Search results: 158 results (approx.)

1. Collection and preservation of semen and artificial insemination in polar and blue foxes.

Foreign Title :Metody pozyskiwania i konserwacji nasienia oraz unasieniania hodowlanych lisów polarnych i pospolitych.

Author(s) : Szeleszczuk, O.

Journal article : Magazyn Weterynaryjny 1998 Vol.7 No.3 pp.186-189 ref.22

4. Report from the special consultant dealing with mink production.

In 1999, in Norway, there were 56 000 mink breeding females at 173 farms. The average litter size per female was 5.0 kits, ranging from 4.0 in Telemark to 5.5 in Rogaland. Details are given of animal health, shows, evaluation of pelts and animal welfare.

Foreign Title :Specialkonsulent med minkproduksjon som hovedområde.

Author(s) : Dille, L. L.

Journal article : Norsk Pelsdyrblad 2000 Vol.74 No.1 pp.10-11

5. Breeding [of furbearers] in 1999.

In 1999, in Norway, the population of female breeding mink was 55 967, representing a decrease of 8.3% compared with 1998, and the average litter size at 6 weeks of age was 5.0 vs. 5.2 in 1998. There were 54 154 blue fox females (a decrease of 38.5% from 1998), and the number of silver fox females...

Foreign Title :Avlsarbeidet 1999.

Author(s) : Johannessen, K. R.

Journal article : Norsk Pelsdyrblad 2000 Vol.74 No.1 pp.12-13

6. Make the most of your ox!

Author(s) : Fall, R.; Pearson, R. A.; Lawrence, P. R.; Rivesa, S. F.

Journal article : African Farming and Food Processing 1997 No.No. Sept/October pp.45

7. Effects of weight development, pelting time, colour type and farm on skin length in mink.

During 1995 and 1996, the effects on skin length of pelting time, body weight in October/November and weight change until pelting were studied in 480 standard, mahogany, wild coloured and pastel young male mink on 9 private farms [? in Denmark]. Mean values for body weight, body length, body...

Author(s) : Møller, S. H.

Journal article : Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica. Section A, Animal Science 1999 Vol.49 No.2 pp.121-126 ref.18

8. Re-establishment of mink production in Lærdal.

Starting in the 1930s, the breeding of mink became an important industry in the valleys in Sogn and Fjordane in Norway, due to their favourable climate and soil conditions and relatively easy access. In the 1950s and 1960s, there were 23 local mink farms with a total of 3000 breeding females, but...

Foreign Title :Reetablering av minkproduksjon i Lærdal.

Author(s) : Dille, L. L.

Journal article : Norsk Pelsdyrblad 1999 Vol.73 No.4 pp.7-9

9. Ethological research related to animal welfare at the Department of Animal Science, The Agricultural University of Norway.

Most research projects are concerned with changes in behaviour and measurement of hormones and other physiological parameters as indicators of stress and animal welfare in silver and blue foxes. These are described in some detail. Other projects concerned with animal welfare in cattle, pigs, fowls, ...

Author(s) : Braastad, B. O.

Conference paper; Journal article : Nordisk Jordbrugsforskning 1999 Vol.81 No.3 pp.286-292 ref.19

10. Pelleted feed for Arctic fox.

80 Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) were given a pelleted feed or a traditional moist feed (control) from weaning to slaughter. The pellets contained meat meal, fish meal, soyabean meal, maize meal and rape seed oil. Both groups were given feed and water ad libitum. Body weight gains were recorded...

Author(s) : Lorek, M. O.; Gugolek, A.; Rotkiewicz, T.; Podbielski, M.

Journal article : Czech Journal of Animal Science 1999 Vol.44 No.11 pp.503-507 ref.6

11. It is now possible to determine the feed concentration of formic acid and also to achieve more accurate values for fat content.

An account is given of a new method of determining the content of formic acid in raw or mixed feed for furbearing animals in Finland, using an indirect method of measuring formic acid after enzyme splitting. The method has proved reliable (±2%) and makes it possible to determine the original...

Foreign Title :Nu kan myrsyrahalten i fodret bestämmas - också exaktare värden för fetthalt.

Author(s) : Pölönen, I.; Wallin, K.

Journal article : Finsk Pälstidskrift 1999 Vol.33 No.1/2 pp.36-38

12. Isolation of Vibrio harveyi in cultured fish [Chaetodipterus faber] at the east coast of Venezuela.

Foreign Title :Aislamiento de Vibrio harveyi a partir de paguaras bajo cultivo en la costa oriental de Venezuela.

Author(s) : Álvarez, J. D.; Austin, B.; Álvarez, A. M.; Reyes, H.

Journal article : FONAIAP Divulga 1999 No.No. 61 pp.29-31 ref.12

13. Preferences of farmed silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes) for four different floor types.

Farmed silver foxes were allowed to choose between 4 standard farm cages, each of which was equipped with a different floor material: plastic-coated wire mesh (WM); dry wood (DW); dry sand (DS); and wet wood (WW) or icy sand (IS). Six males and 6 females were placed in the test environment singly...

