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Cheese is a widely consumed product in American diets and an important economic driver of US dairy markets. Given the widespread interest in credence attributes of fluid dairy products, the lack of knowledge of demand for animal welfare, environmental, and other credence attributes in cheeses is...

Author(s)
Bir, C.; Widmar, N. O.; Thompson, N. M.; Townsend, J.; Wolf, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2020, 103, 4, pp 3234-3249
Abstract

Transhumant pastoralism is mobile livelihood strategy in which families and their herds move seasonally from lowlands, where they settle during the winter, towards the highlands, located in mountainous areas, during the summer. We propose a framework, rooted in a socio-environmental coevolutionary...

Author(s)
León, N. P.; Bruzzone, O.; Easdale, M. H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 8,
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The aim of the study was to assess the nutritional value of milk based on its chemical composition and content of selected minerals and to determine the coagulation properties of raw milk from native Polish breeds, i.e. the Polish Red and the White-backed, as well as locally raised Simmental cows,...

Author(s)
Teter, A.; Kędzierska-Matysek, M.; Barłowska, J.; Król, J.; Brodziak, A.
Publisher
Hrvatska mljekarska udruga - Croatian Dairy Union, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Mljekarstvo, 2020, 70, 3, pp 210-220
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of two intermittent grazing strategies, with 24 fixed resting days and 95% light interception in Xaraés grass. For evaluation of productive, structural and nutritive characteristics, we used a completely randomized design with repeated...

Author(s)
Araújo, S. A. C.; Santos, C. C. R. dos; Alves, D. O.; Braz, T. G. S.; Barroso, A. L.; Dobbss, L. B.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2020, 69, 265, pp 38-45
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This study evaluated the effect of different supplements during winter on the performance of heifers in a native Pampa biome field using deferred grazing and evaluated the economic viability of each treatment. A total of 124 heifers from Brangus and Angus breeds, 18 months old, and with an average...

Author(s)
Malaguez, E. G.; Gonçalves, T. L.; Giudice, B. B.; Oaigen, R. P.; Castagnara, D. D.; Azevedo, E. B. de
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Cassilândia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Agricultura Neotropical, 2020, 7, 1, pp 1-8
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The negative impact of livestock breeding on the environment has been mitigated through the combination of pastures and trees, characterizing the silvopastoral systems (SPS), an alternative to conventional pasture systems (CPS). The SPS provides environmental services, particularly the recovery of...

Author(s)
Gusmão, M. R.; Sena Oliveira, M. C. de; Nicodemo, M. L. F.; Pezzopane, J. R. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Cassilândia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Agricultura Neotropical, 2020, 7, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

A review of published literature was conducted to identify pasture pig production system features that pose risks to animal welfare, and to develop recommendations aimed at improving the wellbeing of the animals managed in those systems. Pasture pig production systems present specific challenges to ...

Author(s)
Pietrosemoli, S.; Tang, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2020, 10, 6,
Abstract

The present experiment was designed to evaluate the efficiency of the slow-release bolus containing different selenium levels on performance and some blood and milk parameters of Lori Bakhtiari ewes. For this purpose, 45 ewes were divided into three groups (15 in each). Treatments were: (1) control ...

Author(s)
Imani, M.; Aliarabi, H.; Alipour, D.; Fadayifar, A.
Publisher
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Animal Science (IJAS), 2020, 51, 1, pp Fa73-Fa83
Abstract

Studying the causes of human-wildlife conflicts is important for reducing these conflicts. Human-wildlife conflicts can be divided into wild carnivore- and wild herbivore-related conflicts. Compared with carnivore-related conflicts, herbivore-related conflicts such as domestic livestock-wild...

Author(s)
Xu ZengRang; Wei ZiQian; Jin MingMing
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2020, 34,
Abstract

Water buffaloes are considered social animals and perform several activities on pasture, such as grazing, moving, standing, ruminating, wallowing, lying, and drinking. However, the way these animals form their social structure in the herd during each one of these activities is still unknown....

Author(s)
Tsiobani, E. T.; Yiakoulaki, M. D.; Hasanagas, N. D.; Antoniou, I. E.
Publisher
Copernicus Gesellschaft mbH, Gottingen, Germany
Citation
Archives Animal Breeding, 2020, 63, 1, pp 19-29

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