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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Attityder till förebyggande djurhälsovård hos lantbrukare och anställda inom mjölkproduktionen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Josefin Gunnarsson; [2016]
    Keywords : lantbrukare; attityder; förebyggande djurhälsovård; mjölkkor;

    Abstract : Svenska mjölkkobesättningar har genomgått stora förändringar under det senaste seklet. Besättningarna har blivit färre men större, inhysningssystemet har gått från enbart uppbundet till mer lösdriftsystem och därmed har mjölkningssystemen ändrats. READ MORE