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Cover for Mason's world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties.

The 6th edition of this book contains a list the donkey, cattle, goat, horse, pig, sheep and buffalo names and synonyms that may be encountered in the literature, including breeds and other identifiable groups, types and varieties that have a common origin or are similar in appearance or...

Author(s)
Porter, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241532)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behavioural principles of sheep handling.

Sheep handling, behaviour during handling and the stressfulness of different handling procedures are reviewed. There are both individual and breed differences in responses to isolation from other sheep. Isolation is also highly stressful for sheep which, as a species, have intense following and...

Author(s)
Hutson, G. D.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Design of sheep yards and shearing sheds.

Proven designs are presented for races and yards for handling sheep. The bugle and D-yard designs take advantage of the natural tendency of sheep to go back to where they came from. The yard designs will also work well for goats. A single, easy-tobuild drafting (sorting) race is also included, as...

Author(s)
Barber, A.; Freeman, R. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous livestock resources in a changing climate: Indian perspective.

Biological diversity, the variability of life on earth, exists in the form of different species and breeds within the animal kingdom. This diversity is created in the process of molecular/biochemical/metabolic reactions, and acts as a critical measure of adaptation in changing climatic conditions....

Author(s)
Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Pushpendra Kumar; Kush Shrivastava; Sahoo, N. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Breeds.

This chapter discusses evolution of both the domestic sheep and goats and its structure in UK's sheep and goat industry while presenting an alphabetical list and short description (origin and traits) of the different breeds of sheep and goats in UK and other parts of the world.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic influences on growth.

This chapter focused on the role of genetics in the growth of domestic animals, topics include: heritability of growth and growth-related traits, selection differential, generation interval and genetic gain, crossbreeding and hybrid vigour, undesirable genetic effects on growth and related traits,...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary treatment of sheep and goats.

Sheep and goats are farmed worldwide for meat, milk, skins and wool. This diverse range of uses means that many people rely on these animals as a source of income, food and warm clothing, though they can also be kept as pets. With an accessible structure designed for use in the field, this book...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780640037)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter presents the origin, history of domestication and breed development, economic importance, behaviour, management and welfare of sheep and goats.

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic aspects of resistance to ovine footrot.

Footrot of sheep is an infectious disease resulting from invasion of epidermal tissue of the hoof by a mixed group of bacteria, particularly Dichelobacter nodosus, a Gramnegative anaerobic bacterium. The disease may progress to separation of the sole, soft and hard horn from the underlying hoof...

Author(s)
Raadsma, H. W.; Conington, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935559)
Type
Book chapter

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