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1. Cryoprotectant-free vitrification of llama spermatozoa: cryoloop vs sphere method, warmed rapidly or ultra-rapidly.

Our objective was to determine the effect of vitrification using both cryoloop and sphere methods, combined with two warming protocols, on the percentage of motility, membrane integrity and DNA fragmentation/condensation of llama spermatozoa. Raw semen (n = 5; r = 3) was incubated with collagenase...

Author(s) : Arraztoa, C. C.; Miragaya, M. H.; Chaves, M. G.; Carretero, M. I.; Santa Cruz, R. C.; Giuliano, S. M.; Gambarotta, M. C.; Neild, D. M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Small Ruminant Research 2022 Vol.206 ref.36

2. Effects of polymorphisms in KRTAP1-4 on fiber traits in Longdong cashmere goats.

Objective: This study explored the effects of polymorphisms in keratin associated protein 1-4 gene (KRTAP1-4) on fiber traits in Longdong cashmere goats. Method: A total of 382 one-year-old Longdong cashmere goats were selected, and the weight, thickness and mean fiber diameter of cashmere were...

Author(s) : Wu XinMiao; Luo YuZhu; Zhao MengLi

Publisher : Northwest A & F University (Natural Science Edition), Xianyang, China

Journal article : Journal of Northwest A & F University - Natural Science Edition 2022 Vol.50 No.2 pp.1-9 ref.20

3. Variation in the ovine KRT34 promoter region affects wool traits.

The hard α-keratins are the main component of wool fibre and are assembled in a highly organized fashion into the keratin intermediate filaments (KIFs). Variation in the keratins affects wool structure and fibre characteristics, and thus their genes make ideal candidates for the development of...

Author(s) : Chai WenQiong; Zhou HuiTong; Gong Hua; Hickford, J. G. H.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Small Ruminant Research 2022 Vol.206 ref.16

4. Risk factors for intramammary infection in meat- and pelt producing ewes with clinically healthy udders.

Mastitis is prevalent both in milk- and meat- and pelt producing sheep flocks and is an important disease with substantial effects on economy, animal welfare and antibiotic use, and in dairy flocks also on milk quality and safety. In meat- and pelt producing flocks, the farmers are mainly concerned ...

Author(s) : Persson, Y.; Gustafsson, K.; Hoffman, M.; Nyman, A. K.; Lennart, S.; Waller, K. P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Small Ruminant Research 2022 Vol.206 ref.26

5. Dermatophilosis (lumpy wool) in sheep: a review of pathogenesis, aetiology, resistance and vaccines.

Lumpy wool (dermatophilosis) develops following prolonged wetting of sheep when bacterial proliferation in wool and on skin induce an exudative dermatitis, causing a superficial skin lesion and damage to wool follicles and fibres. The incidence of dermatophilosis is strongly dependent on wet and...

Author(s) : Tellam, R. L.; Vuocolo, T.; Denman, S.; Ingham, A.; Wijffels, G.; James, P. J.; Colditz, I. G.

Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia

Journal article : Animal Production Science 2022 Vol.62 No.2 pp.101-113 ref.61

6. The ASIP gene in the llama (Lama glama): alternative transcripts, expression and relation with color phenotypes.

The Agouti gene (ASIP) is one of the most important genes for coat color determination in mammals. It has a complex structure with several promoters and alternative non-coding first exons that are transcribed into mRNAs with different 5'UTR. These mRNA isoforms regulate the temporal and spatial...

Author(s) : Anello, M.; Daverio, M. S.; Rodríguez, S. S.; Romero, S. R.; Renieri, C.; Vidal Rioja, L.; Rocco, F. di

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Gene 2022 Vol.809 ref.44

7. Mir-27a regulates wnt3a and kitlg expression in Cashmere goats with different coat colors.

MicroRNAs(miRNAs) regulate and control gene expression at the post-transcriptional level by base pairing with its target gene 3'UTR, resulting in degradation of the target mRNA or inhibition of its translation. The previous high-throughput sequencing results indicated that miR-27a was involved in...

Author(s) : Wu SuFang; Li JianYu; Ma Tao; Li JianPing; Li YuMei; Jiang HuaiZhi; Zhang QiaoLing

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Animal Biotechnology 2021 Vol.32 No.2 pp.205-212 ref.28

8. Hematologic responses to shearing stress in pregnant Ile De France ewes with low and high basal hematocrit levels.

The object of the present study was to investigate some hematological responses to shearing stress. Thirty Ile De France ewes were selected from an experimental herd according to their hematocrit level and were allocated into 3 groups as follows: low hematocrit (LHct) group (hematocrit range...

Author(s) : Moneva, P.; Tsaneva, M.; Metodiev, N.; Yanchev, I.; Gudev, D.

