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The divergence between indicine cattle (Bos indicus) and taurine cattle (Bos taurus) is estimated to have occurred approximately 250,000 years ago, but a small number of European cattle breeds still display shared ancestry with indicine cattle. Additionally, following the divergence of African and...

Author(s)
Upadhyay, M.; Bortoluzzi, C.; Barbato, M.; Ajmone-Marsan, P.; Colli, L.; Ginja, C.; Sonstegard, T. S.; Bosse, M.; Lenstra, J. A.; Groenen, M. A. M.; Crooijmans, R. P. M. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Evolutionary Applications, 2019, 12, 5, pp 951-963
Abstract

Yunling cattle are a composite beef cattle breed, combining Brahman (1/2), Murray Grey (1/4) and Local Yunnan cattle (1/4), that was developed in Yunnan, China in the 1980s. Understanding the genetic information of Yunling cattle is of great significance to the development of reasonable breeding...

Author(s)
Xia XiaoTing; Qu KaiXing; Li FangYu; Jia Peng; Chen QiuMing; Chen NingBo; Zhang JiCai; Chen Hong; Huang BiZhi; Lei ChuZhao
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 9, pp 641
Abstract

Under the background of rapid development of beef cattle industry in China, the non-traditional beef cattle farming areas in northern Inner Mongolia have also begun to adjust their industrial focus to the beef cattle farming industry. The characteristics of ecological environment, beef cattle...

Author(s)
Luan QingJiang; Ye Ru; Wang Feng; Guo WenHua; Saiyin; Tian ChunYing
Publisher
Inner Mongolia Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Science, Hohhot, China
Citation
Animal Husbandry and Feed Science (Inner Mongolia), 2019, 40, 7, pp 27-30
Abstract

A total of 15 healthy bulls with body weights of 150-200 kg at the age of 5 months were selected, to compare the beef performance and economic profits of different cattle breeds (Holstein cattle, Simmental cattle and hybrid of Simmental cattle × Holstein cattle). The body weight increment at the...

Author(s)
Zhang ShuEr; Zhu YingMin; Zhang Min; Kong FanHu; Zhang ChuanFu; Li YouZhi; Hu HongJie
Publisher
Lanzhou Institute of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, CAAS, Lanzhou, China
Citation
China Herbivore Science, 2018, 38, 3, pp 73-75
Abstract

The study examined the changing pattern in livestock types in Sokoto Rima-River Basin, semi-arid Nigeria. Clustered sampling technique was used to administer questionnaire to 450 respondents from 15 agricultural settlements in 15 Local Government Areas in the basin. Data were analyzed using...

Author(s)
Adejuwon, J. O.; Odusanya, A. E.; Adekitan, A. A.
Publisher
NCRP, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 2019, 23, 4, pp 747-751
Abstract

The article considers the analysis of the current state of beef cattle breeding in Russia. It is noted that the decrease in the total production of cattle meat (different types) produced in the country is happening against the background of the meat breeds cattle growth and the increase in the...

Author(s)
Litvina, N. V.
Publisher
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaistvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatii, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaĭstvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatiĭ, 2019, No.6, pp 28-32
Abstract

Northern Fennoscandia and the Sakha Republic in the Russian Federation represent the northernmost regions on Earth where cattle farming has been traditionally practiced. In this study, we performed whole-genome sequencing to genetically characterize three rare native breeds Eastern Finncattle,...

Author(s)
Weldenegodguad, M.; Popov, R.; Pokharel, K.; Ammosov, I.; Ming Yao; Ivanova, Z.; Kantanen, J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Genetics, 2019, 10, January, pp 728
Abstract

Cattle have been invaluable for the transition of human society from nomadic hunter-gatherers to sedentary farming communities throughout much of Europe, Asia and Africa since the earliest domestication of cattle more than 10,000 years ago. Although current understanding of relationships among...

Author(s)
Pitt, D.; Sevane, N.; Nicolazzi, E. L.; MacHugh, D. E.; Park, S. D. E.; Colli, L.; Martinez, R.; Bruford, M. W.; Orozco-TerWengel, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Evolutionary Applications, 2019, 12, 1, pp 123-136
Abstract

Cattle pose estimation is a key step analyzing cattle behaviors and evaluating cattle health, hence, greatly significant for intelligent breeding of cattle. Computer vision based on cattle pose automatic estimation techniques were investigated in this paper and three deep cascaded convolutional...

Author(s)
Li XiangYuan; Cai Cheng; Zhang RuiFei; Ju Lie; He JinRong
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2019, 164, pp 104885
Abstract

Transrectal palpation of the reproductive tract is the most common method for pregnancy determination in cattle and is considered a veterinary skill that new veterinary medicine (DVM) graduates should perform proficiently. However, using privately owned cattle to train students can be difficult...

Author(s)
Bond, R. L.; Midla, L. T.; Gordon, E. D.; Welker, F. H. B.; Masterson, M. A.; Mathys, D. A.; Mollenkopf, D. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 10, pp 9236-9240

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