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Demand has been increasing recently for an automated monitoring system of animal behavior as a tool for the management of livestock animals. This study investigated the association between the behavior of dairy cattle and the acceleration data collected using three-axis neck-mounted accelerometers, ...

Author(s)
Tamura, T.; Okubo, Y.; Deguchi, Y.; Koshikawa, S.; Takahashi, M.; Chida, Y.; Okada, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Animal Science Journal, 2019, 90, 4, pp 589-596
Abstract

Disbudding and dehorning are commonly used cattle management practices to protect animals and humans from injury. They are unpleasant, costly processes subject to increased public scrutiny as an animal welfare issue. Horns are a recessively inherited trait, so one option to eliminate dehorning is...

Author(s)
Mueller, M. L.; Cole, J. B.; Sonstegard, T. S.; Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 5, pp 4215-4226
Abstract

The eddy covariance (EC) technique has been widely used to quantify the net CO2 ecosystem exchange (NEE) of grasslands, which is an important component of grassland carbon and greenhouse gas budgets. In free range grazed pastures, NEE estimations are supposed to also include cattle respiration....

Author(s)
Motte, L. G. de la; Dumortier, P.; Beckers, Y.; Bodson, B.; Heinesch, B.; Aubinet, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2019, 268, pp 156-168
Abstract

Shooting ranges contain copper and lead from spent ammunition, this contamination can represent a risk for ruminants grazing there. The present study investigated the intake of copper and lead by sheep and cattle grazing on shooting ranges. Three factors are important for the ingested dose of...

Author(s)
Johnsen, I. V.; Aaneby, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 687, pp 41-49
Abstract

Jersey and Kashmiri cattle are important dairy breeds that contribute significantly to the total milk production of the Indian northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Kashmiri cattle germplasm has been extensively diluted through crossbreeding with Jersey cattle with the goal of enhancing its milk ...

Author(s)
Bhat, S. A.; Ahmad, S. M.; Ibeagha-Awemu, E. M.; Bhat, B. A.; Dar, M. A.; Mumtaz, P. T.; Shah, R. A.; Ganai, N. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0211773
Abstract

Background: Ticks have a negative effect on dairy and beef cattle production systems around the world, with the concomitant risk they represent for the transmission of some important infectious diseases. Colombian cattle breeds are distributed across different agroecological regions and are exposed ...

Author(s)
Rocha, J. F.; Martínez, R.; López-Villalobos, N.; Morris, S. T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 73, pp (7 February 2019)
Abstract

There has been a great interest to identify a microbial marker that can be used to predict feed efficiency of beef cattle. Such a marker, specifically one that would allow an early identification of animals with high feed efficiency for future breeding efforts, would facilitate increasing the...

Author(s)
Brooke, C. G.; Najafi, N.; Dykier, K. C.; Hess, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Animal Science Journal, 2019, 90, 5, pp 696-701
Abstract

Cow is revered by more than 70% of the population of our country. Although the total cattle population of the country is dominated by indigenous cattle but the population of crossbred cattle has increased significantly. This poses threat to genetic diversity of our indigenous cattle. There is yet...

Author(s)
Shweta Bijla; Ajmer Singh
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 72, 1, pp 97-107
Abstract

We detected neutralizing antibodies of Getah virus (GETV) in serum specimens of domestic animals collected from Yunnan Province in China. Antibodies were detected in serum specimens of chicken, duck, dairy cattle, pig, and beef cattle. The positive rate of antibodies in pig and beef cattle was high ...

Author(s)
Li YuanYuan; Fu ShiHong; Guo XiaoFang; Li XiaoLong; Li MingHua; Wang LiHua; Gao XiaoYan; Lei WenWen; Cao Lei; Lu Zhi; He Ying; Wang HuanYu; Zhou HongNing; Liang GuoDong
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 1, pp 59-61
Abstract

Claw lesions are the third most important health issue in dairy cattle, after mastitis and reproductive disorders, and genomic selection is a key component for long-term improvement of claw health. The objectives of this study were to assess the feasibility of a genomic evaluation for claw health...

Author(s)
Croué, I.; Michenet, A.; Leclerc, H.; Ducrocq, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 7, pp 6306-6318

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