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  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Francesca Tulli; Ivana Balenovic; Maria Messina; Emilio Tibaldi;
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    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    The effect of the farming system on biometry traits and dressing out yield were inves- tigated in market-size European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) cultured extensively or intensively in sea cages or land-based basins. Fish external appearences and shapes were studie...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Anderson Antonio Carvalho Alves; A. M. B. O. Lobo; Olivardo Facó; Luciano Pinheiro da Silva; R. N. B. Lobo;
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    Made available in DSpace on 2018-12-11T16:44:43Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 0 Previous issue date: 2016-11-02 The aim of this study was to estimate the genetic parameters for the ability of a sheep to rank among the top three in its age category (ABI3) and for its total ...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Michela Minero; Elisabetta Canali;
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    Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

    The largest proportion of the world’s horses are still used for work in agriculture and traction, however in the western countries they are increasingly kept for recreational and social purposes, breeding, sport and competition. It is often assumed that horses enj...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
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    Authors:
    Massimo Mecatti; Paola Lupi; Giuliana Parisi; G. Giorgi; D. Michelotti; Ilaria Galigani; Bianca Maria Poli;
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    AbstractThe farming of captured wild red tuna (Thunnus thynnus) presents remarkable interest and by now more than one half of tuna caught in the Mediterranean Sea are finished in the fattening cages. The rearing of this species generally does not imply a significant gro...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    José Rivas; José Perea; Elena Angón; Cecilio Barba; Martiña Morantes; Rafaela Dios-Palomares; Antón García;
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    Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

    Castilla La Mancha is a Spanish region where sheep farming system is traditionally pasture-based. Recently, this territory has undergone a recession of dairy sheep activity, which changed the type and intensity of land utilization and led to environmental and landscape ...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
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    Authors:
    Severino Segato; Giorgio Marchesini; Igino Andrighetto;
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    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    Referring to the Destra Brenta district (Veneto Region, Italy) two farming systems were considered: grassland-hay (H) vs. arable land-silage maize (M). Manure and crop products belonged to an internal flow, thus an annual farm gate balance of nitrogen (N) was carried ou...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
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    Authors:
    Giangiacomo Lorenzini; Clara Sargentini; P. Degl’Innocenti; Andrea Martini; Alessandro Giorgetti;
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    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    Farm structure is one of the principle components that influence profit, sustainability and survival of a herd, especially in endangered breeds. The sustainability of these herds is based on the capability to take advantage of specific niches of the market, of specific ...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    S. Mattii; B. Tommei; M. Pasquini;
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    Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

    Water buffalo milk reproductive and productive traits are fundamental to evaluate farm efficiency and dairy economy. Due to the buffalo cows’ long life these aspects are also important to assess the improvement of genetic animal potential and to reach optimal prod...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
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    Authors:
    S. K. Ranjhan;
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    Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

    INTRODUCTION Livestock is one of the important socio-economic resources for alleviation of poverty and raising the standard of living of teeming millions in the rural areas. Buffalo rearing jibes well in the social agenda because it is a triple purpose animal providing ...

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  • publication . Article . 2010
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    Authors:
    M. Zava;
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    Publisher: Informa UK Limited

    The number of buffaloes in the American continent is growing at the explosive rate of 12.7 % a year, well above all other continents. Within this context the different situations of the southern part of South America are described, those countries that two hundred years...

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