Publisher : Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 2021 Vol.27 No.4 pp.776-784 ref.many

9. Secure sheep and wool supply plan for continuity of business.

Sheep operations will be subject to movement controls during a US foot and mouth disease outbreak and should be prepared to manage animal and product movement disruptions. The voluntary Secure Sheep and Wool Supply (SSWS) Plan for Continuity of Business provides tools for the sheep industry to...

Author(s) : Smith, J. S.; Schleining, J.; Plummer, P.

Publisher : Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice 2021 Vol.37 No.1 pp.209-219 ref.17

10. Study on change of wool fineness with age of Alxa Bactrian camel.

In this study, SPSS17.0 software was used to analyze the wool fineness of 1079 Alxa Bactrian camels. The results showed that the wool fineness of male camel was significantly higher than that of female camel (P < 0.05). At the age of 2-7, the fluff fineness of male and female camel increased...

Author(s) : Bai JunYan; Wu, R. T. di; Dao LeMa; Bao Di; Zhang Qiang; Tian XingHua

Publisher : Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan

Journal article : Pakistan Journal of Zoology 2021 Vol.53 No.4 pp.1599-1601 ref.6

11. Relative economic values for fineness traits in alpaca fibre of the Puno Region.

The aim of this of the study was to determine relative economic weights for 10 traits related to fibre quality in Huacaya alpacas, through the Reciprocal of the phenotypic standard deviation of the trait and the Regression of the traits on the economic benefit. In total, 22 543 data per character...

Foreign Title :Valores económicos relativos para caracteres de finura enfibra de alpacas de la Región Puno.

Author(s) : Zuñiga, E. A.; Chambi, S. C.; Carbajal, C. C.; Meléndez, F. R. A.; Figueroa, I. T.; Viveros, W. Y.; Coaquira, J. E. Q.

Publisher : Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Journal article : Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP) 2021 Vol.32 No.4 ref.48

12. Number of progeny number and accuracy of breeding value in productive traits of alpacas. a simulation study.

The aim of this study was to evaluate by simulation the accuracy of the prediction of the breeding value according to the heritability of the trait and the number of progenies. Populations were simulated with six progenies for males (n = 15, 30, 50, 75, 100 and150) and three for females (n = 1, 2...

Foreign Title :Número de progenie y exactitud de la valoración genética encaracterísticas productivas de alpacas. un estudio de simulación.

Author(s) : Gerardo, C.; Mamani, M.; Mario, L.; Gonzales, C.

Publisher : Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Journal article : Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP) 2021 Vol.32 No.4 ref.15

13. Screening microRNAs related to wool crimp in Chinese Merino sheep.

Objective: To explore the role of miRNAs at post-transcriptional levels in skin tissues of different wool crimp and possible regulatory pathways. Method: High-throughput sequencing technology was used to compare and analyze the differential expression of miRNA in the skin tissue of fine wool sheep...

Author(s) : Yu LiJuan; Zhang YanHua; Lazate, A.; Xu XinMing; Maerziya, Y.; Di Jiang

Publisher : Editorial Department of Xinjiang Agricultural Sciences, Urumqi, China

Journal article : Xinjiang Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.58 No.3 pp.573-580 ref.17

14. An application of least square support vector machine model with parameters optimization for predicting body weight of Harnai sheep breed.

This study utilized a model based on the least square support vector machine (LSSVM) for the prediction of body weight (BW) of sheep. Two heuristic algorithms, namely, coupled simulated annealing (CSA) and simplex method (S) were applied to tune the hyperparameters of the LSSVM model. The hybrid...

Author(s) : Farhat Iqbal; Abdul Raziq; Huma, Z. E.; Khan, M. A.

Publisher : TÜBITAK, Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences 2021 Vol.45 No.4 pp.716-725 ref.25

15. Rest and sleep.

This chapter describes the physiological and behavioural characteristics of sleeping and resting in cats, dogs, cattle, horses, pigs, sheep and poultry.

Author(s) : Broom, D. M.

Book chapter : Broom and Fraser’s domestic animal behaviour and welfare 2021 No.Ed.6 pp.153-159 ref.many

16. On hair follicle development and wool production traits in sheep: a review.

Hair follicle and skin development is a complex biological process involving many regulatory molecules. Wool trait is a complex quantitative trait controlled by multiple genes and affected by environment. In this paper, the histomorphology of hair follicle development in sheep and the molecular...

Author(s) : Sun Wu; Ma ShiKe; Ma YuHong

Publisher : Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Journal article : International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 2021 Vol.25 No.2 pp.450-454 ref.many

17. Energy requirement of free-ranging Kurdi-e Khorasan sheep at three physiological stages in mountainous rangelands of north-eastern Iran.

This study aimed to determine daily maintenance energy requirement of free-ranging Kurdi-e Khorasan (KK) sheep in mountainous rangelands of north-eastern (NE) Iran during gestation, lactation and dry periods. Range vegetation were analysed for quality during vegetative growth, flowering and seed...

