Essays about: "goat for kids"

Found 5 essays containing the words goat for kids.

  1. 1. Milk yield and composition in Swedish landrace goats (Capra hircus) kept together with their kids in two different systems

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

    Author : Madeleine Högberg; [2011]
    Keywords : goats; milk yield; milk composition; casein; rearing systems; kids;

    Abstract : Swedish goats are mainly held for cheese production and therefore, both milk quality and composition are of great importance for dairymen. Today, only few data exists on milk composition from Swedish dairy goats and the casein content is still unknown. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social preference and diet learning in goat kids at pasture

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

    Author : Viveca Orve; [2011]
    Keywords : mother-young relationship; time budget study; hider vs. follower behaviour; diet learning; influence of the mother;

    Abstract : AbstractHerbivores can be classified into either hiders or followers depending on their postpartum behaviour. The two behaviour types affect the spatial relationship between the mother and her infant. Goats are seen as hiders, although the environment plays a central role when it comes to the behaviour. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of fresh or sun-dried cassava foliage on the growth performance of goats fed basal diets of gamba grass or sugar cane stalk

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

    Author : Bounthavone Kounnavongsa; [2010]
    Keywords : cassava foliage; gamba grass; goats; growth; sugar cane;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to study existing goat production systems in lowland Laos, to investigate the potential to intensify goat production by using locally available feed resources, such as sugar cane, as the basal diet, and supplementing with fresh and sun-dried cassava foliage as the major protein source in view of the lack of information concerning the risk of toxicity from feeding the fresh cassava foliage. Sixty goat farmers in four villages of Nongbok and Xe bangfai Districts in Khammuane Province were selected, and formal and informal interviews were used to get information about goat production systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Molasses and maize against GI nematodes : evaluating the effect of molasses and maize on the resilience and resistance against GI nematodes in browsing Criollo kids.

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Elisabet Frisendahl; [2008]
    Keywords : gastrointestinal parasites; Haemonchus contortus; goat; Mexico; maize; molasses;

    Abstract : Gastrointestinal parasites are a major problem for the holders of small ruminants in the tropics and sub-tropics. Anthelmintics have been used and abused to such an extent that a high degree of resistance has developed in many countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Smärtlindring hos killingar efter avhorning

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

    Author : Madeleine Högberg; [2008]
    Keywords : getter; killingar; avhorning; smärtlindring; NSAID; beteende;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) meloxicam in connection with dehorning of goat kids. Six 2-3,5 weeks old dehorned kids were given daily intramuscular injections of meloxicam (0,5 mg/kg; MG) and five age-matched dehorned kids were given isotonic NaCl (NG) for 3 days. READ MORE