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Cover for Genetic improvement of beef cattle.

This chapter discusses the breeding objectives, genetic resources and methods of genetic improvement used in beef cattle breeding. Focus is given on formulation of breeding objectives, breeding objectives for beef production systems, breed resources and crossbreeding, selection within breeds and...

Author(s)
Kinghorn, B. P.; Banks, R. G.; Simm, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Author(s)
Lehman, F.; Lauderdale, J. W.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Bovine Reproduction, 2015, pp 655-661
Abstract

This chapter reviews indications for blood transfusions and blood groups, as well as techniques used for the collection, processing, storage, and administration of blood products in cattle, small ruminants, New World camelids, and pigs. The use of blood products in food and fiber animal species is...

Author(s)
Credille, B. C.; Epstein, K. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Manual of veterinary transfusion medicine and blood banking, 2016, pp 321-333
Abstract

Author(s)
Vann, R. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Bovine Reproduction, 2015, pp 290-294
AbstractFull Text

The authors deal with the traumatic ailment of the reticulum as a health problem in cattle breeding in Slovenia. Across the world the traumatic reticuloperitonitis (TR) still presents a problem and a rather frequent diagnostic and treatment challenge. A diagnosis may be difficult for a field...

Author(s)
Zadnik, T.; Rakuljič-Zelov, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade and Servian Buiatrics Association, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
XIII Middle European Buiatrics Congress, Belgrade, Serbia, 5-8 June, 2013., 2013, pp 568-579
Abstract

Local and regional anesthesia are commonly used in farm animals as they are considered both safe and effective. Local anesthetic techniques are simple to perform and inexpensive and provide a reversible loss of sensation to a distinct area of the body. The cornual nerve block is one of the most...

Author(s)
Edmondson, M. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Farm animal anesthesia: cattle, small ruminants, camelids, and pigs, 2014, pp 136-154
Abstract

Genetic merit and phenotypic performance are generally predicted independently. Achieving further gains in production efficiency requires genetic and non-genetic fields of expertise work in an integrated manner to deliver new technologies. A study was undertaken using beef cattle to examine a...

Author(s)
Walmsley, B. J.; Kinghorn, B. P.; Oddy, V. H.; McPhee, M. J.; McKiernan, W. A.
Publisher
Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the Twentieth Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Translating Science into Action, Napier, New Zealand, 20th-23rd October 2013, 2013, pp 527-530
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minimizing environmental impacts of livestock production using diet optimization models.

This chapter presents some of the optimization modelling techniques that can be used to reduce the environmental impacts of livestock and assess the effects of environmental policies on the production system. Feed management practices that can reduce methane emissions and mineral excretion from...

Author(s)
Moraes, L. E.; Fadel, J. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veal calves.

This chapter presents the techniques applied by farmers to produce veal calves with whiter flesh or meat. Focus is given on intensive farming techniques, its advantages and disadvantages and economic and animal welfare issues.

Author(s)
Harrison, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642840)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Digital image analysis was performed to investigate its capability to determine morphological measurements of cattle. Morphological measurements of cattle are important in defining characteristics of the breed or productive and reproductive performance of the animals. Determination of morphological ...

Author(s)
Silva, S. R.; Cerqueira, J. O. L.; Silvestre, M.; Guedes, C.; Santos, V.; Silva, A.; Almeida, J. C.; Araújo, J. P.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
XV Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza 14 y 15 de mayo de 2013, 2013, pp 25-27

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