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Castration is an important means of improving the beef quality via increasing fat deposition. However, little is known about the molecular mechanism underlying the fat deposition after castration. Here, the intramuscular fat (IMF) content of the steer group was shown to be much higher than the bull ...

Author(s)
Wang YuJuan; Tang KeQiong; Zhang Wei; Guo WenLi; Wang YaNing; Zan LinSen; Yang WuCai
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 4, pp e0214144
Abstract

Pain and stress assessment in animals is considered an imperative issue and also a difficult challenge. Unfortunately, no gold standard technique for pain and stress assessment in animals has been validated nowadays. A new tool to assess stress in animals consists of measuring the leukocyte coping...

Author(s)
Gaudio, E.; Bordin, S.; Lora, I.; Lora, M.; Massignani, M.; Benedictis, G. M. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 96, 11, pp 4579-4589
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate calf management practices on beef cow-calf operations and determine associations with herd-level morbidity and mortality of pre-weaned calves. A 40-question survey about management practices, morbidity and mortality was administered to cow-calf...

Author(s)
Murray, C. F.; Fick, L. J.; Pajor, E. A.; Barkema, H. W.; Jelinski, M. D.; Windeyer, M. C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2016, 10, 3, pp 468-477
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Author(s)
Kleinhenz, M. D.; VanEngen, N. K.; Smith, J. S.; Gorden, P. J.; Ji, J.; Wang, C.; Perkins, S. C. B.; Coetzee, J. F.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fifty-First Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, September 13-15, 2018, 2018, pp 263
AbstractFull Text

The objective was to assess the weight gain of 46 male bovines(20 to 24 months) of Nellore, integers and submitted to two methods of castration. The animals were randomly divided into three treatments: integers animals (AI); castrated by surgical method and thinning of the spermatic cord (AC) and...

Author(s)
Martini, J.; Garcia, J.; Capovilla, L. C. T.; Mexia, A. A.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2009, 3, 27, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Common on-farm small ruminant procedures include usual routine husbandry practices such as docking, disbudding and castration. It seems that more people own pet sheep, goats, and/or camelids than a decade ago. These pets may require additional procedures such as castration of older animals and...

Author(s)
Wolf, C.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 126-127
Abstract

Adipose tissues are related to the meat quality and economic value of cattle. In particular, the extracellular matrix (ECM) is an important factor that influences adipose tissue remodeling. The objective of this study was to measure the expression levels of ECM-related genes in different adipose...

Author(s)
Jeong JinYoung; Muhammed Ibrahim; Kim MinJi; So KyungMin; Jeong YongDae; Park SungKwon; Kim MinSeok; Lee HyunJeong
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2017, 198, pp 138-146
Abstract

A review on the negative effects of stress in dairy calves was discussed highlighting colostrum management and stress management techniques to overcome these negative effects.

Author(s)
Koch, C.; Scheu, T.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2016, 54, 3, pp 28-31
Abstract

Orchiectomized bulls have advantages in the meat quality and ease of handling. Chemical castration is an option for surgical castration and the sclerosing agents can be administered into the testicular or epididymis parenchyma. These agents have a lower incidence of complications than surgery,...

Author(s)
Pereira, L. F.; Dias, F. G. G.; Miguel, M. P.; Honsho, C. S.; Tavares, D. C.; Hellú, J. A. A.; Souza, F. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 8, pp 1554-1563
Abstract

Yearling Red Angus or Black Angus bulls (n=24; initial BW=1,336±25.1 lb; (606±11.4 kg); average 16 mo of age) were used to evaluate the effects of castration and use of growth promoting technology (STR) on performance, carcass traits, and meat quality characteristics when compared to intact (BULL)...

Author(s)
Thomson, D. U.; Youngers, M. E.; Schwandt, E. F.; Bartle, S. J.; Siemens, M. G.; Reinhardt, C. D.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2017, 51, 1, pp 25-30

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