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07 Jul 2015
Review of the assessment of animal welfare with special emphasis on the "Welfare Quality® animal welfare assessment protocol for growing pigs"
I. Czycholl, K. Büttner, E. grosse Beilage, and J. Krieter
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 237–249, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-237-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-237-2015, 2015 | 2,181 views
23 Jan 2018
Invited review: Reproductive and genomic technologies to optimize breeding strategies for genetic progress in dairy cattle
Allison Fleming, Emhimad A. Abdalla, Christian Maltecca, and Christine F. Baes
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 43–57, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-43-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-43-2018, 2018 | 1,769 views
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04 Dec 2015
Molecular cloning, sequence identification, polymorphism and association of the porcine SPATS2L gene
D. Yang and Y. Liu
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 445–449, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-445-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-445-2015, 2015 | 1,594 views
26 Apr 2016
The effect of different levels of diet total volatile nitrogen on performance, carcass characteristics and meat total volatile nitrogen in broiler chickens
Farhad Fallah, Yahya Ebrahimnezhad, Naser Maheri-Sis, and Mohammad Ghasemi-Sadabadi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 191–199, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-191-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-191-2016, 2016 | 1,582 views
04 Mar 2015
Genetics of cattle temperament and its impact on livestock production and breeding – a review
J. Friedrich, B. Brand, and M. Schwerin
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 13–21, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-13-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-13-2015, 2015 | 1,562 views
04 Mar 2015
Sex of offspring influences metabolism during early transition period in dairy cows
D. Alberghina, G. Piccione, C. Giannetto, M. Morgante, and M. Gianesella
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 73–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-73-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-73-2015, 2015 | 1,476 views
04 Mar 2015
Genetic diversity in Hucul and Polish primitive horse breeds
M. Mackowski, S. Mucha, G. Cholewinski, and J. Cieslak
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 23–31, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-23-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-23-2015, 2015 | 1,425 views
14 Jun 2016
Differential expression of six genes in fat-type Hungarian Mangalica and other pigs
Károly Tempfli, Barbara Kiss, Klaudia Szalai, Zoltán Simon, László Pongrácz, and Ágnes Bali Papp
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 259–265, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-259-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-259-2016, 2016 | 1,369 views
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08 Nov 2016
Effect of the glycogen synthase 1 (GYS1) mutation on performance traits in 169 Noriker draft horse stallions – a retrospective study
Thomas Druml, Gertrud Grilz-Seger, and Gottfried Brem
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 453–459, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-453-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-453-2016, 2016 | 1,344 views
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31 Jul 2015
Effects on performance and eggshell quality of particle size of calcium sources in laying hens' diets with different Ca concentrations
S. Świątkiewicz, A. Arczewska-Włosek, J. Krawczyk, M. Puchała, and D. Józefiak
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 301–307, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-301-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-301-2015, 2015 | 1,301 views
13 Feb 2018
Invited review: Genetic and genomic mouse models for livestock research
Danny Arends, Deike Hesse, and Gudrun A. Brockmann
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 87–98, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-87-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-87-2018, 2018 | 1,283 views
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16 Jan 2018
Effects of different floor housing systems on the welfare of fast-growing broilers with an extended fattening period
Enver Çavuşoğlu, Metin Petek, İbrahima Mahamane Abdourhamane, Ahmet Akkoc, and Ersin Topal
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 9–16, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-9-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-9-2018, 2018 | 1,270 views
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27 Jan 2016
Genetic diversity of domesticated and wild Sudanese guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) based on microsatellite markers
C. Weimann, N. M. Eltayeb, H. Brandt, I. A.-S. Yousif, M. M. Abdel Hamid, and G. Erhardt
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 59–64, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-59-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-59-2016, 2016 | 1,269 views
18 Jan 2018
Invited review: Resource inputs and land, water and carbon footprints from the production of edible protein of animal origin
Gerhard Flachowsky, Ulrich Meyer, and Karl-Heinz Südekum
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 17–36, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-17-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-17-2018, 2018 | 1,252 views
27 Mar 2015
Changes in milking parameters with robotic milking
B. Sitkowska, D. Piwczyński, J. Aerts, and M. Waśkowicz
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 137–143, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-137-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-137-2015, 2015 | 1,244 views
04 Apr 2017
Analysis of multivariate relations among birth weight, survivability traits, growth performance, and some important factors in Suffolk lambs
Martin Ptáček, Jaromír Ducháček, Luděk Stádník, Josef Hakl, and Milena Fantová
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 43–50, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-43-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-43-2017, 2017 | 1,240 views
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17 Mar 2015
Effects of the level and duration of feeding restriction on carcass components of broilers
H. Jahanpour, A. Seidavi, A. A. A. Qotbi, R. Van Den Hoven, S. Rocha e Silva, V. Laudadio, and V. Tufarelli
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 99–105, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-99-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-99-2015, 2015 | 1,208 views
29 Sep 2017
