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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 | 2,318 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 | 2,044 views
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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 | 1,776 views
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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 | 1,662 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 | 1,615 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 | 1,612 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 | 1,510 views
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 | 1,501 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 | 1,492 views
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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 | 1,490 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 | 1,467 views
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 | 1,442 views
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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 | 1,420 views
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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 | 1,363 views
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 | 1,347 views
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 | 1,338 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 | 1,326 views
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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 | 1,283 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 | 1,269 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 | 1,250 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 | 1,248 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 | 1,202 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 | 1,186 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 | 1,179 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 | 1,169 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 | 1,168 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 | 1,165 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 | 1,164 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 | 1,147 views
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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 | 1,139 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 | 1,129 views
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 | 1,123 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 | 1,120 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 | 1,119 views
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13 Apr 2018
Genetic parameters for longitudinal behavior and health indicator traits generated in automatic milking systems
Laura Viviana Santos, Kerstin Brügemann, Asja Ebinghaus, and Sven König
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 161–171, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-161-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-161-2018, 2018 | 1,116 views
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08 May 2018
Age-related changes in testicular parameters and their relationship to thyroid hormones and testosterone in male Murrah buffaloes
Vyankat Gangadhar Jadhav, Bagepalli Sathyanarayana Bharath Kumar, and Sujata Pandita
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 191–195, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-191-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-191-2018, 2018 | 1,107 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 | 1,107 views
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28 Jun 2018
Carcass characteristics and meat quality of Holstein-Friesian  ×  Hereford cattle of different sex categories and slaughter ages
Paulina Pogorzelska-Przybyłek, Zenon Nogalski, Monika Sobczuk-Szul, Cezary Purwin, and Dorota Kubiak
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 253–261, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-253-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-253-2018, 2018 | 1,102 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 | 1,095 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 | 1,093 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 | 1,092 views
02 Feb 2018
Identification of a novel 24 bp insertion–deletion (indel) of the androgen receptor gene and its association with growth traits in four indigenous cattle breeds
Haidong Zhao, Mingli Wu, Shuhui Wang, Xiaohui Yu, Ze Li, Ruihua Dang, and Xiuzhu Sun
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 71–78, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-71-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-71-2018, 2018 | 1,088 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 | 1,081 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 | 1,080 views
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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 | 1,080 views
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28 Mar 2018
The novel T755C mutation in BMP15 is associated with the litter size of Iranian Afshari, Ghezel, and Shal breeds
Hamid-Reza Amini, Amir Ajaki, Majid Farahi, Mitra Heidari, Ahmad Pirali, Mohsen Forouzanfar, and Shahin Eghbalsaied
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 153–160, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-153-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-153-2018, 2018 | 1,064 views
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13 Jun 2018
Body condition status at mating affects gestation length, offspring yield and return rate in ewes
Mehmet Akif Cam, Ali Vaiz Garipoglu, and Koray Kirikci
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 221–228, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-221-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-221-2018, 2018 | 1,058 views
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12 Oct 2018
Development of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers for the identification of Cholistani cattle
Muhammad Haseeb Malik, Muhammad Moaeen-ud-Din, Ghulam Bilal, Abdul Ghaffar, Raja Danish Muner, Ghazala Kaukab Raja, and Waqas Ahmad Khan
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 387–394, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-387-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-387-2018, 2018 | 1,057 views
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02 Jul 2018
Eight Y chromosome genes show copy number variations in horses
Haoyuan Han, Xin Zhang, Xiaocheng Zhao, Xiaoting Xia, Chuzhao Lei, and Ruihua Dang
Arch. Anim. Breed., 61, 263–270, https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-263-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-263-2018, 2018 | 1,046 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 | 1,046 views
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