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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 | 2,077 views
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 | 1,575 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 | 1,531 views
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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 | 1,529 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 | 1,503 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 | 1,439 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 | 1,375 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 | 1,337 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 | 1,264 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 | 1,252 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 | 1,230 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 | 1,228 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 | 1,209 views
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 | 1,187 views
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 | 1,113 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 | 1,104 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 | 1,097 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 | 1,082 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 | 1,079 views
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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 | 1,075 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 | 1,072 views
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 | 1,070 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 | 1,061 views
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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 | 1,049 views
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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 | 1,048 views
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 | 1,027 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 | 1,027 views
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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 | 1,013 views
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 | 999 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 | 968 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 | 964 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 | 947 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 | 947 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 | 941 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 | 930 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 | 904 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 | 897 views
04 Mar 2015
Two novel linkage SNPs of VLDLR gene intron 11 are associated with laying traits in two quail populations
Y. Wu, J. S. Pi, A. L. Pan, J. P. Du, J. Shen, Y. J. Pu, and Z. H. Liang
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 1-6, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-1-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-1-2015, 2015 | 888 views
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 | 887 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 | 883 views
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09 Mar 2015
Effects of age at first access to range area on pecking behaviour and plumage quality of free-range layer chickens
M. Petek, E. Topal, and E. Cavusoglu
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 85-91, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-85-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-85-2015, 2015 | 882 views
17 Feb 2016
Effects of γ-aminobutyric acid on the tissue structure, antioxidant activity, cell apoptosis, and cytokine contents of bursa of Fabricius in chicks under heat stress
Zhong Chen, Yong-Wei Zhou, Chen Liang, Ying-Ya Jiang, and Li-Jin Xie
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 97-105, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-97-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-97-2016, 2016 | 867 views
25 Nov 2015
Comparison of the effects of basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oil, avilamycin and protexin on broiler performance, blood biochemistry and carcass characteristics
S. R. Riyazi, Y. Ebrahimnezhad, S. A. Hosseini, A. Meimandipour, and A. Ghorbani
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 425-432, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-425-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-425-2015, 2015 | 855 views
29 Jun 2015
Effect of feeding liquid milk supplement on litter performances and on sow back-fat thickness change during the suckling period
G. Novotni-Dankó, P. Balogh, L. Huzsvai, and Zs. Győri
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 229-235, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-229-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-229-2015, 2015 | 846 views
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26 Jan 2016
Effects of parity and season on pregnancy rates after the transfer of embryos to repeat-breeder Japanese Black beef cattle
T. Ono, T. Isobe, Y. Morita, L. T. K. Do, F. Tanihara, M. Taniguchi, M. Takagi, and T. Otoi
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 45-49, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-45-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-45-2016, 2016 | 844 views
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17 Jan 2017
Effects of nanoencapsulated aloe vera, dill and nettle root extract as feed antibiotic substitutes in broiler chickens
Amir Meimandipour, Ali Nouri Emamzadeh, and Ali Soleimani
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 1-7, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-1-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-60-1-2017, 2017 | 835 views
10 Aug 2015
Association of non-synonymous SNPs of OPN gene with litter size traits in pigs
T. Kumchoo and S. Mekchay
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 317-323, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-317-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-317-2015, 2015 | 824 views
01 Jun 2016
Estimation of variance components of milk, fat, and protein yields of Tunisian Holstein dairy cattle using Bayesian and REML methods
Hafedh Ben Zaabza, Abderrahmen Ben Gara, Hedi Hammami, Mohamed Amine Ferchichi, and Boulbaba Rekik
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 243-248, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-243-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-243-2016, 2016 | 820 views
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19 Jan 2016
Effects of perch availability on performance, carcass characteristics, and footpad lesions in broilers
Z. Kiyma, K. Küçükyılmaz, and A. Orojpour
Arch. Anim. Breed., 59, 19-25, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-19-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-59-19-2016, 2016 | 803 views
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04 Mar 2015
The effect of naked oats (Avena nuda L.) used in feeding gilts on their sexual activity
B. Szostak, A. Stasiak, and Ł. Przykaza
Arch. Anim. Breed., 58, 7-11, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-7-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-58-7-2015, 2015 | 793 views
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