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To investigate whether there was a subpopulation of repeat breeders (cows or heifers that returned to oestrus after three inseminations) that were less fertile after a fourth artificial insemination (AI) with or without additional embryo transfer, and to estimate the efficacy of AI plus embryo...

Author(s)
Canu, S.; Boland, M.; Lloyd, G. M.; Newman, M.; Christie, M. F.; May, P. J.; Christley, R. M.; Smith, R. F.; Dobson, H.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2010, 167, 2, pp 44-51
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The aim of this paper is to summarize and present the most recent data concerning the new emerging disease caused by the so-called Schmallenberg virus, which is spreading to new European countries. The disease has already been reported in Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Spain,...

Author(s)
Jaśkowski, J. M.; Żuraw, A.; Włodarek, J.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2013, 69, 1, pp 10-15
Abstract

LoinMAX (LM) is a quantitative trait locus (QTL), which was found to be segregated in Australian Poll Dorset sheep, and maps to the distal end of sheep chromosome 18. LM-QTL was reported to increase Musculus longissimus dorsi area and weight by 11% and 8%, respectively. The aim of this study was to ...

Author(s)
Masri, A. Y.; Lambe, N. R.; Macfarlane, J. M.; Brotherstone, S.; Haresign, W.; Rius-Vilarrasa, E.; Bünger, L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2010, 4, 3, pp 407-416
Abstract

The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in the U.K. in 2001 highlighted the threat of infectious diseases to rare and valuable livestock and stimulated a renewed interest in biosecurity. Not all diseases resemble FMD, however; transmission routes and pathological effects vary greatly, so...

Author(s)
Wrathall, A. E.; Simmons, H. A.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Farm animal genetic resources, Edinburgh, UK, 25-27 November, 2002, 2004, pp 243-261
Abstract

The foot and mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in the UK in 2001 highlighted the threat of infectious diseases to rare and valuable livestock and stimulated a renewed interest in biosecurity and conservation. However, not all diseases resemble FMD: their transmission routes and pathological effects vary ...

Author(s)
Wrathall, A. E.; Simmons, H. A.; Bowles, D. J.; Jones, S.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2004, 16, 1/2, pp 103-112
Abstract

This book provides an overview of the policy issues, quantitative and molecular genetics, reproductive techniques and methods of conservation of farm animal genetic resources. It is divided into 4 sections containing 21 chapters, which discuss the global, European and UK perspectives of...

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Villanueva, B.; Sinclair, K. D.; Townsend, S.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Farm animal genetic resources, Edinburgh, UK, 25-27 November, 2002, 2004, pp 345 pp.
Abstract

The number of 1st inseminations of cows carried out between 1 Apr. and 30 Sep. 1988 was 108 120, of which 79% were inseminations with semen from beef bulls. Continental European breeds, particularly Limousin and Simmental, continued to gain ground over traditional beef breeds. Inseminations using...

Publisher
Belfast, UK
Citation
48th annual general report of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland., 1989, pp 91-94
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

BEATTY, R. A. Sex determination in farm and laboratory animals: a review: 243.
FECHHEIMER, N. S. Chromosome abnormalities and embryo death in farm animals: 241.
HARROP, A. E. Recent developments in canine artificial insemination: 241.

Citation
Veterinary Record, 1972, 90, pp 241-243
Abstract

This special issue in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the " L. Spallanzani " Italian Experimental Institute for Artificial Insemination contains the following papers, mainly of a review nature:
ADDIS, M., BONADONNA, T., CURTO, G. M., FOBNABOLI, D., and Pozzi, G. C. [Some...

Citation
Zootecnica e Veterinaria, 1962, 17, 6/6, pp 627 pp.

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