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This study analyzed the role of crop and livestock production diversification on household nutrition in Zimbabwe using data from 986 households in Guruve and Mt Darwin districts. Data were analyzed using poisson and negative binomial regression, which showed that livestock and crop diversification...

Author(s)
Murendo, C.; Gwara, S.; Mazvimavi, K.; Arensen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
World Development Perspectives, 2019, 14, pp 100104
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Knowledge about the animal origin of food is of great importance for consumer due to the fraudulence, allergy factors or religious beliefs. The aim of the present study was to determine possible adulteration in popular meat product sausage. For this aim, reverse line blot assay was used for the...

Author(s)
Al-Qassab, T.; Shayan, P.; Kamkar, A.; Khanjari, A.; Basti, A. A.; Shayan, D.; Eckert, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
European Food Research and Technology, 2019, 245, 8, pp 1677-1683
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A study was conducted in 2013 to assess opportunities and challenges of integrating dairy cattle into organic pineapple production in Uganda. Thirty organic pineapple farmers were interviewed using a semi-structured questionnaire. The main dairy cattle management systems were tethering (73%) and...

Author(s)
Nalubwama, S.; Kabi, F.; Vaarst, M.; Kiggundu, M.; Smolders, G.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Organic Agriculture, 2019, 9, 1, pp 29-39
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Wilkens, M. R.
Publisher
DLG-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Proceedings of the 73rd Conference of the Society of Nutrition Physiology, Göttingen, Germany, 13-15 March, 2019. abstracts, 2019, 28, pp 152-154
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The African continent is home to diverse populations of livestock breeds adapted to harsh environmental conditions with more than 70% under traditional systems of management. Animal productivity is less than optimal in most cases and is faced with numerous challenges including limited access to...

Author(s)
Ibeagha-Awemu, E. M.; Peters, S. O.; Bemji, M. N.; Adeleke, M. A.; Do, D. N.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Genetics, 2019, 10, April, pp 357
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This review discusses the thermal conservative and heat dissipating roles of one of the most sensitive thermoregulatory variables (respiratory rate) with the aim of enhancing its application in evaluating both cold and heat adaptation. During cold exposure, livestock enhance the economy of body...

Author(s)
Habibu, B.; Yaqub, L. S.; Dzenda, T.; Kawu, M. U.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2019, 19, 2, pp 291-304
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This comprehensive book is an indispensable guide to the management of dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs, poultry, horses and working dogs in New Zealand. Written mainly by experts from Massey University's Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, it's of value and...

Author(s)
Stafford, K.
Publisher
Massey University Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Livestock production in New Zealand: the complete guide to dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, deer, goats, pigs and poultry, 2017, pp 304 pp.
Abstract

The article notes that for the period from 2000 to 2017. In the country, there was a reduction in the number of livestock animals in large-scale formations and at the same time an increase in the share of meat production in them. In the structure of the concentration of livestock animals, there was ...

Author(s)
Gorbunov, O. V.
Publisher
International Agricultural Journal, Moscow, Russia
Citation
International Agricultural Journal, 2018, No.6, pp 78-81
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Purpose: The study evaluated dried manures and manure ashes as alternative products from animal manures, and determined the dynamics of soil nitrogen availability indices and organic carbon release in some soils amended with dried manures and ashes under laboratory incubation, screen-house and...

Author(s)
Olowoboko, T. B.; Azeez, J. O.; Olujimi, O. O.; Babalola, O. A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, 2018, 7, 4, pp 287-304
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Purpose: The study investigated the effects of poultry and goat manures on the kinetics of potassium fixation and release in some sandy loam and loamy soils of Ogun State, Nigeria. Methods: The treatments consisted of poultry and goat manures applied at 25 g and 100 g/5 kg soil set in completely...

Author(s)
Taiwo, A. A.; Adetunji, M. T.; Azeez, J. O.; Elemo, K. O.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, 2018, 7, 3, pp 251-259

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