International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Table of Content: February 2015; 6(2)

February 2015

Milk composition of Chiapas sheep breed under grazing conditions

The objective of this study was to estimate and model the percentage of protein, fat, lactose, non-fatty solids and protein-fat relationship variation in a 90-day milking period, from 136 test-day milk yield records of 46 Chiapas ewes. Least square means were estimated using a mixed model with repeated measures considering year (2006 to 2007), lactation (2, 3, 4, 5), variety (white, brown and black) and the interaction...

Author(s): Karin Nicole Carrillo-Pineda, Reyes López-Ordaz, Adimelda del Carmen Méndez-Gómez, Marisela Peralta-Lailson, Raúl Ulloa-Arvizu and Carlos Gustavo Vázquez-Peláez

February 2015

Developing a farm audit to address the problems of stock welfare on small holder dairy farms in Asia

The welfare of an animal relates primarily to its ability to cope, firstly with its external environment, such as housing, handing by humans, weather and the presence of other animals, and secondly with its internal environment, such as specific injuries or illnesses and nutritional status. Direct animal measurements are good indicators of animals’ current well-being and help identify longer term animal welfare...

Author(s): J. B. Moran