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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
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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
Abstract

Data from 2438 calvings born to 682 cows recorded from 2004 to 2015 in an extensive production system were used, to investigate factors associated with abortion and calf mortality until weaning. Cows belonged to Brahman, Nellore, Guzerat and Brown Swiss × Zebu breed groups. Data were analyzed using ...

Author(s)
Segura-Correa, J. C.; Segura-Correa, V. M.; Magaña-Monforte, J. G.; Aké-López, J. R.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2018, 21, 3, pp 439-445
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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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Carrera-Chávez, J. M.; Pérez-Eguia, E.; ItzáOrtiz, M. F.; Escárcega Ávila, A. M.; Molinar, F.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2017, 37, Especial 1, pp 88
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The study was carried out on two different genetic groups of pig viz. Duroc and Hampshire maintained at pig breeding farm of National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati. Effect of different genetic group and non-genetic factors (year and season of farrowing and parity) were estimated by least squares ...

Author(s)
Purabi Kaushik; Banik, S.; Naskar, S.; Barman, K.; Das, A. K.; Sarma, D. K.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2017, 51, 1, pp 179-181
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The data on 6772 growth records of Sirohi goats maintained at All India Coordinated Research Project on Sirohi goat at Livestock Research Station, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, India, and recorded between 2004 and 2016, were analysed to study the growth related traits and their genetic control. The...

Author(s)
Gautam, L.; Nagda, R. A. K.; Waiz, H. A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 2019, 9, 1, pp 115-124
Abstract

The study was carried out on 459 pre-weaning piglets obtained from 70 sows belonging to indigenous pigs (Zovawk) over a period of four years from 2010 to 2014 at Instructional Livestock Farm of CVSc & AH, CAU, Aizawl, Mizoram. The year was divided into four seasons viz., S1 (December to...

Author(s)
Prasanta Saikia; Rajesh, J. B.; Hmar, L.; Zosangpuii; Lalliankimi, H.; Lalthazuali
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 93, 8, pp 11-14
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Enhancing reproductive performance of the breeding herd is a daily challenge. Today's sows and gilts are expected to farrow and wean a large number of pigs per litter and have a large accumulated number of pigs weaned per sow per year. Caretakers need to continuously be alert and look for major and ...

Author(s)
Levis, D. G.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
Citation
Proceedings of the London Swine Conference: A platform for success, April 5th and 6th, 2016, London, Ontario, Canada, 2016, pp 65

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