58% of cattle farmers used A.I. 62% of all cows bred were artificially inseminated (1st inseminations)....

Citation
Utrecht: Centrale Cie. K. I., Nederland. Wageningen: Federatie K. I., Nederland., 1966, pp 72 pp.
Abstract

The main topics investigated were fertility in cattle, pigs and horses, artificial insemination, cattle and pig breeding, milk and meat production. DEGENERATION OF PIG MUSCLE after slaughter was studied by W. Sybesma and others, and experiments on thyroid function and muscle glycogen are described. ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Driebergsweg l Ob, Zeist, Netherlands,
Citation
Het Instituut voor Veeteeltkundig Onderzoek "Schoonoord" in 1962, 1963 en 1964., 1965, pp 69 pp.

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