Article published the March 13, 2017
Milk quality is considered a welfare issue. Most dairy cooperatives have established quality-based payment programs to provide incentives to improve milk quality (Botaro et al. 2013). Total bacterial count, somatic cell count (SCC), and milk lipid and protein contents are some measurements that either result in the application of a penalty or in the receipt of a premium (Renau 2001). These ...
Article published the November 25, 2016
Cryptosporidiosis is a zoonotic protozoan disease that has a very broad and versatile geographic distribution including the Antarctic region . Cryptosporidium is the causative agent and infects mainly the intestinal tract and rarely the respiratory system of diverse species including human, ruminant, feline, canine, rodent, avian, reptile and fish. Transmission usually occ ...
Article published the October 28, 2016
Evaluation of serum or plasma electrolytes is important part of the blood chemistry profile in cattle. Potassium (K+) and sodium (Na+) are the major intracellular and extracellular cations, respectively.1 Chloride (Cl) is the major anion in extracellular fluid.1,2 Changes in serum/plasma chloride concentration are generally parallel to those of sodium.
Participation in Forum on September 26, 2012
Thank you very much for this information. I wish the author also presented feed resources and amount of feed utilized fo such production by countries. Of course, one can estimate from these figures. It is also good to know variabilities in feedstuffs because some countries depend on imported feedstaffs. Thank you again for such a great update on laying hen production figures
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October 25, 2011
Video published on October 22, 2011
Dr. Armagan Hayirli, Associate Professor at the Atatürk University, Turkey was present at the 34th Congress of Animal Production to present three posters about dairy nutrition.