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Cover for Lactation.

In this chapter the anatomy of the mare's mammary glands and their role in lactation, the processes involved in the production of milk and how milk production is controlled, and the factors that might affect milk yield with emphasis on good breeding practice to ensure optimum milk production were...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Change-over designs.

This chapter describes the use of change-over experimental designs to analyse the effects of two or more treatments assigned to the same animal in different periods.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Probability.

This chapter defines the concept of probability and its application in animal production studies.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Estimation of parameters.

The concept of parameter estimation in statistical analysis and its application in animal production studies is discussed.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prospects and strategies of genetic resources.

This chapter explains how to improve the production performance of goats using different breeding methods. Breeding strategies can produce highly adaptable goats suitable to a variety of local agro-climatic conditions, socio-economic statuses and market demands. The availability of good quality...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growth and milk production.

In this chapter the factors affecting the growth of calves and milk production in dairy cows were discussed.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cattle welfare.

This chapter defines cattle welfare and presents indicators that will show signs of care or stress during pre-slaughter, slaughter, transport, and issues related to animal welfare during feeding, surgical operations, disease outbreaks, animal sporting events and production.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promises and challenges of big data associated with automated dairy cow welfare assessment.

This chapter focuses on the authors' perspective of the current challenges in data-intensive animal science based on experience of its use in dairy cow welfare. This chapter also highlighted the definition of data, challenges concerning data governance, privacy and exchange, challenges associated...

Author(s)
Hermans, K.; Opsomer, G.; Ranst, B. van; Hostens, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Factorial experiments.

The use of a factorial experimental design to analyse the effects of protein content and type of feed on the milk yield of dairy cows is presented. This type of design is used to determine the interactions between two or more factors at the same time.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter

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