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Artificial insemination has been a landmark procedure in improving animal agriculture over the past 150 years. The utility of artificial insemination has facilitated a rapid improvement in animal genetics across agricultural species, leading to improvements of growth, health and productivity in...

Author(s)
Bromfield, J. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, s1, pp s104-s109
Abstract

For livestock holdings, the breeding sector is the most important and the level of breeding technical indicators is the path to profit or loss. It can be said that in animal husbandry, this is the sector with the highest degree of technicality and that is why there were made efforts in research to...

Author(s)
Sandu, M.; Mantea, S.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals "Valahia" University of Târgoviște - Agriculture, 2016, 10, 1, pp 29-33
Abstract

There is a dearth of literature on animal husbandry practices of Mizoram where people have traditionally been rearing pig and chicken along with subsistence cropping. A case study was conducted in a village of Mizoram to study animal husbandry practices followed by the livestock keepers to help R&D ...

Author(s)
Lalhmunmawia; Das, S. K.
Publisher
Puspa Publishing House, Kolkata, India
Citation
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2018, 9, 5, pp 580-584
Abstract

Animal breeders have used a variety of methods in selective breeding programs to genetically improve food animal species. Recently this has included the use of both genetic engineering and genome editing, particularly for targeting improvement in traits for which there is no within-species or...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 2017, 44, pp 27-34
AbstractFull Text

Until today, manifold experimentally designed technical adjustments have been introduced for semen freezing, required for artificial insemination, species protection and clinical medicine. Egg yolk, provided that it is added as an additive in many diluents for freezing mammalian sperm, has taken...

Author(s)
Yalçın, B.; Akal, E.
Publisher
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversity, Burdur, Turkey
Citation
Veterinary Journal of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, 2017, 2, 1, pp 51-59
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to formulate semen diluent of pigs with a better quality, cheap and easy to prepare using egg yolk of various poultries such as chickens, ducks and quails in combination with astaxanthin, a potent antioxidant. The research design used was a completely randomized factorial...

Author(s)
Bebas, W.; Gorda, W.
Publisher
Redaksi Jurnal Veteriner, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Veteriner, 2016, 17, 4, pp 484-491
Abstract

The current threats to livestock diversity, status of conservation of farm genetic resources, and recommendations for future strategiues for conservation of livestock biodiversity in India were presented.

Author(s)
Gandhi, R. S.; Arjava Sharma
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2016, 68, 2, pp 102-107
AbstractFull Text

Biotechnologies have been an integral part of improvements in animal genetics, nutrition and health over the past century. Many biotechnologies have become fundamental components of efficient livestock production systems. The genetic improvements that have been enabled by biotechnologies have...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Zamorano Academic Press, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Citation
CEIBA, 2016, 54, 1, pp 72-81
AbstractFull Text

Animal Husbandry (AH) plays an important role for poverty alleviation in the country. Madhya Pradesh (MP) is a tribal dominated state and customarily the tribal peoples still follow their traditional occupation of rearing cattle, buffaloes, goats, sheep, pigs and desi fowls. Evidently, the AH...

Author(s)
Suman Sant; Mandal, M. K.; Kirar, N. K.; Baghel, R. P. S.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2012, 30, 4, pp 1294-1298
AbstractFull Text

Considering the biodiversity and animal breeding national and international issues, the present paper aim to highlight the importance and the complexity of reproductive and advanced genetics methods involved in farm animal biodiversity conservation and animal breeding perspectives. Gene banking is...

Author(s)
Socol, C.; Criste, F.; Șonea, C.; Roșu, I.; Rusu, A. V.; Șerban, G. C.; Ștefan, N.; Cosmin, I. P.
Publisher
Institutal de Biologie si Nutritie Animala (Institute of Biology and Animal Nutrition), Balotesti, Romania
Citation
Archiva Zootechnica, 2012, 15, 2, pp 61-68

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