Invited review: Genome-wide association analysis for quantitative traits in livestock – a selective review of statistical models and experimental designs
Markus Schmid and Jörn Bennewitz
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 335–346, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-335-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-335-2017, 2017 | 1,204 views
12 Jul 2016
Difference in fatty acid composition and related nutritional indices of meat between two lines of slow-growing chickens slaughtered at different ages
Teodora Popova, Maya Ignatova, Evgeni Petkov, and Nikola Stanišić
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 319–327, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-319-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-319-2016, 2016 | 1,140 views
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07 Jun 2017
The relationships between transforming growth factors β and free thyroxine and progesterone in the ovarian cysts, preovulatory follicles, and the serum of sows
Tomasz Stankiewicz
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 131–136, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-131-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-131-2017, 2017 | 1,135 views
07 Oct 2015
Utility of several microsatellite markers for the genetic characterisation of three ex situ populations of threatened caprine taxa (Capra aegagrus, C. cylindricornis and C. falconeri)
E. Levý, L. Putnová, R. Štohl, K. Svobodová, J. Matoušková, J. Robovský, J. Lamka, I. Vrtková, and M. Ernst
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 365–372, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-365-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-365-2015, 2015 | 1,135 views
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01 Mar 2016
The effect of feeding system on slaughter-carcass characteristics, meat quality, and fatty acid composition of lambs
Serhat Karaca, Ayhan Yılmaz, Aşkın Kor, Mehmet Bingöl, İsa Cavidoğlu, and Gazel Ser
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 121–129, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-121-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-121-2016, 2016 | 1,123 views
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28 Jun 2016
Ratings of equine conformation – new insights provided by shape analysis using the example of Lipizzan stallions
Thomas Druml, Maximilian Dobretsberger, and Gottfried Brem
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 309–317, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-309-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-309-2016, 2016 | 1,113 views
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15 Jan 2016
Sex influence on genetic expressions of early growth in Afshari lambs
F. Ghafouri-Kesbi and D. R. Notter
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 9–17, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-9-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-9-2016, 2016 | 1,103 views
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19 Apr 2018
Genetic background of coat colour in sheep
Anna Koseniuk, Katarzyna Ropka-Molik, Dominika Rubiś, and Grzegorz Smołucha
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 173–178, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-173-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-173-2018, 2018 | 1,098 views
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10 Jul 2015
Breeding criteria and willingness to pay for improved Azawak zebu sires in Niger
S. Siddo, N. Moula, I. Hamadou, M. Issa, H. Marichatou, P. Leroy, and N. Antoine-Moussiaux
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 251–259, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-251-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-251-2015, 2015 | 1,097 views
30 Oct 2018
Body weight prediction using body size measurements in Fleckvieh, Holstein, and Brown Swiss dairy cows in lactation and dry periods
Leonhard Gruber, Maria Ledinek, Franz Steininger, Birgit Fuerst-Waltl, Karl Zottl, Martin Royer, Kurt Krimberger, Martin Mayerhofer, and Christa Egger-Danner
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 413–424, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-413-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-413-2018, 2018 | 1,086 views
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04 Jan 2018
A novel 12 bp deletion within goat LHX4 gene significantly affected litter size
Hailong Yan, Fei Zhang, Ke Wang, Jinwang Liu, Haijing Zhu, Chuanying Pan, and Lei Qu
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 1–8, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-1-2018, 2018 | 1,068 views
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11 Nov 2015
Heat shock protein 70 mRNA expression and immune response of heat-stressed finishing broilers fed propolis (bee glue) supplementation
S. M. Hosseini, M. Afshar, S. Ahani, and M. Vakili Azghandi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 407–413, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-407-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-407-2015, 2015 | 1,056 views
28 Apr 2015
Quantitative analysis of RNA abondance for CTCF during reprogramming of bovine embryo from oocyte to blastocyst
M. Amiri Roudbar, H. Dehghani, M. Tahmoorespur, A. Zahmatkesh, H. Adeldust, S. Ansari Majd, and M. Daliri Joupari
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 171–175, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-171-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-171-2015, 2015 | 1,055 views
02 Feb 2016
Comparison of breeding values among cows with exceptional longevity and their contemporary herdmates in German Holsteins
K. Abfalter, W. Brade, and O. Distl
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 71–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-71-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-71-2016, 2016 | 1,053 views
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04 Mar 2015
The impact of season, parity and breed on selected reproductive performance parameters of sows
D. Knecht, S. Środoń, and K. Duziński
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 49–56, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-49-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-49-2015, 2015 | 1,027 views
17 Jun 2016
Effects of mannan oligosaccharide and Curcuma xanthorrhiza essential oil on the intestinal morphologyand stress indicators of broilers subjected to cyclic heat stress
Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, Hasan Nazarizadeh, Saeede Ahani, and Masoume Vakili Azghandi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 285–291, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-285-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-285-2016, 2016 | 993 views
01 Jun 2018
The impact of QTL allele frequency distribution on the accuracy of genomic prediction
