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The intestinal microbiota has received a lot of attention in recent times due to its essential role in the immune system development and function. Recent work in humans has demonstrated that the first year of life is the most critical time period for microbiome development with perturbations during ...

Author(s)
Nowland, T. L.; Plush, K. J.; Barton, M.; Kirkwood, R. N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 3, pp 76
Abstract

Feeding conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) or medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) to dams has been shown to improve progeny growth and survival, and hence may be particularly advantageous to gilt progeny. Primiparous (n=129) and multiparous sows (n=123; parities 3 and 4) were fed one of four diets from day ...

Author(s)
Craig, J. R.; Dunshea, F. R.; Cottrell, J. J.; Ford, E. M.; Wijesiriwardana, U. A.; Pluske, J. R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 2, pp 62
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of non-genetic factors on the characteristics of pre-weaning growth in sheep under tropical conditions. The sex of the lamb, the type of birth (single, multiple) and parity number on the birth weight, weaning weight and preweaning daily gain of ...

Author(s)
Cuello Estrada, M. A.; Moreno Torres, J. D.; Aguilar Aguilar, F. A.; Baracaldo Martínez, A.; Atuesta-Bustos, J. E.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2019, 30, 1, pp 231-239
Abstract

Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) may result in reduced birthweight and detrimental physiological alterations in neonates. This prospective cohort study was designed to assess if there exists an association between birthweight of dairy calves and incidence of bovine respiratory disease (BRD),...

Author(s)
Glover, I. D.; Barrett, D. C.; Reyher, K. K.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 15, pp 477
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to determine the influences of temperature, humidity, and temperature-humidity index (THI) on piglet preweaning mortality in a conventional open-housing system commercial swine herd in Thailand. The analyzed data included 11,157 litters from 3574 Landrace ×...

Author(s)
Nuntapaitoon, M.; Tummaruk, P.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 857-864
Abstract

The risk of mortality and morbidity in calves is highest during the first few weeks of life. The main causes of mortality change throughout the preweaning period: septicaemia is most likely to occur in neonatal calves (up to 28 days of age); diarrhoea in calves less than 30 days old, and bovine...

Author(s)
Sherwin, G.; Down, P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2018, 40, 3, pp 102, 105-106, 108-114
Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine pre-weaning performance of piglets born following artificial insemination (AI) at smallholder farms of Gauteng province. Data from 496 piglets originating from 73 multiparous crossbred sows were used in the study. Litter size, number of piglets born...

Author(s)
Matabane, M. B.; Nephawe, K. A.; Thomas, R. S.; Maqhashu, A.; Ramukhithi, F. V.; Netshirovha, T. R.; Ng'ambi, J. W.; Tsatsimpe, M.; Nedambale, T. L.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto), 2018, 10, 4, pp 18-23
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Author(s)
Gerbert, C.; Frieten, D.; Koch, C.; Dusel, G.; Eder, K.; Stefaniak, T.; Jawor, P.; Bajzert, J.; Tuchscherer, A.; Hammon, H. M.
Publisher
DLG-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Proceedings of the Society of Nutrition Physiology, 2018, 27, pp 85
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Author(s)
Bruno Galarraga, M. M.; Cueto, M.; Giovannini, N.; Fernandez, J.; Gibbons, A.; Villar, L.; Villagra, S.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 377
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Data on 6054 Sirohi kids of 112 sires born during 2004 to 2016 in farmers' flocks under All India Coordinated Research Project on Goat Improvement, Vallabhnagar (Udaipur) were utilized to estimate the average daily gains (ADG) at different growth stages. The overall least-squares means of ADG for...

Author(s)
Gautam, L.; Nagda, R. K.; Nehra, K. S.; Singh, M. K.
Publisher
Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization, Avikanagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 2018, 24, 2, pp 243-247

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