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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 ...
A functional analysis of the 2012 Finnish Presidential elections.
(Redfame Publishing, 2016)
This study applied the functional theory of political campaign discourse, developed for political campaigns in the United States to two televised presidential debates in the 2012 presidential elections in Finland. Acclaims ...
Evaluating and developing an information literacy programme for MBA students
(Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, 2016)
Massey University has the longest continually-running Executive MBA programme in New Zealand which is specifically designed for managers who have substantial professional and managerial work experience (Massey University, ...
Culture as cure? The protective function of Māori cultural efficacy on psychological distress
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2015-09-07)
Māori, the indigenous peoples of New Zealand, continue to experience health disparities in comparison to other ethnic groups. Previous research suggests Māori who affiliate jointly as Māori and Pākehā (New Zealand European) ...
Using Observational Data to Estimate the Effect of Hand Washing and Clean Delivery Kit Use by Birth Attendants on Maternal Deaths after Home Deliveries in Rural Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
BACKGROUND: Globally, puerperal sepsis accounts for an estimated 8-12% of maternal deaths, but evidence is lacking on the extent to which clean delivery practices could improve maternal survival. We used data from the ...
Academic Dishonesty, Self-Control, and General Criminality: A Prospective and Retrospective Study of Academic Dishonesty in a New Zealand University
(LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC INC-TAYLOR & FRANCIS, 2012-01-01)