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Changes in the composition and fatty acid profile of Najdi ewes’ milk before and after weaning

  • 2017
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 47
A.M. Matar, M. Ayadi, R. S. Aljumaah, I. A. Nehdi, H. M. Sbihi, A. Souli & M. A. Abouheif Page: 320 - 326

This trial aimed to study the changes in the yield, composition, and fatty acid (FA) profile of ewes’ milk during suckling and milking periods. Nineteen multiparous Najdi ewes were kept under identical management and feeding conditions during a 12-week trial…

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Effect of polymorphisms in the ABCG2, LEPR and SCD1 genes on milk production traits in Holstein cows

  • 2016
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 46
M. Soltani-Ghombavani, S. Ansari-Mahyari, M. Rostami, S. Ghanbari-Baghenoei & M.A. Edriss Page: 196 - 203

This study was performed to investigate the association between polymorphisms in the ABCG2 (ATP-binding cassette sub-family G member 2), LEPR (leptin receptor) and SCD1 (stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase 1) genes and milk production traits in Holstein dairy cows in Iran. The…

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Evaluation of genetic trends for traits of economic importance in South African Holstein cattle (Short communication)

  • 2014
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 44
N.I. Ramatsoma, C.B. Banga, M.D. MacNeil & A. Maiwashe Page: 85 - 89

Genetic evaluation for the South African dairy industry has kept pace with global advances in statistical methodology. Increasingly accurate estimated breeding values (EBVs), produced routinely in the past two or three decades, have aided selection decisions. This has been coupled…

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