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The number of published h2 estimates for some beef traits is sufficient to conduct analyses to determine factors affecting the estimates, and to make recommendations regarding appropriate mean values. A literature search found a total of 1656 h2s for 70 traits from 287 studies covering 45 years...

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Koots, K. R.; Gibson, J. P.; Smith, C.; Wilton, J. W.
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 62, 5, pp 309-338

Author(s)
Sandin, M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biodeterioration Abstracts, 1993, 7, 3, pp 255-263

Author(s)
Gatnau, R.; Cain, C.; Arentson, R.; Zimmerman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1993, 14, 4, pp 157N-159N

Influence of dietary amino acid balance and protein level on feed intake and subsequent performance in growing pigs is discussed. Experiments are described in which the interrelationship between dietary lysine and protein was studied. Results showed that increasing crude protein content from 13 to...

Author(s)
Henry, Y.; Sève, B.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1993, 14, 1, pp 35N-43N

The effects of teat order on the blood chemistry of sucking piglets, growth from birth to slaughter, lung and liver lesions at slaughter and age of gilts at puberty are reviewed. It is concluded that growth of piglets that prefer the 1st pair of anterior teats is higher than that of piglets with...

Author(s)
Hoy, S.; Puppe, B.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1992, 13, 3, pp 131N-136N

Retroviral vectors have been inserted into the germ line of mice and chickens. However, the direct microinjection of DNA into fertilized eggs is a simpler technology, and will probably be the method of choice for mammals. In avian species, the reproductive physiology has prevented the use of direct ...

Author(s)
Hughes, S. H.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1991, 3, 1, pp 25-28

This review considers the effects of somatotropin releasing hormone treatment on somatotropin secretion, growth and carcass composition.

Author(s)
Pelletier, G.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 12, 3, pp 381-386

A review of work on the use of Chinese breeds as a component of the maternal line in different crossbreeding systems. Data on reproduction, growth and carcasses are considered.

Author(s)
Bidanel, J. P.; Caritez, J. C.; Legault, C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 12, 2, pp 239-243

A review of work on the function of somatomedins in the control of animal growth, and the use of somatomedin treatment to improve growth, carcass quality and milk yield in pigs.

Author(s)
Ramsay, T. G.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1991, 11, 4, pp 515-518

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