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Article published the April 24, 2020:

Not necessary high milk production needs to be related to lower fertility under heat stress conditions

Achieving high conception rate is one of the conditions for achieving efficient production of milk at farm level. For many years the Israeli dairy industry suffered, like other farms in warm countries, a signif...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the April 20, 2020:

The relationship between hours per day above THI threshold and cow's performance, under Israeli summer

Dairy sectors all over the world have been using the cattle heat load index (THI) as a mean of characterizing the climatic conditions to which cows are exposed. This is true when analyzing the results of experi...
Author/s :
Israel FlamenbaumYaniv Lavon
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Article published the December 30, 2019:

The use of the "summer to winter ratio" index, to assess the effect of summer heat stress on the performance of dairy cows in different regions of the USA

Summer heat stress causes significant economic losses to the U.S. livestock and especially the dairy industry. Different studies conducted in the United States indicate an annual loss of about $ 1.5 billion to ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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387 7
Article published the December 17, 2019:

The implementation of an intensive cooling system in a large scale dairy farm in South Russia

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows was developed over the last four decades in Israel, and are applied to a different degree of success in many farms in the world.  Cooling cows in the farm is ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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350 4
Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 1 - economic losses caused by heat stress.

Heat stress is considered one of the most influential factors in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the conferences and publications that I have published over the ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 2 - the economic benefits of cooling the cows in the summer.

Heat stress is considered an influential factor in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the first part of my article, previous to this, I described how heat stress im...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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350 1
Article published the September 2, 2019:

Toe necrosis and non-healing hoof lesions in commercial dairy herds in Argentina

Introduction Bovine lameness is an important condition in commercial dairy and beef operations worldwide. Its economic impacts include decreased reproductive performance and milk yield and increased culling ra...
Author/s :
Sergio Minini
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Article published the September 2, 2019:

Preventive Efficacy of a Topical Hoof Spray Disinfectant Solution

Introduction • Questions have risen on impact of many hoofbath chemicals on human health and the environment, and also concerns about water usage. • Topical spray disinfectant solutions are an inter...
Author/s :
Mario Lopez BenavidesSergio Minini
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216 1
Article published the July 12, 2019:

Effect of Mycotoxin on Reproductive Performance in Dairy Cattle

INTRODUCTION Mycotoxin contaminations pose growing problem in animal production from the economic and toxicological point of view (Marczuk et al., 2012). The adverse effects of mycotoxins manifest both on the ...
Author/s :
T. Ghattas
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Article published the June 27, 2019:

High impact and effectiveness of Gavac™ vaccine in the national program for control of bovine ticks Rhipicephalus microplus in Venezuela

Author/s :
Antonio Rojas
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178 4
 
 
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