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Cover for Energy and protein metabolism and requirements.

This chapter discussed the different methods of estimating the net energy and protein requirements of rabbits during the different stages of production particularly during the lactation and pregnancy period for female rabbits. The effects of protein and energy intake and metabolism on the...

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.; Trocino, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed formulation.

This chapter deals with nutritional allowances under practical conditions for intensive meat rabbit production. Highlights of this chapter focused on levels of fibre for rabbits, type of fibre, fat supplements, sources of protein, amino acid requirements, and recommended nutrient concentration of...

Author(s)
Blas, C. de; Mateos, G. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and climatic environment.

This chapter discussed the different variables in the environment that affects the nutrition of rabbits. Among these variables are temperature, humidity, light, altitude, small and noise. In this chapter the variables temperature and humidity were given emphasis.

Author(s)
Cervera, C.; Carmona, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infertility in the mare.

This chapter discussed the factors as well as the aetiological causes of infertility in mares and how early detection and diagnosis of the causal agent of any infertility is essential, not only to ensure optimum chance of conception, but also to eliminate the risk of transmitting any infective...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproduction management.

This chapter narrates the significance of reproduction management practices for enhancing reproductive efficiency by using new biotechnological approaches, ultimately resulting in faster turnover of the flock in a production environment. Starting from the fundamentals of reproduction criteria, the...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neoplasms.

This chapter discussed non-infectious disorders caused by climate change such as neoplasms of the skin, oral neoplasms, and liver. As reported form earlier studies, the cause and pathogenesis of fish neoplasms are considered multifactorial involving both intrinsic factors (age, gender, reproductive ...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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 Hierarchical or nested design.

The application of a hierarchial experimental design to analyse samples in two or more steps is described. An experiment to determine the effects of boars and sows on variability of birth weight of piglets is presented to illustrate this concept.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Controlling oestrus and ovulation.

This chapter focuses on the technology of oestrus and ovulation control. The detection as well as advantages of oestrus cycle control are discussed. It also outlined the growth and development of oestrus control technology. This chapter concludes with a discussion of the practical applications of...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter

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