Essays about: "freja engström"

Found 2 essays containing the words freja engström.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The genetic background of oxytocin and its importance for maternal behaviour of sows

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

    Author : Freja Engström; [2014]
    Keywords : Oxytocin; sow; maternal behaviour; milk let-down; nest building; aggressiveness; litter size; mortality; crushing;

    Abstract : Oxytocin is today widely spoken of as a "feel good" hormone. Recent research has increased interest in the hormone and its role in social and sexual interactions, as well as its importance for complex behavioral patterns. There is evidence that oxytocin is released during physical contact and is said to suppress anxiety and stress. READ MORE