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The aim of this paper was to evaluate the genetic variability within Holstein cattle population in Slovakia using the methods of pedigree analysis. Totally, 76, 176 animals were included into the reference population. Pedigree completeness assessed by index of pedigree completeness was satisfying;...

Author(s)
Pavlík, I.; Kadlečík, O.; Huba, J.; Peškovičová, D.; Gondeková, M.
Publisher
Animal Production Research Centre (APRC) Nitra, Lužianky, Slovakia
Citation
Slovak Journal of Animal Science, 2019, 52, 1, pp 30-38
Abstract

Different methodologies in hair cortisol extraction may alter the final output. Thus finding the standard methodology according to a laboratory facilities is pivotal. This study was carried out to validate the feasibility of two methods of grinding hair for cortisol extraction in Korean native...

Author(s)
Nejad, J. G.; Ataallahi, M.; Park KyuHyun
Publisher
Korean Society of Animal Sciences and Technology, Korea Science & Technology Center, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Animal Science and Technology, 2019, 61, 1, pp 41-46
Abstract

Background: Body weight (BW) at different ages are of increasing importance in dairy cattle breeding schemes, because of their strong correlation with energy efficiency traits, and their impact on cow health, longevity and farm economy. In total, 15,921 dairy cattle from 56 large-scale test-herds...

Author(s)
Yin Tong; König, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2019, 51, 4, pp (06 February 2019)
Abstract

Responses to heat stress have not been evaluated in dairy cattle by noninvasive techniques such as analysis of saliva cortisol concentrations. The aim of the present study was the assessment of saliva cortisol levels in Holstein bull calves with (n=8) or without supplemental shade (n=8) in response ...

Author(s)
Kovács, L.; Kézér, F. L.; Ruff, F.; Szenci, O.; Bakony, M.; Jurkovich, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, New York, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2019, 66, pp 43-47
Abstract

Actinobacillosis usually is a sporadic infection that affects the tongue in cattle ("wooden tongue") with possible spread to the digestive tract. Two 4-year-old Rouge-des-Prés cows from a single French beef herd were referred for chronic (2-6 months) swelling and cutaneous nodules in the distal...

Author(s)
Relun, A.; Cesbron, N.; Bourdeau, P.; Dorso, L.; Brement, T.; Assié, S.; Christensen, H.; Guatteo, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 1, pp 297-301
Abstract

Ketosis (KET) is one common metabolic disorder that occurs mainly in early lactation and affects the dairy industry with significant economic losses. Cows with ketosis have lower milk yield and reproductive performance and greater risk of other periparturient diseases. As a metabolic disease, the...

Author(s)
Huang, H.; Cao, J.; Hanif, Q.; Wang, Y.; Yu, Y.; Zhang, S.; Zhang, Y.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 4, pp 376-380
Abstract

Pelvic measuring measures the internal area of a heifer's pelvis by taking the horizontal width and vertical height via the rectum using a Rice pelvimeter, and multiplying the figures to obtain a total in cm2. This measurement can be compared against a known minimum normal internal area for either...

Author(s)
Hull, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2019, 49, 11, pp 12, 14
Abstract

This article describes the drubbing procedure of clearing the naso-oesophageal system of cows.

Author(s)
Leblanc, M.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2019, 50, 392 (Part 2), pp 48-49
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Author(s)
Piette, A.
Publisher
Producteur de Lait Québécois, Longueuil, Canada
Citation
Producteur de Lait Québécois, 2019, 39, 9, pp 15-17
Abstract

Dietary probiotics have been shown to benefit cattle production; however, little is known about how they affect beef cattle temperament and stress. Therefore, the objectives of this study were to evaluate how dietary probiotics impact beef cattle performance and stress. Two treatments were used for ...

Author(s)
Kelsey, A. J.; Colpoys, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 27, pp 8-14

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