Pourya Davoudi, Rostam Abdollahi-Arpanahi, and Ardeshir Nejati-Javaremi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 207–213, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-207-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-207-2018, 2018 | 992 views
13 Aug 2015
Growth performance, carcass traits and physical properties of chicken meat as affected by genotype and production system
J. Batkowska, A. Brodacki, G. Zięba, J. O. Horbańczuk, and M. Łukaszewicz
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 325–333, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-325-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-325-2015, 2015 | 991 views
04 May 2016
Physiological differences between twin and single-born lambs and kids during the first month of life
Francesco Fazio, Francesca Arfuso, Elisabetta Giudice, Claudia Giannetto, and Giuseppe Piccione
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 201–207, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-201-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-201-2016, 2016 | 991 views
15 Apr 2016
Association of heat shock protein 70 gene polymorphisms with acute thermal tolerance, growth, and egg production traits of native chickens in Taiwan
Hsiao-Mei Liang, Der-Yuh Lin, Yan-Der Hsuuw, Tsung-Ping Huang, Hsiu-Luan Chang, Cheng-Yung Lin, Hsi-Hsun Wu, and Kuo-Hsiang Hung
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 173–181, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-173-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-173-2016, 2016 | 985 views
21 Jan 2016
Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of pork using different protein sources in pig feed
K. Reckmann, R. Blank, I. Traulsen, and J. Krieter
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 27–36, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-27-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-27-2016, 2016 | 966 views
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07 Feb 2018
Association of body shape with amount of Arabian genetic contribution in the Lipizzan horse
Thomas Druml, Michaela Horna, Gertrud Grilz-Seger, Maximilian Dobretsberger, and Gottfried Brem
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 79–85, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-79-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-79-2018, 2018 | 960 views
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14 Jun 2018
Possible mathematical definitions of the biological term “breed”
Gregor Langer
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 229–243, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-229-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-229-2018, 2018 | 956 views
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26 Jan 2016
The effect of sex, carcass mass, back fat thickness and lean meat content on pork ham and loin characteristics
D. Knecht and K. Duziński
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 51–57, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-51-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-51-2016, 2016 | 947 views
24 May 2018
Relationships between milk protein polymorphisms and production traits in cattle: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Memis Ozdemir, Sinan Kopuzlu, Mehmet Topal, and Omer Cevdet Bilgin
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 197–206, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-197-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-197-2018, 2018 | 928 views
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15 Jan 2016
Meta-analysis of intramuscular fatty acid composition of Mediterranean lambs
A. Kaić, B. Mioč, A. Kasap, and K. Potočnik
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 1–8, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-1-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-1-2016, 2016 | 920 views
27 Feb 2018
Effect of pig genotypes from Slovak and Polish breeds on meat quality
Ondrej Debrecéni, Petra Lípová, Ondřej Bučko, Aleksandra Cebulska, and Wojciech Kapelánski
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 99–107, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-99-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-99-2018, 2018 | 919 views
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02 Mar 2018
Quality and mineral composition of eggs from hens supplemented with copper-lysine chelate
Antoni Brodacki, Justyna Batkowska, Anna Stępniowska, Eliza Blicharska, and Kamil Drabik
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 109–113, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-109-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-109-2018, 2018 | 919 views
02 Aug 2016
Effect of ground fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum-graecum) on feed consumption and milk performance in Anatolian water buffaloes
Taskin Degirmencioglu, Halil Unal, Selda Ozbilgin, and Hasan Kuraloglu
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 345–349, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-345-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-345-2016, 2016 | 919 views
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22 Jan 2018
Relationship between different livestock managements and stress response in dairy ewes
Vincenzo Carcangiu, Francesca Arfuso, Sebastiano Luridiana, Claudia Giannetto, Maria Rizzo, Pier Paolo Bini, and Giuseppe Piccione
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 37–41, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-37-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-37-2018, 2018 | 918 views
20 Apr 2018
Effects of egg weight and in ovo injection of α-tocopherol on chick development, hatching performance, and lipid-soluble antioxidant concentrations in quail chick tissues
Elif Babacanoğlu, Mehmet Reşit Karageçili, and Filiz Karadaş
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 179–189, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-179-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-179-2018, 2018 | 914 views
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14 Jun 2018
The effect of the addition of wet brewers grain to the diet of lambs on body weight gain, slaughter valueand meat quality
Aurelia Radzik-Rant, Witold Rant, Roman Niżnikowski, Marcin Świątek, Żaneta Szymańska, Magdalena Ślęzak, and Tomasz Niemiec
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 245–251, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-245-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-245-2018, 2018 | 912 views
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08 Mar 2018
Effects of total replacement of soybean meal and corn on ruminal fermentation, volatile fatty acids, protozoa concentration, and gas production
Amani Bahri, Marga Joy, Mireia Blanco, Juan Ramon Bertolin, Marouen Amaraoui, and Hamadi Rouissi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 123–130, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-123-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-123-2018, 2018 | 912 views
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