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Gene technology raises practical, technical and ethical issues. Advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies should be weighed against...

Date
December 2017
Abstract

Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) amount to 11% of all registered traffic crashes in the Czech Republic causing, apart from numerous deaths and serious injuries to animals, property damage and injuries to car passengers. Odor repellents have the potential to lower the overall number of WVC and...

Authors
Bíl, M.; Andrášik, R.; Bartonička, T.; Křivánková, Z.; Sedoník, J.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 205, pp 209-214
CAB ReviewFull Text

Greenhouse gases (GHG: carbon dioxide, CO2; methane, CH4; and nitrous oxide, N2O) are produced as part of the carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycle on farms. Livestock production, N fertilizer use and rice cultivation are the main farm activities producing CH4 and N2O, while CO2 emissions are due to...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
anaerobic digestion; animal manures; carbon dioxide; domestic animals; emissions; fermentation; greenhouse gases; livestock; methane; nitrogen fertilizers; nitrous oxide; rice
Authors
Wagner-Riddle, C.; VanderZaag, A.; Jaysundara, S.; Congreves, K.
Event

18 - 20 October 2018 - Hinckley

Venue
Hinckley
Country
UK
Contact
British Cattle Veterinary Association Congress 2017
Tel
+44 (0)1452 725 735
Fax
+44 (0)1452 725 780
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
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This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different levels of chicory plant extract on performance, blood parameters, intestinal microflora and immune response of broiler chickens. A completely randomized design with five treatments and three replicates was carried out with 180 Ross...

Authors
Yousefi, Z.; Fard, M. K.; Rezaei, M.; Piresaraei, Z. A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe185-Pe195
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The study was conducted to determine the between the amount of starch given at prepartum diet and given at postpartum diet. Forty heifers (600±80 kg; body condition score 3.5±0.25) were used in a completely randomized design and assigned randomly in to a 1 of 2 dietary treatments (ground barley vs....

Authors
Alamouti, H. M.; Panahiha, P.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe170-Pe184
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is a multipurpose leguminous tree in the tropics and high-quality feed resource for ruminants especially during the dry season in most tropical and subtropical areas. Its leaf has high content of N (16-23% crude protein) and Ca, a low content of tannins...

Authors
Ebadi, M.; Abadi, T. M.; Vakili, S. T.; Chaji, M.; Mirzadeh, K.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe158-Pe169
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to assess the variation and polymorphisms at CSN3 loci on Khalkhali goats. 100 blood samples were collected from Khalkhali goats and were used in the study. Genomic DNA was extracted using DNA isolation kit for mammalian blood and the exon 4 of κ-casein gene amplified using...

Authors
Uori, V. K.; Evrigh, N. H.; Sharifi, R. S.; Nikbin, S.; Zahedi, Y.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe229-Pe239
AbstractFull Text

The study was conducted to estimate the economic value of production and reproduction characteristics of dairy cows of Mohan cultivation, industry and animal husbandry based on collected data from 13 000 dairy cows and market conditions in 2014 and by using a determined bio-economic model. The...

Authors
Seyedsharifi, R.; Afkan, F. N.; Eyorigh, N. H.; Davati, J. S.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe240-Pe254

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