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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
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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

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
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 objective of this article was to report diatom in aborted fetal membrane of cattle. Tissue samples of aborted fetal membrane were fixed in 10% neutral buffered formalin and submitted for pathological evaluation. The tissue samples were prepared for examination and stained with Hematoxylin and...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Y. F.
Publisher
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, National Center for Information and Documentation (NIDOC), Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2016, 47, 2, pp 111-115
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of supplementary feeding of DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) rich algae product (Algae STM Alltech Inc.) on production of milk, fat and protein as well as on reproduction of high yielding Holstein dairy herd. Field trial was set up on Top 10 dairy farm in...

Author(s)
Karcol, J.; Kasarda, R.; Šimko, M.; Hanušovský, O.
Publisher
Association HACCP Consulting, Nitrianske Hrnčiarovce, Slovakia
Citation
Potravinárstvo: Slovak Journal of Food Sciences, 2017, 11, 1, pp 431-435
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Author(s)
Grosu, H.
Publisher
Namık Kemal Üniversitesi, Tekirdag, Turkey
Citation
VIth International Balkan Animal Conference, BALNIMALCON 2013, Abstract Book, 3-5 October 2013, Tekirdag, Turkey, 2013, pp 34-44
Abstract

This proceedings is comprised of abstracts of 37 papers covering topics on sustainable animal production. Animal behaviour and welfare, forage and pastures, genetics and animal breeding, animal nutrition, environmental protection, animal product quality, animal reproduction, animal health...

Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 2013, 70, Suppl., pp unpaginated
Abstract

The feed assessment tool (FEAST) was used to characterize the farming and livestock system. Prior to data collection, a sustainable livelihoods framework (SLF) approach was used in August 2012. The result of the study depict that the contribution of grazing to dry matter (DM), metabolizable energy...

Author(s)
Mesay Yami; Bedada Begna; Teklemedihin Teklewold
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Production, 2013, 4, 8, pp 113-127
Abstract

The study was conducted in operational area of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Banka of Bihar. In this study, farmers' opinions were assessed for alternative solutions to the constraints perceived by them in adoption of scientific dairy farming practices. From the study, it was observed that non-functional...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Kumar; Birendra Kumar; Rajesh Kumar; Gopal Sankhala
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2012, 82, 7, pp 762-766

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