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Milk Production

An Up-to-Date Overview of Animal Nutrition, Management and Health

Edited by Narongsak Chaiyabutr

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Book "Milk Production - An Up-to-Date Overview of Animal Nutrition, Management and Health" is organized into three main sections, and is concerned with the animal nutrition, animal management and, breeding and animal health. This book permits the reader's exposure to the expert's experience and scientific style of interpreting and integrating available data into his own views. This book will be useful for students, researchers, teaching staff, practicing professionals connected with dairy science, animal science, food science, nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, veterinary medicine and other related fields. Each chapter in this book has an extensive bibliography which can future aid the reader in keeping abreast of the developments in this field.

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Milk ProductionAn Up-to-Date Overview of Animal Nutrition, Management and HealthEdited by Narongsak Chaiyabutr

Published: September 26th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1525

ISBN: 978-953-51-0765-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5322-1

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

60720 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

47 Web of Science Citations

75 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Effect of Fatty Acids in Goat Milk on Health

By Dragomir Kompan and Andreja Komprej


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2. Nutrition and Health of Dairy Animals

By Cazim Crnkic and Aida Hodzic


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3. Vitamin-Like Supplementation in Dairy Ruminants: The Case of Choline

By Luciano Pinotti


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4. Effect of Rumen-Inert Fat Enriched with High Levels of Poly-Unsaturated Fatty Acids on the Productive and Reproductive Response in Ruminants

By Alejandro Salvador, Rolando Hernandez, Thais Diaz and Ricardo Betancourt


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5. Fatty Acid Profile and Conjugated Linoleic Acid Content of Milk from Confined Holstein Cows During the Summer and Winter Seasons

By Araceli Pinelli-Saavedra, Alfonso Martínez-Borraz, Silvia Y. Moya-Camarena, Humberto González-Ríos and Jesús Hernández


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6. Factors That Affect Energy Efficiency and Indirect Response of Selection for Efficiency on Related Traits

By Ghader Manafiazar, Thomas McFadden, Laki Goonewardene, Erasmus Okine and Zhiquan Wang


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7. Efficiency of Lactation

By Pouya Zamani


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8. Effects of Environmental Factors on Milk Yield, Lactation Length and Dry Period in Tunisian Holstein Cows

By Naceur M’hamdi, Mahdi Bouallegue, Saoussen Frouja, Yosra Ressaissi, Satinder Kaur Brar and Mohamed Ben Hamouda


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9. Heat Stress Management for Milk Production in Arid Zones

By Leonel Avendaño-Reyes


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10. The Course of Machine Milking in Small Ruminants

By Jan Olechnowicz


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11. Water Salinity Under Heat Stress in Grazing Conditions

By Silvia E. Valtorta and Miriam R. Gallardo


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12. Milk Removal: The Key to Maintaining Milk Production and a Tool to Enhance Efficiency

By Emma Wall and Thomas McFadden


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13. Regulation of Mammary Development as It Relates to Changes in Milk Production Efficiency

By Emma Wall and Thomas McFadden


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14. Dairy Cattle Welfare Status Measured by Animal-Linked Parameters Under Tunisian Rearing Conditions

By Naceur M’hamdi, Saoussen Frouja, Mahdi Bouallegue, Rafik Aloulou, Satinder Kaur. Brar and Mohamed Ben Hamouda


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15. Alleviating Heat Stress Leads to Improved Cow Reproductive Performance

By Siriwat Suadsong


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16. Managing Mastitis in Heifers: An Initial Step in Improving Dairy Herd Health

By Stephen C. Nickerson


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17. Bovine Mastitis Pathogens: Prevalence and Effects on Somatic Cell Count

By Erika Margarita Carrillo-Casas and Rosa Elena Miranda-Morales


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18. Clostridial Spores in Animal Feeds and Milk

By Pascal Drouin and Carole Lafrenière


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