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Behavioural activities and milk production of dairy cows are affected by their health status. This study shows the potential of using real-time monitoring of behavioural activities and milk yield production as indicator of health status of individual dairy cows. The study was carried out on a...

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Fernández, A. P.; Sloth, K. H.; Norton, T.; Klimpel, S.; Exdaktylos, V.; Berckmans, D.
Publisher
Organising Committee, CIGR 2016, Aarhus, Denmark
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CIGR-AgEng Conference, 26-29 June 2016, Aarhus, Denmark. Abstracts and Full papers, 2016, pp 1-5
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Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a common disease in cattle and wildlife, with major animal health, zoonotic and economic impacts. Most of the bTB data for the European Union concern the epidemiological situation, but comprehensive descriptions of the way in which surveillance is conducted in each...

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Rivière, J.; Strat, Y. le; Hendrikx, P.; Dufour, B.
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Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
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Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2014, No.66, pp 117-132
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Methane constitutes a significant loss of feed gross energy in ruminants, and there is an ongoing struggle for identifying feed and animal characteristics feasible for documentation of National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. The aim of the current study was to develop a model that predicts the methane ...

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Hellwing, A. L. F.; Weisbjerg, M. R.; Brask, M.; Alstrup, L.; Johansen, M.; Hymøller, L.; Larsen, M. K.; Lund, P.
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CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2016, 56, 2/3, pp 535-540
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Joint Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Sweden) genetic evaluations of female fertility traits are currently based on a multi-trait multi-lactation animal model for two trait groups. This enables straightforward re-evaluation of the fertility model with genomic information by the single-step (ssGBLUP)....

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Matilainen, K.; Koivula, M.; Strandén, I.; Aamand, G. P.; Mäntysaari, E. A.
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Interbull Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Interbull Bulletin, 2016, No.50, pp 71-75
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The aim of this paper was to contribute to the future prevention of women's occupational injuries in agriculture via identifying the main causes and circumstances related to these injuries. The study included analyses of existing data of occupational injuries during a five year period (2009-2013)...

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Geng, Q.; Lindahl, C.
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Ragusa SHWA, Catania, Italy
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Proceedings, IV International Conference Ragusa SHWA, "Safety Health and Welfare in Agriculture, Agro-food and Forestry Systems," September 8-11, 2015 Lodi, Italy, 2015, pp 179-188
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Kolstrup, C. L.
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Ragusa SHWA, Catania, Italy
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Proceedings, IV International Conference Ragusa SHWA, "Safety Health and Welfare in Agriculture, Agro-food and Forestry Systems," September 8-11, 2015 Lodi, Italy, 2015, pp 189
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Oliveira, V. H. S.; Sørensen, J. T.; Thomsen, P. T.
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Organising Committee, 18th International Symposium & 10th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Valdivia, Chile
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Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium & 10th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, November 22-25, 2015, Valdivia, Chile, 2015, pp 114
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Fiedler, A.; Christen, A. M.; Bergsten, C.; Burgstaller, J.; Capion, N.; Charfeddine, N.; Clarke, J.; Daniel, V.; Fjeldaas, T.; Heringstad, B.; Cramer, G.; Kofler, J.; Mueller, K.; Nielsen, P.; Oakes, E.; Ødegard, C.; O'Driscoll, K.; Pryce, J. E.; Steiner, A.; Stock, K. F.; Thomas, G.; Ulvshammar, K.; Holzhauer, M.; Cole, J.; Egger-Danner, C.; Döpfer, D.
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Organising Committee, 18th International Symposium & 10th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, Valdivia, Chile
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Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium & 10th Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, November 22-25, 2015, Valdivia, Chile, 2015, pp 160
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Using an AMS (Automatic Milking System) to obtain a good milk quality with low total bacterial count (TBC) in the bulk milk can be a challenge, but is manageable. A pre-survey within the AMS farms in Iceland, which had the lowest TBC in the bulk milk, showed that there are many similarities with...

Author(s)
Sigurdsson, S.
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NJF Latvia, Riga, Latvia
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"Nordic View to Sustainable Rural Development", Proceedings of the 25th NJF Congress, Riga, Latvia, 16-18 June 2015, 2015, pp 297-298
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Legislation in Sweden and Norway requires that dairy cattle have outdoor access in summertime. Pasture utilization can be challenging with high yielding cattle and large herd-sizes. Therefore, many farmers choose to offer their cows access to an exercise- and recreation area only, rather than a...

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Kismul, H.; Eriksson, T.; Höglind, M.; Næss, G.; Spörndly, E.
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NIBIO, Ås, Norway
Citation
The multiple roles of grassland in the European bioeconomy. Proceedings of the 26th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Trondheim, Norway, 4-8 September 2016, 2016, pp 137-139

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