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Most breeding companies evaluate economically important traits in males and females as a single trait, assuming genetic correlation of 1 between phenotypes measured in both sexes. This assumption may not be true because genes may be differently expressed in males and females. We estimated genetic...

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Heide, E. M. M. van der; Lourenco, D. A. L.; Chen, C. Y.; Herring, W. O.; Sapp, R. L.; Moser, D. W.; Tsuruta, S.; Masuda, Y.; Ducro, B. J.; Misztal, I.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2016, 94, 9, pp 3684-3692
Abstract

This publication is the second combined antimicrobial resistance and sales report published under the acronym UK-VARSS 2013 by the Veterinary Medicine Directorate (an executive agency of Defra), and covers data from 2009-2013 (sales), and 2011-2013 (resistance). The layout has been revised in order ...

Author(s)
Eckford, S.; Grace, K.; Harris, C.; Reeves, H.
Publisher
Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), Addlestone, UK
Citation
UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance: UK-VARSS 2013, 2013, pp 132 pp.
Abstract

This study was based on data collected from 247 kits of the New Zealand White (n=124) and Gray Giant (n=123) breeds maintained at the rabbit farm under the Department of Animal Production and Management. Mortality of the broiler rabbit kits of both breeds was more before weaning than after weaning...

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Dhara, K. C.; Ray, N.; Halder, G.; Samanta, A. K.
Publisher
Society for the Advancement of Veterinary Education, Srinagar, India
Citation
Vet Scan, 2009, 4, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This book is divided into 18 chapters covering the recent developments in animal nutrition. The first chapter deals with the energy evaluation of pig feeds. Chapter 2 focuses on the new developments in the interaction between the immune response and nutrition. The third chapter discusses the...

Author(s)
Garnsworthy, P. C.; Wiseman, J.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Recent advances in animal nutrition 2005, 2006, pp ix + 390 pp.

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