Author(s) : Harri, M.; Mononen, J.; Sepponen, J.

Journal article : Canadian Journal of Animal Science 1999 Vol.79 No.1 pp.1-5 ref.27

14. Hide damages and quality defects in cattle leather.

Foreign Title :Skader og kvalitetsfeil på norske storfehuder.

Author(s) : Nafstad, O.

Journal article : Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift 1999 Vol.111 No.5 pp.311-319 ref.21

15. Systems for housing rabbits.

In continued work, details are given of standard sheds used for producing rabbits in Russia, e.g. a single-storey building ≥60 m long and up to 4 m wide, with a central passageway 1.0-1.2 m wide, with cages each side. Various structural and operational features of the sheds are discussed, including ...

Author(s) : Kuznetsov, L. V.

Journal article : Krolikovodstvo i Zverovodstvo 1999 No.No. 3 pp.28-30

16. Factors affecting velvet antler weights in free-ranging reindeer in Alaska.

Free-ranging reindeer on the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska are rounded up from late May to early July and antlers are removed. Data collected from 1987 to 1997 were used to determine how velvet antler weights of males and females varied with age, year, reproductive status, Julian date, and...

Author(s) : Prichard, A. K.; Finstad, G. L.; Shain, D. H.

Journal article : Rangifer 1999 Vol.19 No.2 pp.71-76 ref.20

18. Different cage sizes and effects on behaviour and physiology in farmed silver and blue foxes.

Behavioural response to approaching human and the plasma cortisol concentration was studied in 100 silver and 100 blue foxes at 4 months of age [in Denmark?]. The 12 most aggressive and 12 most tame animals of each species were then housed to rooms with 1, 2, 4 or 8 cages of different size (1.2,...

Author(s) : Pedersen, V.; Jeppesen, L. L.

Journal article : Scientifur 1998 Vol.22 No.1 pp.13-22 ref.12

19. Effect of increased cage length on locomotor activity of juvenile blue foxes (Alopex lagopus).

Eight juvenile farm raised, male, blue foxes (Alopex lagopus), born in May, were used to study the effects of cage size on locomotor activity between October and December. The foxes were housed in a cage measuring 120 × 105 × 70 cm for 2 weeks and then they were transferred to a larger cage...

Author(s) : Korhonen, H.; Jauhiainen, L.; Niemelä, P.

Journal article : Scientifur 1998 Vol.22 No.1 pp.23-27 ref.19

20. Activity and digging motivation of farm foxes with ground exposure.

An experiment was carried out during November and December 1996 to study the effects of floor surface on activity of farm foxes. Eight juvenile blue foxes were housed in cages with wire-mesh floors for 2 weeks and then they were transferred to cages with soil floors for another 2 weeks. The...

Author(s) : Korhonen, H.; Niemelä, P.; Jauhiainen, L.

Journal article : Scientifur 1998 Vol.22 No.1 pp.29 ref.6

21. Taurine in serum, bile and feed of foxes with lung-heart syndrome.

Taurine concentration was determined in 85 serum and 50 bile samples collected from 2- to 3-month-old black and silver foxes with lung-heart syndrome on 2 farms [in Poland?]. The equal number of samples from healthy foxes were controls. 60 feed samples from 4 farms were also analysed for taurine....

Author(s) : Saba, L.; Kopczewski, A.; Sławoń, J.; Bis-Wencel, H.; Tymczyna, L.

Journal article : Scientifur 1998 Vol.22 No.1 pp.59-61 ref.5

22. Ratite production as an agricultural enterprise.

Economic principles relating to the production of ratites are reviewed. The history of the industry is summarized with particular emphasis on ratite production in South Africa. Production costs, husbandry practices and the marketing of ratite products in North America are discussed.

Author(s) : Gillespie, J. M.; Schupp, A. R.

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice 1998 Vol.14 No.3 pp.373-386 ref.15

23. Advanced development of camel products.

The camel population in various countries is tabulated, and studies on the milk composition of camels and the production of cultured milks, butter and cheese are reviewed. Meat production and the use of camel hides and wool are briefly described.

Author(s) : El-Nawawy, M. A.

Publisher : Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Suez Canal University, El Arish, Egypt

Conference paper : First international conference on animal production and health in semi-arid areas, El Arish, Egypt, 1-3 September, 1998. 1998 pp.47-56 ref.62

24. Effects of population density and selective harvest on antler phenotype in simulated moose populations.

Moose (Alces alces) populations held at or below carrying capacity (K) were simulated to determine the effect of population density on harvest rate and frequency of alleles favouring antler growth under a system of selective harvest. A stochastic model of density-dependent population growth was...

Author(s) : Hundertmark, K. J.; Thelen, T. H.; Bowyer, R. T.

Journal article : Alces 1998 Vol.34 No.2 pp.375-383 ref.18

25. Status concerning the welfare of farm foxes.

Author(s) : Pedersen, V.

Journal article : Scientifur 1998 Vol.22 No.2 pp.93-98 ref.10