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Eleven mid-lactation Holstein cows were milked twice daily during the first 2 experimental weeks. During wk 3 to 10, the cows were differentially milked: right quarters were milked thrice daily (3×) and left quarters were milked once daily (1×). During wk 11 to 14, all quarters were milked twice...

Author(s)
Toledo, I. M.; Zhao, X.; Lacasse, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2020, 103, 2, pp 1969-1981
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate the welfare status of high-producing Holstein dairy cows on commercial Croatian farms. Lying behavior data was collected from 278 dairy cows across four farms with varying milking parlors and housing systems in eastern Croatia for at least 3 days. Data...

Author(s)
Eberhart, N. L.; Krawczel, P. D.; Mijić, P.; Gantner, V.; Gregić, M.; Bobić, T.
Publisher
Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry, 2019, 35, 1, pp 13-24
Abstract

In the study of imported cattle Holstein breed which brought from Austria manifested in high genetic potential on dairy products under specific condition of Uzbekistan. The III and older lactation cattle milk yield made 1039,5 kg, output of butterfat made 74,5 kg, 4% of milk yield made 1861,3, live ...

Author(s)
Ashirov, M. I.; Donaev, Kh. A.; Ashirov, B. M.
Publisher
Redaktsiya zhurnala Zootekhniya, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Zootekhniya, 2018, No.8, pp 30-32
Abstract

With the exception of a detailed Directive for calves, the welfare of dairy cattle is not regulated by species-specific legislation in the European Union. Their basic protection falls under the provisions of Directive 98/58/EC, also known as the "General Farm Animals Directive". Article 3 of this...

Author(s)
Nalon, E.; Stevenson, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 12, pp 1066
Abstract

A review on the reasons for culling milk yielding animals such as the cow was discussed and highlights on the ways to improve the health and performance of the animal.

Author(s)
Siegenthaler, S.; Burren, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Fleckviehzuchtverband, Zollikofen, Switzerland
Citation
SwissHerdbook Bulletin, 2019, No.3, pp 28-29
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the study was to analyse the effect of age at first calving (AFC) on first lactation milk yield, lifetime milk production and longevity of dairy cows. The study used SYMLEK data on the milk yield and culling of 111 857 Polish Holstein-Friesian cows from the active population in...

Author(s)
Sawa, A.; Siatka, K.; Krężel-Czopek, S.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2019, 19, 1, pp 189-200
Abstract

Our objective was to compare the composition of bedding materials and manure, cow welfare and hygiene assessments, measures of milk production and quality, and incidence of mastitis during a 3-yr trial with lactating Holstein cows housed in a freestall barn containing 4 identical pens with 32...

Author(s)
Esser, N. M.; Su, H.; Coblentz, W. K.; Akins, M. S.; Kieke, B. A.; Martin, N. P.; Borchardt, M. A.; Jokela, W. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 7, pp 6682-6698
Abstract

For decades, reasons for culling of German dairy cows have been routinely recorded by the milk recording organizations. Some culling reasons are a direct reference to health traits, which have gained in importance over the recent years. The aim of this study is to determine the potential use of...

Author(s)
Heise, J.; Stock, K. F.; Rensing, S.; Simianer, H.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2018, 90, 1, pp 13-26
Abstract

Genome-wide association testing facilitates the identification of genetic variants associated with complex traits. Mapping genes that promote genetic resistance to mastitis could reduce the cost of antibiotic use and enhance animal welfare and milk production by improving outcomes of breeding for...

Author(s)
Jardim, J. G.; Guldbrandtsen, B.; Lund, M. S.; Sahana, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 3, pp 2199-2212
Abstract

Providing comfortable conditions for animals in dairy cattle breeding is an important task, as the amount of milk obtained depends on the physical and emotional state of the cows. Studies were conducted on the basis of dairy farm of Udmurtiya in 2018. Milking of the cows (184) was produced in a...

Author(s)
Kudrin, M. R.; Krasnova, O. A.; Shklyaev, A. L.; Shklyaev, K. L.; Nikolaev, V. A.
Publisher
Izdatel'ski Dom "Folium", Moscow, Russia
Citation
Agrarnaya Rossiya, 2019, No.3, pp 31-34

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