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The objective of the present work was to characterize the growth of Argentine Creole heifers from birth to mating at 15 months. For 4 years a total of 135 heifers were evaluated. Four treatments were performed according to the weight at beginning of mating: <200 kg (T1), 201-230 kg (T2), 231-250 ...

Author(s)
Holgado, F.; Fernández, J. L.; Ortega, M. F.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 63-68
Abstract

In Danish organic pig production, one-third of total born piglets die before weaning, and stillbirth has previously crudely been estimated to account for 27% of the total preweaning mortality. The objective of this study was to evaluate season, litter size, parity and body condition of the sow as...

Author(s)
Rangstrup-Christensen, L.; Krogh, M. A.; Pedersen, L. J.; Sørensen, J. T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2017, 11, 6, pp 1078-1083
Abstract

Calf Milk Replacer (CMR) is the most common milk feeding system for dairy heifer calves in the UK. Recent studies have shown that a significant proportion of dairy heifer calves fail to meet their growth targets pre-weaning (Bazeley and others 2016). Optimising nutrition pre-weaning has a key role...

Author(s)
Moorhouse, J.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2017, 25, 3, pp 194-197
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Author(s)
Wathes, D. C.; Burn, C. C.; Johnson, K. F.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2017, 25, 3, pp 198-199
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Author(s)
Johnson, K. F.; Burn, C. C.; Wathes, D. C.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2017, 25, 3, pp 205-206
Abstract

A 3 year old sow was attended with the history of farrowing 14 hours ago and complaint of anorexia, restlessness, inattentive to her piglets and agalactia was presented with elevated rectal temperature, congested mucus membrane, swollen mammary glands with foul smelling mucopurulent vaginal...

Author(s)
Geetha, T.; Gnanaraj, P. T.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 94, 12, pp 56-57
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The objective of this work was to study "days for a specific weight" traits in Nelore breeding programs comparing them with traditional traits such as average daily weight gain. Thus, this study aimed to estimate genetic parameters for days to reach 180 kg (D180), days to reach 300 kg (D300),...

Author(s)
Santana, B. F.; Fonseca, R. da; Manuel, M.; Mamani, G. C. M.; Eler, J. P.; Ferraz, J. B. S.
Publisher
Escola de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal, 2017, 18, 2, pp 260-268
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the ovarian condition at weaning and subsequent reproductive performance of Berkshire sows following an outbreak of PED. This study was conducted on a farrow-to-finish farm that experienced a PED outbreak beginning on January 6, 2014. Blood samples were...

Author(s)
Sasaki, Y.; Kawabata, T.; Noguchi, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 879-882
Abstract

Although some municipalities provide meat inspection data to each producer to promote hygienic meat production, few studies relating to the relationship between meat inspection results and rearing environment have been reported. While analysis of the relationship is difficult because both sets of...

Author(s)
Fukae, M.; Oonishi, A.; Kurosawa, T.; Fujishiro, R.; Yokoi, S.; Oono, H.; Yamagata, A.; Adachi, Y.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 70, 11, pp 745-752
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Colostrum intake is an essential component for piglet survival. It is always quite dificult to assess colostrum intake and the transfer of passive immunity (immunoglobulins) from the mother to the litter. Recently a new test - to be performed on blood serum - has been made available to assess the...

Author(s)
Sandri, G.; Bresaola, M.; Giovanardi, D.; Perini, F.
Publisher
Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini (SIPAS), Reggia Emilia, Italy
Citation
Atti della SIPAS, Societá Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini, XLIII Meeting Annuale, Reggio Emilia, Italia, 16-17 Marzo 2017, 2017, pp 133-137

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