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Milk, particularly from ruminants, constitutes a major dietary component throughout the world. Because of that producers and processors are constantly searching for novel methods of management that improve yield, animal health, and milk quality. Therefore, mastitis treatment, control and...

Author(s)
Dahl, G. E.; Amaral, B. C. do; Bubolz, J. W.; Tao, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 89-94
Abstract

This book contains 26 chapters divided into 4 sections regarding the livestock industry and possible application of research developments worldwide, development of research in the various fields of animal science (genetics, reproduction, immunology, health and animal products), current issues of...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 264 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the production of beef in the Southern Cone of Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay) and its impact on the global market.

Author(s)
Mariante, A. da S.; McManus, C.; Mezzadra, C.; Rovere, G.; Euclides, K.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 35-40
Abstract

This article presents achievements of research in the field of beef cattle. The following topics are discussed: expanding existing knowledge; genetic resources and variation; recording; breeding and genetics; physiology; nutrition; animal health; and new challenges and future directions.

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 151-154
Abstract

This second publication of The World Association for Animal Production (WAAP) contains topics on the development of animal production systems in North and South America, Europe and Asia; achievements of research in animal breeding, selection, molecular genetics, reproduction science, nutrition,...

Author(s)
Rosati, A.; Tewolde, A.; Mosconi, C.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2005, 2005, pp 372 pp.
Abstract

This chapter discusses the molecular techniques and tests used in animal breeding programmes and includes actual commercial applications in selection and current breeding programmes of beef cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and dairy cattle.

Author(s)
Nieuwhof, G. J.; Winters, M.; Avendano, S.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 195-201
Abstract

Different management strategies have been investigated including the total system of organic beef production, heifer development and weaning practices. The benefits of the genetic progress have been assessed, multi-breed evaluation system for growth traits has been developed, and carcass weight and ...

Author(s)
Piedrafita, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 101-108
Abstract

The present review aims to describe some of the important advances and new directions in livestock genetics, including dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants (sheep and goat), as well as pig. The goal is to combine scientific advances published during 2007 and 2008, providing a global overview on...

Author(s)
Garcia, J. F.; Fortes, M. R. S.; Porto Neto, L. R.; Boettcher, P. J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 53-58
Abstract

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
Abstract

This article presents a general overview of animal production systems in South America, their present situation and trends over the short term. It includes dairy cattle, milk, beef cattle, swine and poultry production systems.

Author(s)
Araujo-Febres, O.; Vera, R.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 3-11

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