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Cover for Choosing the right breed and strain of pig.

This chapter describes the desirable reproductive and productive performance traits of different pig breeds that are suitable under organic farming conditions.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

The housing system, genotype, range of feedstuffs available for dietary use and disease prevention measures that need to be considered be considered when devising appropriate feeding programmes for organic pig units are discussed.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeding and reproduction.

This chapter discussed the breeding methods used in modern day cattle and how breed improvements have been achieved as as seen from the performance (production and reproduction) of cattle.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of cattle.

This chapter discusses the origins (domestication and breeds); social behaviour; foraging and feeding behaviour; diurnal rhythm (housing system and feed delivery and weather and access to shade); mating and sexual behaviour; parturition; care of offspring including nursing; and offspring...

Author(s)
Tucker, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses the origin, history of domestication and breed development, and use and economic importance; social behaviour (following and synchronous behaviour, agonistic behaviour, and social recognition); foraging and feeding behaviour (digestive physiology and rumination, browsing and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Blocking.

The application of randomized complete block design to determine the differences in the response of pigs of different breeds fed different feeds are described. This grouping of experimental units in blocks according to some defined source of variability before assignment of treatments will result...

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The attachment bond to people in domestic dogs: does it exist already in puppies?

Author(s)
Mariti, C.; Lenzini, L.; Carlone, B.; Zilocchi, M.; Caverni, B.; Gazzano, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Predictors of gaze-directed attention in dogs.

Author(s)
Bognár, Z.; Iotchev, I. B.; Kubinyi, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embryo transfer.

This chapter deals with some aspects of embryo transfer and its application to livestock. The growth and development as well as the advantages of using embryo transfer especially for the improvement of animal production are presented. This chapter also discussed the following: superovulation...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Association between catecholaminergic genes and impulsivity in dogs.

Author(s)
Colsoulle, C.; Matroule, J. Y.; Copine, J.; Bihin, B.; Depiereux, E.; Diederich, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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