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The behaviour of two groups of two bulls, lactating cows and calves from the Hereford and Limousin breeds was studied in the artificial pasture/meadow complex "Boyadzhievo" owned by the Research Institute of Mountain Stockbreeding and Agriculture on the outskirts of the town of Troyan. The complex...

Author(s)
Marko, N.; Bozhanska, T.; Nedeva, I.
Publisher
Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Trakia Journal of Sciences, 2020, 18, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

The bovine appeasing substance (BAS) is expected to have calming effects in cattle experiencing stressful situations. Therefore, this study investigated the impacts of BAS administration during two of the most stressful events within beef production systems: weaning and feedlot entry. In experiment ...

Author(s)
Cooke, R. F.; Millican, A.; Brandão, A. P.; Schumaher, T. F.; Sousa, O. A. de; Castro, T.; Farias, R. S.; Cappellozza, B. I.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2020, 14, 3, pp 566-569
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare the diet selection and productive performance of beef cattle (Asturiana de los Valles breed) and crossbred horses grazing on heather-gorse shrublands with different available surface of improved pasture (IP): 80% (IP80) or 25% (IP25). Twelve and 10...

Author(s)
López, C. L.; Celaya, R.; Ferreira, L. M. M.; García, U.; Rodrigues, M. A. M.; Osoro, K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2019, 47, 1, pp 377-385
Abstract

Four levels of plantain (0%, 25%, 50% and 75% on DM basis) inclusion rate to ryegrass-clover pasture and three target heifer mature live weights, 444 kg (representing Jersey), 529 kg (Friesian), and 492 kg (cross bred Jersey × Friesian) were tested in this modelling exercise for a 30 ha farm and...

Author(s)
Cheng Long; Martin, K. E.; Bywater, A. C.; Moir, J. L.; Cameron, K. C.; Edwards, G. R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 63, 1, pp 123-137
Abstract

There is a paucity of information from western Canadian beef cow-calf producers about how they control gastrointestinal nematodes. The objectives of this study were to describe cow-calf producers' management practices related to control of gastrointestinal nematodes including pasture management and ...

Author(s)
Wills, F. K.; Campbell, J. R.; Parker, S. E.; Waldner, C. L.; Uehlinger, F. D.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2020, 61, 4, pp 382-388
Abstract

The aim of this study was to establish a farm typology of the suckler cow sector, based on a stratified sample of 66 farms in the region of Central Macedonia, Greece. The method of hierarchical cluster analysis has been used to typology and characterisation of the farming system. The farm size was...

Author(s)
Gourdouvelis, D.; Dotas, V.; Kaimakamis, I.; Zagorakis, K.; Yiakoulaki, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 18, 1, pp 1082-1092
Abstract

The article gives information about current situation of animal husbandry in Kazakhstan before and after fall of the Soviet Union and some questions of its scientific supply. It is also focuses on livestock production and problems in the branch of animal husbandry and offers ways for their...

Author(s)
Ombaev, A. M.
Publisher
Redaktsiya zhurnala Zootekhniya, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Zootekhniya, 2018, No.3, pp 25-28
Abstract

Commercial implants can have different coating technologies, carriers, and hormone amounts that result in different payout characteristics and effects on cattle growth. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate 2 implants in stocker steers on a 90-d grazing season. Implants were...

Author(s)
Farney, J. K.; Corrigan, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Applied Animal Science, 2019, 35, 1, pp 83-87
Abstract

We conducted two feeding experiments to evaluate the effects of supplementation with either cellooligosaccharide or kraft pulp on growth performance in grazing beef calves (Japanese Black) from 4 weeks pre-weaning to 12 to 16 weeks post-weaning. In Experiment 1 (20-week duration), nine calves...

Author(s)
Kido, K.; Tejima, S.; Haramiishi, M.; Uyeno, Y.; Ide, Y.; Kurosu, K.; Kushibiki, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Animal Science Journal, 2019, 90, 12, pp 1537-1543
Abstract

Tenderness, flavour and colour are the most important quality traits of beef that are influenced by breed and age. Suckler calves (SC) produce very tender, high-quality meat. Extensively growing, small-framed breeds are known for high-quality beef, but information about the particularly small...

Author(s)
Giller, K.; Gangnat, I. D. M.; Silacci, P.; Messadene-Chelali, J.; Kreuzer, M.; Berard, J.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 5, pp 986-992

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