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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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The aim of this study was to examine breeding objectives and the impact of production systems and breed types on dairy cattle performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A total of 64 research studies published between 1980 and 2018 were used for qualitative analysis (qualitative synthesis) of...

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Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
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CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 007, pp 1-15
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There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

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Lewitt, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 017, pp 1-10

The literature on somatic cell count (SCC) is reviewed with particular emphasis on genetic and phenotypic parameters and the suitability of the trait as an indirect means of reducing the incidence of mastitis. Estimates of the h2 of SCC are low, with a weighted average of 0.11±0.04 in the first...

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Mrode, R. A.; Swanson, G. J. T.
Citation
Animal Breeding Abstracts, 1996, 64, 11, pp 847-857

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