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The Management and Associated Costs of Rearing Heifers on UK Dairy Farms from Weaning to Conception
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2015-07-09)
Dairy heifers only start to produce a return on investment at first calving. The length of the nonproductive rearing period is largely governed by farmer decisions on plane of nutrition and reproduction management. Primary ...
A study of dairy heifer rearing practices from birth to weaning and their associated costs on UK dairy farms
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2015-04-10)
There are many inputs into the dairy replacement herd which impact not only on the cost of rearing heifers from birth to first calving, but also on their future longevity and production potential. This study determined the ...
Analysis of the management and costs associated with rearing pregnant dairy heifers in the UK from conception to calving
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2015-10-16)
Good management of the pregnant heifer is crucial to ensure that she is well grown and healthy and calves down easily before joining the milking herd. This study collected primary data on all aspects of heifer management ...
Utility of mosquito surveillance data for spatial prioritization of vector control against dengue viruses in three Brazilian cities.
BACKGROUND: Vector control remains the primary defense against dengue fever. Its success relies on the assumption that vector density is related to disease transmission. Two operational issues include the amount by which ...
IKVAV-linked cell membrane-spanning peptide treatment induces neuronal reactivation following spinal cord injury
Spinal cord regeneration following treatment with a novel membrane-spanning peptide (MSP) expressing the isoleucine-lysine-valine-alanine-valine (IKVAV) epitope was assessed in Balb-c mice. After hemilaminectomy and ...
Prevalence of human papillomaviruses in the mouths of New Zealand women.
AIM: Human papillomavirus (HPV) in the oral cavity has been retrospectively associated with an increased risk of developing HPV-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). The aim of this study was to determine ...