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Article published the April 6, 2018:

Optimising milk fat strengthens dairy profits

Fat found in milk originates from three sources; de novo fatty acids synthesised in the milk gland of the cow (short-chain C4 to C14) comprise about 20-30% of total milk fatty acids, preformed fatty acids (long...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve BlezingerMelina Aparecida Bonato
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699 23
Article published the April 5, 2018:

Performance of Buffalo and Cow Calves During Pre-Weaning Period Under Same Managemental Conditions at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Introduction  The buffalo and cow calves born at the government livestock farms are usually given milk at the rate of 10% of their body for 8 weeks, and then tapering it off to zero at the end of 12th wee...
Author/s :
S. Bhatti
Statistics:
213 2
Article published the March 26, 2018:

Chemical composition and microbial quality of cow milk in urban and peri urban area of Dangila town, Western Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Introduction Milk is a liquid consisting of 86-87% water and this means that it is a bulky and heavy commodity. Milk is also produced on a daily basis. As a result, milk requires high cost transportation and t...
Author/s :
Bekele Aysheshim
Statistics:
440 6
Article published the March 22, 2018:

TNFa Altered Inflammatory Responses, Impaired Health and Productivity, but Did Not Affect Glucose or Lipid Metabolism in Early-Lactation Dairy Cows

Introduction The periparturient period in dairy cows is characterized by substantial metabolic stress, endocrine changes, depressed feed intake, and negative energy balance [1]. In response to these changes, d...
Author/s :
Barry BradfordLorraine M. Sordillo
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318 0
Article published the March 15, 2018:

Lameness in dairy heifers; impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

1. Introduction Lameness is one of the most significant diseases currently impacting on dairy cow health, welfare and productivity (Huxley, 2013). Since a first occurrence of lameness increases the future risk...
Author/s :
Jon HuxleyLaura Green
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278 0
Article published the March 15, 2018:

Changes in serum IgG and total protein concentrations in calves fed differing amounts of colostrum replacer

Introduction Acquisition of passive immunity is essential to calf health and growth. Provision of IgG using colostrum replacer (CR) products is increasingly common in the industry, but few data are available t...
Author/s :
Jim Quigley
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325 1
Article published the March 8, 2018:

Efficiency of a walk-through fly trap for Haematobia irritans control in milking cows in Uruguay

     
Author/s :
André Díaz PinoCecilia MiraballesEleonor CastroFranklin Riet Correa Amaral
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159 0
Article published the March 1, 2018:

C16:0 or Calcium soap for my cows? Humble comments for the frequently asked questions

Calcium salts of long chain fatty acids (Ca-LCFAs), and particularly those compounded by palm fatty acids (Ca-PFAD) are probably the most proven by researchers and field nutritionists. They are for sure one of ...
Author/s :
Alfredo J. Escribano
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823 12
Article published the March 1, 2018:

The effects of summer on milk production and its components, SCC and conception rate

The "Winter-Summer Ratio" report was developed by Dr. Israel Flamenbaum and Ephraim Ezra. This report reflects the gap in the performance of cows in different seasons and the ability of the individual farm to c...
Author/s :
Yaniv Lavon
Statistics:
500 4
Article published the February 22, 2018:

Evaluation of the limitations and methods to improve rapid phage-based detection of viable Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the blood of experimentally infected cattle

Background Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) is a slow-growing bacterium that causes Johne’s disease, a wasting disease in ruminants and other animals. A common test for Johne’s di...
Author/s :
Jon Huxley
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314 1
 
 
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