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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 ...
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 ...
BALLISTIC MODELING AND PATTERN TESTING TO PREVENT SEPARATION OF NEW ZEALAND FERTILIZER PRODUCTS
(AMER SOC AGRICULTURAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERS, 2015-05-01)
Reaction of introduced bean (phaeolus) accessions to the infestation by thielaviopsis basicola (berkeleuy & broome) under natural epiphytotic conditons
(Federal State Budget Scientific Institution, 2015)
A periodic phytopathology field monitoring was conducted on 35 introduced common bean (Phaseolus) accessions at Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute in 2014. The epiphytotic disease black root rot on the bean crops ...
Preferential sites for intramolecular glucosepane cross-link formation in type I collagen: A thermodynamic study
The extracellular matrix (ECM) undergoes progressive age-related stiffening and loss of proteolytic digestibility due to an increase in concentration of advanced glycation end products (AGEs). The most abundant AGE, ...
INTEGRATED FRAMEWORK FOR ENHANCING EARTHQUAKE RISK MITIGATION DECISIONS
(Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
The increasing scale of losses from earthquake disasters has reinforced the need for property owners to become proactive in seismic risk reduction programs. However, despite advancement in seismic design methods and ...