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Inbreeding depression is a growing concern in livestock because it can detrimentally affect animal fitness, health, and production levels. Genomic information can be used to more effectively capture variance in Mendelian sampling, thereby enabling more accurate estimation of inbreeding, but further ...

Author(s)
Baes, C. F.; Makanjuola, B. O.; Miglior, F.; Marras, G.; Howard, J. T.; Fleming, A.; Maltecca, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 3, pp 2807-2817
Abstract

In most countries producing milk, industry- or other stakeholder-driven initiatives are in place to improve welfare and overall dairy farming sustainability. Those initiatives typically include a system of verification of reaching targets and progress over time. Reliable indicators are a...

Author(s)
Vasseur, E.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 95, 3, pp 1365-1371
Abstract

Early detection of post-calving health problems is critical for dairy operations. Separating sick cows from the herd is important, especially in robotic-milking dairy farms, where searching for a sick cow can disturb the other cows' routine. The objectives of this study were to develop and apply a...

Author(s)
Steensels, M.; Antler, A.; Bahr, C.; Berckmans, D.; Maltz, E.; Halachmi, I.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2016, 10, 9, pp 1493-1500
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Exposure of livestock to high heat loads negatively affects animal productivity. In dairy cattle genetic selection to improve tolerance to heat stress (HS) through quantitative approaches has made use of milk production records together with meteorological information for the test date. The main...

Author(s)
Carabaño, M. J.
Publisher
Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, 2016, 24, 2, pp 69-73
Abstract

Sheep and goat production is an important economic activity in Spain with an increasing interest in milk production. Multiovulation and Embryo Transfer (MOET) and In vitro Embryo Production (IVEP) are assisted reproductive technologies aimed at increasing the genetic diffusion of females. In vitro...

Author(s)
Paramio, M. T.; Izquierdo, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2014, 49, s4, pp 37-48
Abstract

A total of 51 abstracts covering recent developments and research on transgenic animals are included in this section. Focus is given on the use of transgenic animals as models of human diseases as well as in improving disease resistance and production in livestock and laboratory animals. Among the...

Author(s)
Whitelaw, B.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Transgenic Research, 2014, 23, 1, pp 187-210
Abstract

Due to many factors, milch animals generally produce lower than their potential in Balochistan. The buffalo though small in number, is confined to canal-irrigated districts of the province while the indigenous cattle have lower milk production potential. On the other hand Balochistan has a success...

Author(s)
Kakar, M. A.; Raziq, A.; Masood-ul-Haq, K.; Faqir, M.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Department of Livestock Management, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2008, 45, 2, pp 259-262
Abstract

The objective of this survey was to study the profile of livestock, extent of livestock management, production systems, product consumption, marketing and their contribution in poverty alleviation and nutritional improvement in sub-urban areas of Faisalabad city. Approximately 35 respondents from...

Author(s)
Samrina Akhtar; Muhammad Younas; Arshad Iqbal; Alam, M. Z.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Department of Livestock Management, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2008, 45, 2, pp 381-385
Abstract

The method of pregnancy diagnosis from milk progesterone is described, and preliminary work is reported on pregnancy diagnosis from progesterone concentration in the saliva.

Author(s)
Döbeli, M.; Zerobin, K.
Publisher
Ames, Iowa, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, June 13-15, 1983., 1983, pp 127-128

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