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The normal time budgets of dairy cows are influenced by oestrus, with cows spending less time resting and eating but more time walking. Previous studies have shown that cows spend approximately 21% less time feeding where the day of oestrus is assumed to be the day of successful artificial ...

Author(s)
Zebari, H. M.; Rutter, S. M.; Bleach, E. C. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2018, 206, pp 12-17
Abstract

Large percentages of dairy cows do not express behavioural signs of oestrus. Faecal and urine fatty acid concentrations increase during oestrus. The objective of the present study was to determine the milk FA profile of dairy cows during the oestrous and dioestrous periods and the relationship with ...

Author(s)
Zebari, H. M.; Rutter, S. M.; Bleach, E. C. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2019, 202, pp 26-34
Abstract

This correspondence presents 5 case reports in the UK during 2009 in which calves became seropositive for Bovine leukaemia virus (BLV) after consuming a colostrum replacer. In Dumfriesshire, Scotland, routine serologic screening for BLV detected seropositivity in 2 calves, which were artificial ...

Author(s)
Bhudipa Choudhury; Finnegan, C.; Frossard, J. P.; Venables, C.; Steinbach, F.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 6, pp 1027-1028
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine whether there are seasonal shifts in ovulatory response and in the viability of ova recovered from superovulated ewes. 50 mature ewes underwent a standard oestrous synchronization (CIDR), superovulation (oFSH) and artificial insemination procedure during...

Author(s)
Mitchell, L. M.; Dingwall, W. S.; Mylne, M. J. A.; Hunton, J.; Matthews, K.; Gebbie, F. E.; McCallum, G. J.; McEvoy, T. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2002, 74, 3/4, pp 163-174
Abstract

The objective of the study was to evaluate the use multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET) techniques in an indigenous Greek dairy breed of sheep. We stimulated selected donor ewes of the Karagouniko breed to produce large numbers of embryos after the induction of multiple ovulations by...

Author(s)
Stamataris, K.; Deligiannis, K.; Lainas, T.; Arsenos, G.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2002, 53, 3, pp 237-246
Abstract

This is a reprinting of the second, revised, edition, the first edition having appeared in 1945, and an English edition in 1947 [see A. B. A., 14: 126 and A. B. A., 16, No. 1634]. The book is well produced and contains one new chapter on artificial insemination in dogs written by Ellis P. Leonard....

Author(s)
BARTLETT, J. W.; EDWARDS, J.; TERRILL, C. E.; BERLINER, V.; JEFFREY, F. P.; LEONARD, E. P.; HENDERSON, J. A.; REECE, R. P.
Publisher
New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press.,
Citation
The artificial insemination of farm animals., 1955, 2nd rev. ed, pp vi + 341 pp.
Abstract

The Scottish Dairy Farm Census of 1978 identified herds using AI only and those using natural service (NS) only. 208 AI and 62 NS herds were officially milk recorded in 1980 and av. lactation yields, milk fat and protein contents and calving intervals are tabulated by breed for AI and NS herds in...

Author(s)
Speight, B. R.; Fairlie, B. W. G.
Citation
MRS Report, Scottish Milk Marketing Board, 1981, No. 56, pp 4pp.
Abstract

In the introduction the major changes in the milk production' industry during the years 1939 to 1953 are discussed. It is shown that the weekly consumption of liquid milk in Great Britain per head rose from 3 pints in 1939 to 5 pints in 1953. In England and Wales the amount of milk sold for liquid...

Author(s)
EDWARDS, J.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1955, 67, pp 2-12
Abstract

The growth of A.I. from 1950 is traced and changes in breed demand since 1956 are tabulated. The most marked increase in demand has been for Friesian semen which represented 24.1% in 1961 v. 392% for Ayrshire, 22.8% for Aberdeen-Angus and 8.8% for Beef Shorthorn. In 1961 approx. 16.5% of all...

Author(s)
ROBERTSON, K. J.
Citation
Scottish Agriculture, 1963, 43, pp 8-14
Abstract

This edition bears little relationship to the first, published 15 years ago with the present editor as author, since in the second edition the editor has written only two chapters (and parts of some others). The other nine co-authors have been selected with discrimination; each is an authority with ...

Publisher
London: Baillière, Tindall & Cassell,
Citation
Fertility and infertility in the domestic animals. Aetiology, diagnosis and treatment., 1970, 2nd Edit, pp xii + 480 pp.

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