Essays about: "management cattle"

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  1. 1. Hur kan mjölkkors välfärd påverkas av olika inhysningssystem?

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

    Author : Linnea Emmoth; [2020]
    Keywords : bete; beteende; fysiologi; hälsa; lösdrift; mjölkko; uppbundet; inhysningssystem; välfärd;

    Abstract : Djurvälfärd är ett aktuellt ämne som bland annat påverkas av djurets inhysningssystem. Syftet med detta kandidatarbete var att studera hur olika inhysningssystem påverkar mjölkkornas välfärd. Mjölkkor hålls i olika typer av inhysningssystem, inomhus i lösdrift, uppbundet inomhus, eller utomhus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management of pastures : what is affecting the farmers priority?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Karolina Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : pasture; natural pasture; environment subsidies; land leasing; grazing regimes; grazing management;

    Abstract : Natural pastures are important for the biological biodiversity. 2004 did we have 520 000 ha of pastures in Sweden according to the Swedish agency of agriculture, today we have 461 000 ha (Jordbruksverket, 2019). READ MORE

  3. 3. Field study of the drought’s impact on feeding strategy and biological parameters in early lactation dairy cattle

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

    Author : Mikaela Würtz; [2019]
    Keywords : dairy cattle; drought; energy balance; feeding; metabolism;

    Abstract : The summer of 2018 was unusually warm and dry. For animal production, this resulted in poor pastures, reduced harvests of crops, such as roughage and grains, and increased risk for heat stress in the animals. The drought led to problems as in shortage of animal feed, which made the feeding of dairy cattle difficult. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of a feruloyl esterase producing inoculant along with mechanical treatment prior to ensiling on fibre digestibility of grass silage

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

    Author : Kiros Kelkay Haile; [2019]
    Keywords : ryegrass; in vitro incubation; feruloyl esterase; ensiling; meadow fescue; fibre digestibility;

    Abstract : Plant fibre is the main portion of dairy cattle diets. It is also important in maintaining health and proper function of the rumen. However, digestibility of fibre is relatively low, and, in most cases, it is not more than 60%. In cell walls of grasses and cereals, lignin and hemicellulose are connected, forming a matrix. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seroprevalence of foot and mouth disease and peste des petits ruminants in small ruminants in Zambia on the border to Tanzania : Searching for common traits among seropositive herds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Lydia Mitternacht; [2019]
    Keywords : foot and mouth disease; peste des petits ruminants; sheep and goat plague; seroprevalence; small ruminants; Zambia; transboundary diseases; sheep; goats; FMD; PPR;

    Abstract : Foot and mouth disease (FMD) and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) are highly contagious viral diseases affecting sheep and goats all over the world. Small ruminants are often owned by poor small-scale farmers in the developing world, and several studies have identified them to be among the most important livestock species for the poor. READ MORE