Essays about: "ANIMAL Sex"

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  1. 1. Genetisk variation hos svenska lantrashöns

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Thomas Englund; [2016]
    Keywords : svenska lantrashöns; mitokondrie-DNA; ursprung; släktskap; genetisk variation;

    Abstract : Redan i början av 1800-talet beskrevs svenska tamhöns i litteratur som allmänt förekommande och de utmärkte sig bland annat för att vara väldigt varierande. Under 1980-talet bildades föreningen Svenska Lanthönsklubben för att bevara gårdsflockar av höns från olika delar av landet med ursprung i de gamla bondhönsen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Plasma insulin concentrations in Icelandic Horses, individual variations and effects of management practices

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Juan Carlos Rey Torres; [2016]
    Keywords : insulin; pre-exercise; BCS; concentrate;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to describe pre-exercise basal plasma insulin variation levels in a group of Icelandic horses considered to be healthy on Iceland. A second aim was to investigate possible correlations between basal plasma insulin levels and individual factors like sex, age, body weight, body condition score (BCS), height and management practices such level of training, travel time before competition, forage and concentrate consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pilotstudie av hästars användning av en ligghall i ett lösdriftssystem

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Catarina Bengtsson; Camilla Eriksson; [2016]
    Keywords : ligghall; lösdrift; beteende; häst;

    Abstract : Different types of loose housing systems are becoming more common, primarily with the aim to increase the welfare of the horses. According to Swedish Animal Welfare legislation, horses kept outside all year around must have access to a shelter during the cold season, for protection against cold, rain and wind. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of three colostrum-feeding methods on the behaviour and management of dairy calves

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Ida Lundmark; [2016]
    Keywords : management; behaviour; suckling; bottle; oesophageal tube;

    Abstract : Saving time and money are always important considerations in the agricultural sector and in dairy farming the calves’ management plays a central role. One of the most important aspects of rearing calves is the colostrum-feeding routines and several studies have come to the same conclusion that the volume fed, quality of milk fed and when the calves are fed after parturition, are the three most important aspects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breeding and herd structure in livestockbased agropastoralism systems in Chepareria, West Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Freja Engström; [2016]
    Keywords : breeding strategy; herd structure; crossbreeding; animal production; livestock-based; agro-pastoralism; Chepareria; West Pokot; Kenya;

    Abstract : The development towards a sustainable agro-pastoralism started late in Chepareria Division, Kenya, but is today moving fast. The livestock-based agro-pastoralists widely apply crossbreeding with imported exotic breeds for rapid performance improvements. READ MORE