Author(s) : Zahra, K.; Majid, A.; Ahmad, P.; Yusof, E. M.

Publisher : Range Management Society of India, Jhansi, India

Journal article : Range Management and Agroforestry 2021 Vol.42 No.1 pp.143-149

18. An analysis of economic efficiency in German sheep farming.

The development of sheep stocks has been declining in Germany for years. The reason for this seems to be the tense economic situation in sheep farming. To verify this thesis as well as analyzing essential factors on the economy, data from all in Germany active advisory initiatives of the years 2013 ...

Foreign Title :Eine analyse der wirtschaftlichkeit in der deutschen schafhaltung.

Author(s) : Korn, S. V.; Völl, S.

Publisher : Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany

Journal article : Züchtungskunde 2021 Vol.93 No.6 pp.448-457 ref.5

19. Comparison of physico-mechanical properties of fibre and yarn made of alpaca, sheep, and goat wool.

Textile industry is one of the most important branches of the economy of many countries in the world and the importance of wool is still huge. Due to the unique properties of natural animal fibers and their positive effect on the human organism, the authors decided to evaluate and compare the...

Author(s) : Jankowska, D.; Wyrostek, A.; Patkowska-Sokoła, B.; Czyż, K.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Natural Fibers 2021 Vol.18 No.10 pp.1512-1517 ref.25

20. Management practices adopted by farmers of Budgam in rearing Kashmir Merino.

Background: Kashmir Merino is a very important synthetic sheep breed of J and K. It is widely adopted across the Valley. It is an important source of income for the poor and marginalized farmers. An attempt was made to understand the management practices adopted by farmers of Budgam in rearing of...

Author(s) : Rather, M. A.; Hamadani, A.; Syed Shanaz; Safeer Alam; Nazir, S.

Publisher : Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India

Journal article : Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika 2021 Vol.36 No.3 pp.252-255 ref.7

21. Potential for endozoochorous seed dispersal by sheep and goats: risk of weed seed transport via animal faeces.

Endozoochory is known as an important mechanism for the spread of weeds. We car-ried out experiments to assess the fate of seeds of several weed species (Convolvulus arvensis, Cuscuta campestris, Rumex crispus, Hordeum spontaneum and Sorghum ha-lepense) after passing through the gut of sheep and...

Author(s) : Oveisi, M.; Ojaghi, A.; Mashhadi, H. R.; Muller-Scharer, H.; Yazdi, K. R.; Kaleibar, B. P.; Soltani, E.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Weed Research (Oxford) 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.1-12 ref.many

22. Evolution and development of the alpaca breeds: Suri and Huacaya.

This review is based on the publication «Definition of breeds of alpacas and llamas», by Animal Genetic Resources journal, which places the alpaca at the primary level in the evolution of domestic animal breeds. and makes a review of the domestication of the alpaca, the treatment received during...

Foreign Title :Evolución y desarrollo de las razas de alpaca: Suri y Huacaya.

Author(s) : Choque, A. V. B.; Machaca, V. M.; Fuentes, V. C.; Coaquira, J. Q.

Publisher : Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Journal article : Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP) 2021 Vol.32 No.5 ref.49

23. Some fleece quality traits of kangal akkaraman breed.

This study aims to determine the fleece fineness (μm) and comfort factor (CF) traits and the breeding poten-tial of these traits in the Kangal Akkaraman breed. This study was carried out in the Ulaş Agricultural Enterprise affiliat-ed with the General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises...

Foreign Title :Kangal akkaraman irkında bazı yapağı kalite özellikleri.

Author(s) : Özarslan, B.; Oktay, M. N.; Akçapinar, H.

Publisher : Erciyes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

Journal article : Erciyes Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi 2021 Vol.18 No.3 pp.190-195 ref.25

24. Producing higher value wool through a transition from Romney to merino crossbred: constraining sheep feed demand.

A strategy to increase wool income for coarse wool (fibre diameter > 30 µm) producers through a transition to higher value medium wool (fibre diameter between 25 and 29 µm) was identified, with previous analyses allowing sheep feed demand increases to impractical levels during the transition...

Author(s) : Farrell, L. J.; Tozer, P. R.; Kenyon, P. R.; Cranston, L. M.; Ramilan, T.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.10 ref.35

25. The expression of miR-129-5p and its target genes in the skin of goats.

Coat color is one of the major quality traits of animals, and miR-129-5p acts as an important regulator for melanin biosynthesis in mammals. In this study, real-time PCR and western blotting were used to examine the expression of miR-129-5p and its targets genes in the skin of different coat color...

Author(s) : Li JiaLu; Liu LingBin; Zhang JiPan; Cheng Lei; Ren LingTong; Zhao YongJu

Publisher : Routledge, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Animal Biotechnology 2021 Vol.32 No.5 pp.573-579 ref.53