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Genetic parameters and factors influencing survival to twenty-four hours after birth in Danish meat sheep breeds
In this study, influential factors and (co) variance components for survival to 24 h after birth were determined and estimated for Texel, Shropshire, and Oxford Down, the most common sheep breeds in Denmark. Data from 1992 ...
Brainstem auditory-evoked potential assessment of auditory function and congenital deafness in llamas (Lama glama) and alpacas (L pacos)
Auditory function of llamas and alpacas was assessed objectively by means of brainstem auditory-evoked response audiometry (BAER) to establish the normal hearing range and to test the hypothesis of a correlation between ...
In vitro and in vivo survival of mouse blastocysts after repeated vitrification with the open pulled straw (OPS) method
This study addresses the in vitro and in vivo survival of mouse embryos repeatedly vitrified by the OPS-technique of Vajta et al. (24). Of 225 vitrified blastocysts, after warming one third was cultured in vitro, the other ...
Assessment of beef production from Brahman x Thai native and Charolais x Thai native crossbred bulls slaughtered at different weights. I: Growth performance and carcass quality
(ELSEVIER SCI LTDElsevier, 2010)
Effects of genotype and slaughter weight on growth performance and carcass quality of Brahman x Thai native (BRA) and Charolais x Thai native (CHA) crossbred bulls were studied. Thirty-four BRA and 34 CHA bulls raised under ...
Muscle fiber characteristics and their relationship to water holding capacity of Longissimus dorsi muscle in Brahman and Charolais crossbred bulls
(The Asian-australasian Association of Animal, 2010)
Muscle fiber characteristics and their relationship to water-holding capacity of longissimus dorsi (ld) muscle were studied in Brahman (BRA) and Charolais (CHA) crossbred bulls fattened under practical farm conditions. ...
Does group size have an impact on welfare indicators in fattening pigs?
(Cambridge University Press (CUP): STM Journals, 2015)
Production systems for fattening pigs have been characterized over the last 2 decades by rising farm sizes coupled with increasing group sizes. These developments resulted in a serious public discussion regarding animal ...