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In this review, the history of breeding for polled cattle is compiled from literature as well as graphic representations of cattle in art and science. Domesticated taurine cattle originated around 8500 years BCE in the Near East and spread from there to Africa as well as to Europe. Earliest...

Author(s)
Schafberg, R.; Swalve, H. H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2015, 179, pp 54-70
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The aim of this paper is to summarize and present the most recent data concerning the new emerging disease caused by the so-called Schmallenberg virus, which is spreading to new European countries. The disease has already been reported in Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, France, Spain,...

Author(s)
Jaśkowski, J. M.; Żuraw, A.; Włodarek, J.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2013, 69, 1, pp 10-15
Abstract

Speculation about the origin of the modern horse, supported by evidence based mainly on dentition, leads to the conclusion that certain breeds of pony in Britain to-day are direct descendants of the Pleistocene Northern horse which was specialised for grazing. The theory that the blood of these...

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SPEED, J. G.; ETHERINGTON, M. G.
Citation
British Veterinary Journal, 1952, 108, pp 147-153
Abstract

SECTION I. ALLGEMEINE ZÜCHTUNGSFRAGEN, ABSTAMMUNGSFORSCHUNG, HAUSTIERGENETIK. [GENERAL PROBLEMS OF BREEDING, PHYLOGENY, AND GENETICS OF DOMESTICATED ANIMALS.] Topic 1. Neue Beiträge zur Herkunft und Geschichte der Haustiere. [Recent contributions concerning the origin and history of domesticated...

Publisher
Bümpliz: Benteli AG.,
Citation
IV. Internationaler Tierzuchtkongress, Zurich, 9. -12. August, 1939. Schlussbericht., 1940, pp 419 pp.
Abstract

THE book gives a purely historical account of the great sheep and wool industry of Australia, tracing the origin of the leading flocks and the manner in which they have been evolved. The start was made in 1788 with 70 sheep purchased at the Cape, and the story is continued of subsequent imports...

Author(s)
COX, E. W.
Publisher
Sydney : Angus and Robertson Ltd. London : Australian Book Co.,
Citation
The evolution of the Australian Merino., 1936, pp xxii + [2] + 160 pp.
Abstract

A list of 18 conditions in equines, 6 in bovines, 7 in pigs, 3 in sheep and 4 in goats is given. [In Britain many of those specified are not considered hereditary]. The futility of attempting to select suitable breeding stock merely by an inspection of the proposed mates is emphasized, and also the ...

Author(s)
ANON.
Citation
Deutsches Tierarzteblatt, 1937, 4, pp 236-237
Abstract

ABDERHALDEN, E., and HERRÉ, W. Die Anwendung der Abwehrproteinase-Reaktion für Fragen der Vererbung. [The application of protective proteinase reaction to genetical problems]: 45. ADDINGTON, L. H., and CUNNINGHAM, 0. C. An inherited di-mamilla in milk goats: 45-46. ANDERSON, JAMES. Artificial...

Author(s)
R. C. Punnett.
Publisher
Cambridge : University Press.,
Citation
Proceedings of the Seventh International Genetical Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, 23-30 August 1939., 1941, pp 336 pp.

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