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Cover for Animal well-being on organic farms.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare requirements for organic farms; how to select genetic lines of animals that are suitable for organic farming; grazing more than one species on a pasture; understand the differences between EU, US and Canadian organic programmes and the importance of using...

Author(s)
Karreman, H. J.; Fulwider, W.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future of animal welfare - technological innovations for individualized animal care.

This chapter discusses the new technological solutions that can solve problems in animal reproduction management, activity and location tracking, feed and feed management and health and disease monitoring. Some practical and feasible commercial solutions that can address some of the issues...

Author(s)
Kaur, U.; Voyles, R. M.; Donkin, S.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peach and nectarine.

This chapter describes the origin, current areas of production, maturity and harvest indexes, quality and consumer preferences, fruit composition and health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, harvesting handling, packinghouse handling, chilling injury, physical damage, temperature...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Echeverría, G.; Manganaris, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and climatic environment.

This chapter discussed the different variables in the environment that affects the nutrition of rabbits. Among these variables are temperature, humidity, light, altitude, small and noise. In this chapter the variables temperature and humidity were given emphasis.

Author(s)
Cervera, C.; Carmona, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of CGIAR centre research on use of planted forages by tropical smallholders.

This chapter provides information on the common problems faced by livestock farmers in Africa and Asia, such as insufficient availability of high-quality feed, declines in grazing resources in response to the expansion of cultivated land and poor control over grazing rights, among others. The...

Author(s)
Duncan, A. J.; Peters, M.; Schultze-Kraft, R.; Thornton, P. K.; Teufel, N.; Hanson, J.; McIntire, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

This 288-page-book consists of eight chapters and is a practical manual for goat production systems covering: breeding and selection (chapters 1-3), feeding based on available crops and resources (chapter 4), and targeted preventative health care for increased productivity and income (chapters...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fibre digestion.

This chapter initially considers the definition and structure of the different classes of fibre and of cell wall constituents, followed by a description of some analytical methods employed for animal or human feeds. Second, the effects of fibre on rabbit digestion are described.

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Carabaño, R.; Abad-Guamán, R.; García, J.; Blas, C. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Probability.

This chapter defines the concept of probability and its application in animal production studies.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple linear regression.

This chapter discusses the application of multiple linear regression analysis to analyse the effects of two or more independent variables on a dependent variable in animal production studies.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
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