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There are 15 vitamins that are of significance to livestock. The role of the antioxidant "vitamins" (carotenoids, vitamin E and vitamin C) in immunity and health of livestock has been a fruitful area of research. These nutrients play important roles in animal health by inactivating harmful free...

Author(s)
McDowell, L. R.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2001, 71, 11, pp 33R-41R

Recent research suggests that increasing the supply of vitamin E above current UK and US recommendations can improve animal health, welfare, and productivity. This implies that current recommendations are too low, especially for dairy cows during early lactation. However, the amount of vitamin E in ...

Author(s)
Allison, R. D.; Laven, R. A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series B, Livestock Feeds and Feeding, 2001, 71, 12, pp 43R-52R

Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Postharvest News and Information, 2001, 12, 4, pp 25N-44N

Author(s)
Makatouni, A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Organic-Research.com, 2001, 1, April, pp 1-2

Empirical studies have underlined the importance of technical trade barriers in the agricultural sector. For organic food products, national differences in standards and certification systems could act as a major non-tariff barrier for exporting countries, particularly developing countries, which...

Author(s)
Bañados, F.; Garcia, M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Organic-Research.com, 2001, 1, July, pp 1-7

The increase in productive and reproductive efficiency in pig farming has resulted in a major pollution problem. One way to reduce pollution is to increase the efficiency of nitrogen retention by reducing the protein content in the diet. In the present study, a diet with "normal" protein content...

Author(s)
Trombetta, M. F.; Codoni, E.; Mattii, S.; Falaschini, A.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2001, 22, 4, pp 119N-124N

Pork is either eaten as freshly prepared meat or as a meat product, thereby enhancing the consumption of animal fat. Dietary guidelines prescribe the reduction of total fat intake and especially of saturated fats (SFA), at the expense of (poly)unsaturated fats. Recently, the importance of the...

Author(s)
Warnants, N.; Oeckel, M. J. van; Paepe, M. de
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2001, 22, 4, pp 107N-113N

Meat quality is affected by many factors along the pork chain. Animal feeding plays a significant role in a certain quality attributes, but in most cases we should consider its interrelation with other aspects of the production process: genetics, handling and slaughter. It is necessary to...

Author(s)
Coma, J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2001, 22, 3, pp 87N-99N

Accurate oestrus detection is a key activity to optimize the return of investment of a sow farm. Devices for detecting oestrus automatically would contribute to improving the farmer's labour conditions, taking into account the quality and quantity of work involved. In this paper different methods...

Author(s)
Godrie, S.; Freson, L.; Thys, B.; Geers, R.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2001, 22, 3, pp 79N-86N

Author(s)
Blackall, P. J.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2001, 22, 3, pp 71N-77N

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