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Cattle production in Germany in special respect of milk recording is described in this paper. The extent of milk recording is 60% of all dairy herds and 80% of all dairy cows. Herd sizes are varying from 36 cows in the western part and 192 cows in the eastern part of the country. The average...

Author(s)
Jürgens, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 97-104
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Author(s)
Lejtényi, G.; Mészáros, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 1999, No.2, pp 71-78
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The old adage 'if you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it' is the effective cornerstone of milk recording. Milk recording's primary purpose is for on-farm management, the better to enable the farmer, stockman and breeder to make better decisions which will help him in his endeavours for...

Author(s)
Armitage, F.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 169-174
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Author(s)
Petruskevicius, R.; Svitojus, A.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 1999, No.2, pp 89-94
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The Research Institute for Animal Husbandry in Lelystad and the IMAG institute in Wageningen have combined their milking machine research in the Dutch Expertise Group Machine Milking. The Expertise Group focuses on generating knowledge on the milking process. Improvement and fine-tuning of the...

Author(s)
Koning, K. de; Neijenhuis, F.; Ipema, B.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 203-205
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Author(s)
Neijenhuis, F.; Hogeveen, H.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 211-212
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Milking routines observations were carried out on 84 black and white dairy cows randomly chosen. The effect of the time taken to manually stimulate the teats (cleaning and drying) before the unit is attached "prep-time" divided into two classes (to 30 and >30 seconds) and the time delay from the ...

Author(s)
Turki, H.; Winnicki, S.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 89-95
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A finite element model was developed to model the response of a liner to changes in liner material, geometry, tension and differential pressure. Liner tensile tests were used for preliminary validation of the results, which compared well with experiments.

Author(s)
Harty, E.; Grace, P. M.; O'Callaghan, E. J.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2001, No.7, pp 263-266
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Author(s)
Evans, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 105-106
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The paper deals with different new developments and possibilities in beef recording systems and benefits it could have for primary and secondary beneficiaries. Developments are discussed under: integration of recording, genetic evaluation and breeding plans; measurement methods; information and...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der; Bergh, L.; Grogan, A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Performance recording of animals: state of the art 2002. Proceedings of the 33rd Biennial Session of ICAR, Interlaken, Switzerland, 26-31 May, 2002, 2003, pp 151-153

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