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Livestock is essential for both human nutrition and agricultural industries. Hence, governments often apply some support policies in order to develop profitable livestock husbandry and better life. Although the governments applied some statist support policies until 1980, some public support...

Author(s)
Erturk, Y. E.; Yalcın, S.; Yılmaz, O.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Lukavica, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
Sixth International Scientific Agricultural Symposium "Agrosym 2015", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 15-18, 2015. Book of Proceedings, 2015, pp 2019-2027
Abstract

In this study, water-soluble Laminaria japonica polysaccharide3 (LJP-P3) was investigated for the cryoprotective effects on bull sperm. Five concentrations of LJP-P3 with 0.1, 1, 10, 50 and 100 mmol/L were added into the extenders of bull semen, respectively, and the effects on quality of sperm...

Author(s)
Zheng YuXin; Zhang NiNa; Liu ShuJie; Li QingWang; Jiang ZhongLiang
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Cryobiology, 2017, 79, pp 50-55
Abstract

The study was conducted purposively in Surat district to ascertain the feeding and breeding management practices followed by rural dairy animal owners. A field survey was conducted during March, 2013 to January, 2014 and data were collected from randomly selected 300 dairy animal owners through...

Author(s)
Sabapara, G. P.; Fulsoundar, A. B.
Publisher
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management, Ludhiana, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 2016, 32, 1/2, pp 1-7
Abstract

This proceedings contains papers exploring how the application of science and technology, particularly agricultural biotechnologies, can benefit smallholders in developing sustainable food systems and improving nutrition in the context of climate change. These papers focus on three main topics: (i) ...

Author(s)
Ruane, J.; Dargie, J. D.; Daly, C.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Proceedings of the FAO International Symposium on the role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition, Rome, Italy, 15-17 February 2016, 2016, pp xvi + 263 pp.
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A field survey was conducted to collect the information on existing housing and breeding management practices followed by the dairy animal owners in Tarai region of Uttarakhand. The results revealed that 91.25 per cent of farmers adopted group housing system for their animals. Kuccha type of floor...

Author(s)
Himani Tewari; Sanjay Kumar; Rajashree Rath; Kalpna Tyagi
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2018, 52, 3, pp 449-453
Abstract

The present study established and confirmed an efficient technology for groupers: giant grouper Epinephelus lanceolatus, orange-spotted grouper E. coioides, seven-band grouper, E. septemfasciatus, and kelp grouper E. moara sperm cryopreservation and successfully applied the cryopreserved E....

Author(s)
Liu, Q. H.; Xiao, Z. Z.; Wang, X. Y.; Xu, S. H.; Guan, S. G.; Xu, C. A.; Zhang, H. S.; Li, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 85, 8, pp 1399-1407
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The aim of this study is to determine the effect of supplementing Becofert bolus (herbal heat inducer) along with Becomin E (trace minerals enriched with vitamin E) on the induction of oestrus and conception in postpartum anoestrus Murrah Buffaloes. 20 graded Murrah buffaloes physically sound, aged ...

Author(s)
Patil, P. V.; Alone, S. S.
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2014, 15, 1, pp 119
Abstract

The objectives were to determine the effects of supplementing docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-rich algae on reproduction of dairy cows. Holstein cows were assigned randomly to either a control (n=373) or the same diet supplemented daily with 100 g/cow of an algae product containing 10% DHA (algae, ...

Author(s)
Sinedino, L. D. P.; Honda, P. M.; Souza, L. R. L.; Lock, A. L.; Boland, M. P.; Staples, C. R.; Thatcher, W. W.; Santos, J. E. P.
Publisher
BioScientifica Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Reproduction, 2017, 153, 5, pp 707-723
Abstract

The present study addresses the microbiological results of a quality control audit in artificial insemination (AI) boar studs in Germany and Austria. The raw and processed semen of 344 boars in 24 AI boar studs were analyzed. Bacteria were found in 26% (88 of 344) of the extended ejaculates and...

Author(s)
Schulze, M.; Ammon, C.; Rüdiger, K.; Jung, M.; Grobbel, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 3, pp 430-437
Abstract

Certified organic livestock production does not exist in Kenya, yet livestock forms an integral part of many organic farms due to their role in nutrient recycling. The purpose of this study was to identify the challenges of conversion to organic dairy production. 55 semi-structured interviews of...

Author(s)
Odhong, C.; Wahome, R. G.; Vaarst, M.; Kiggundu, M.; Nalubwama, S.; Halberg, N.; Githigia, S.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2014, 26, 7, pp Article 125

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