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Abstract

The present review aims to describe some of the important advances and new directions in livestock genetics, including dairy and beef cattle, small ruminants (sheep and goat), as well as pig. The goal is to combine scientific advances published during 2007 and 2008, providing a global overview on...

Author(s)
Garcia, J. F.; Fortes, M. R. S.; Porto Neto, L. R.; Boettcher, P. J.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Animal production and animal science worldwide: WAAP book of the year 2007, 2009, pp 53-58
Abstract

This paper presents the production system for each of the main species groups (dairy, pigs, beef, sheep and goats, poultry meat, and poultry egg production) on an individual basis as they exist in 2004 in the USA and Canada.

Author(s)
Bull, L. S.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 13-20
Abstract

This article discusses the current state of affairs for livestock production systems and the natural resources associated, with emphasis on dairy and beef cattle production. It is divided into 3 parts: animal agriculture (livestock and meat production, dairy cattle and milk production, and sheep...

Author(s)
González-Muñoz, S. S.; Mendoza-Martínez, G. D.; García Winder, M. J.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
WAAP book of the year, 2003: a review on developments and research in livestock systems, 2004, pp 217-232