Essays about: "Sex ANIMAL"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Composition of water buffalo milk during the first period of lactation - relation to mozzarella cheese properties

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

    Author : Mokhtar Kashwa; [2016]
    Keywords : calcium content; calcium activity; caseins; protein; water buffalo;

    Abstract : Fresh buffalo milk is the raw material used traditionally to prepare mozzarella cheese by hand. The characteristic smooth texture of mozzarella is obtained through a unique step during its manufacturing process, which is plasticizing or stretching of the cheese curd in hot water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nutritional value of pastures in enclosure systems in semi-arid rangelands of Chepareria, West Pokot, Kenya

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

    Author : Ditte Löfqvist; [2016]
    Keywords : pasture; nutritional value; enclosure; fencing; pastoralism; agro- pastoralism; Kenya; West Pokot; Bete; näringsinnehåll; stängsling; inhägnad;

    Abstract : Of all pastoralists in the world 42 % are living in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). West Pokot is situated in the North Western part of Kenya where 45% of the farmers are pastoralist, 29% are agro-pastoralists and 26% have mixed-farming. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kalvningssvårigheter och dödfödslar hos SH och SRB

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

    Author : Karin von Schlanbusch; [2016]
    Keywords : kalvningssvårigheter; dödfödslar; foder; skötsel; calving difficulty; stillbirth; forage; management;

    Abstract : Over the past three decades, calf mortality has increased in Swedish Red and Swedish Holstein dairy cows. This is mainly due to the use of imported semen from Holstein bulls from US which has generated bigger calves and because of this, calving difficulty has increased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vilka egenskaper utmärker en bra hopphäst? : en analys av kvalitetsbedömningens hopprotokoll 1985-2005

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

    Author : Emilia Olsson; [2016]
    Keywords : SWB; Kvalitetsbedömning; arvbarhet; genetisk korelation; hoppförmåga; Riding Horse Quality Test; heritability; genetic correlation; jumping ability;

    Abstract : Det svenska varmblodet (SWB) avlas för att kunna vara konkurrenskraftig på internationella tävlingsbanor i hoppning, dressyr eller fälttävlan. Det är därför av hög vikt att rasen fortsätter att utvecklas för att kunna nå upp till denna nivå. Unghästar kan bedömas i två unghästtester, 3-årstest och kvalitetbedömning. READ MORE