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1. Aseptic and germ free packaging of dairy produce. Microbiological status of plastic packaging. Part 2.

The presence of bacteria on germ-free plastic packaging after storage at two dairies and at a cheesemaking establishment in Germany were investigated. The incidence of bacteria on the packaging was low in all three premises. However, some airborne bacteria were found close to the packaging storage...

Foreign Title :Aseptisches und keimarmes Abfüllen von Molkereierzeugnissen.

Author(s) : Heisler, K.; Hennlich, W.

Publisher : Verlag Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Journal article : Deutsche Milchwirtschaft 2001 Vol.52 No.18 pp.724...726 ref.1

2. Safety for self-unloading forage boxes.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Miscellaneous : ASAE standards 1999. Standards, engineering practices, data. 1999 No.Ed.46 pp.227 ref.6

3. PPA post-pelleting-application: the rationing of liquid feed additives in pelleted feeds.

Three PPA systems for the mixing of liquid feed additives in pelleted feeds are described, as well as the installation of these PPA in feeder mixed wagons.

Foreign Title :PPA Post-Pelleting-Applikation: dosieren von flüssigen Zusatzstoffen auf pelletiertes Futter.

Journal article : Mühle + Mischfuttertechnik 1999 Vol.136 No.16 pp.492-493

4. Determining the parameters of the charging device of feed units.

A comparative analysis is made of 2 types of units for feeding silage, viz, a unit with a rotary cutting drum, separate auger, and an inclined conveyor, and a unit with a rotary auger cutting drum and an inclined conveyor. The work of the cutting knives is analysed, and equations are derived for...

Author(s) : Tishchenko, M. A.; Khlebov, Yu. A.

Journal article : Tekhnika v Sel'skom Khozyaĭstve 1999 No.No. 3 pp.19-23 ref.8

5. Feeding in the high-tech enterprise.

The desiderata and the advantages of an automatic feeding system appropriate for a high-tech dairy enterprise, e.g. 70 cows producing 800 000 kg of milk per annum, are discussed.

Foreign Title :Voeren op het high-techbedrijf.

Author(s) : Lent, J. van; Pieters, A.

Journal article : Praktijkonderzoek Rundvee, Schapen en Paarden 1998 Vol.11 No.4 pp.7-8

6. Method of determining and expressing fineness of feed materials by sieving.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Journal article : ASAE standards 1998: standards engineering practices data 1998 No.No. 45 pp.547-550 ref.2

7. Feeding systems with acceptable labour requirements and performance.

Machinery for different feeding systems is described, including feed spreader wagons, feeder mixer wagons, single and double screw mixers, 4-screw mixer, vertical and horizontal mixers.

Foreign Title :Arbeits- und leistungsgerechte Futtervorlage.

Author(s) : Gerighausen, H. G.

Journal article : Milchpraxis 1998 Vol.36 No.4 pp.180-187

8. Equipotential plane in animal containment areas.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Miscellaneous : ASAE standards 1997. Standards, engineering practices, data. 1997 No.Ed. 44 pp.484-488

9. Safety for electrically heated livestock waterers.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Miscellaneous : ASAE standards 1997. Standards, engineering practices, data. 1997 No.Ed. 44 pp.461-462 ref.2

10. Test procedure to measure mixing ability of portable farm batch mixers.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Miscellaneous : ASAE standards 1997. Standards, engineering practices, data. 1997 No.Ed. 44 pp.233-234 ref.1

11. Test procedure for solids-mixing equipment for animal feeds.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Miscellaneous : ASAE standards 1997. Standards, engineering practices, data. 1997 No.Ed. 44 pp.135-139 ref.1

12. Getting a water meter to work for you.

Calculating water requirements, factors influencing water intake, and using a water meter for dairy cattle are discussed.

Author(s) : Roberts, J.

Conference paper; Journal article : Bovine Practitioner 1997 No.No. 31.2 pp.108-110

13. Effects of ad libitum silage feeding systems on ewe performance and floor wastage.

Two experiments were conducted to investigate how silage intake, ewe weight gains, lambing performance and floor wastage of feed were affected by ad libitum silage feeding systems differing with respect to feeder space allowance, feeding frequency and feeder design. In the first experiment 162...

Author(s) : Sveinbjörnsson, J.

Journal article : Acta Agriculturæ Scandinavica. Section A, Animal Science 1999 Vol.49 No.2 pp.89-95 ref.18

14. Effect of meal size modulation on growth performance and feeding rhythms in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax, L.).

The combined effect of feeding time and meal size on the growth performance and feeding rhythms were studied in European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, maintained under natural summer-autumn conditions. Three feeding strategies were compared: modulated automatic-feeding (MF), fixed...

Author(s) : Azzaydi, M.; Martínez, F. J.; Zamora, S.; Sánchez-Vázquez, F. J.; Madrid, J. A.

Journal article : Aquaculture 1999 Vol.170 No.3/4 pp.253-266 ref.37

15. Feed bunk length requirements for Holstein dairy heifers.

The necessary feed bunk length/heifer and the feeding behaviour of heifers fed from bunks of varying sizes were studied. Heifers in 3 age categories were used for three 16-week experiments. In experiment 1, feed bunk lengths/heifer were 15 or 31 cm (groups of 18 heifers aged 4 months), and in...

Author(s) : Longenbach, J. I.; Heinrichs, A. J.; Graves, R. E.

Journal article : Journal of Dairy Science 1999 Vol.82 No.1 pp.99-109 ref.32

16. Effect of dispenser on water intake of pigs at weaning.

Groups of 5 pigs were offered one of 4 water dispenser options at weaning (a nipple, a float-controlled bowl with the contents replaced daily with fresh water, a float-controlled bowl that was not cleaned, two dispensers, a nipple and a float-controlled bowl cleaned daily). The experiment, which...

Author(s) : Phillips, P. A.; Phillips, M. H.

Journal article : Transactions of the ASAE 1999 Vol.42 No.5 pp.1471-1473 ref.13

17. Optimization of dust collectors.

Tests were carried out on the optimization of dust collectors for use when filling concentrated feed silos. It was possible to optimize the collectors and keep dust emissions below the set levels. The consequence of this is that it is unnecessary to install the customarily used additional filtering ...

Foreign Title :Optimieren von Zyklonen.

Author(s) : Fürll, C.; Kranz, U.

Journal article : Mühle + Mischfuttertechnik 1999 Vol.136 No.5 pp.143..149 ref.7

18. A feeding station for automatically recording the feed intake of sheep.

Exactly recording an animal's feed intake is essential for precise nutritional research in animal husbandry, and for breeding. Individual animal feeding experiments require significant labour input. While in cattle and pig husbandry, technologies are available which, by weighing the feed trough,...

Foreign Title :Futterstand zur automatischen Erfassung der Futteraufnahme bei Schafen.

Author(s) : Wendl, G.; Wendling, F.; Wagner, M.; Pirkelmann, H.

Journal article : Landtechnik 1999 Vol.54 No.5 pp.304-305 ref.3

19. Operating experiences of a 1500-Watt wind-electric water pumping system.

A 1500 W wind turbine has been continuously tested since 1992 at the USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, Bushland, TX, USA, for pumping water for livestock and domestic uses. This wind turbine used a permanent magnet alternator that provided variable-voltage,...

Author(s) : Clark, R. N.; Vick, B. D.

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, USA

Conference paper : ASAE/CSAE-SCGR Annual International Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 18-21 July, 1999. 1999 pp.13 pp. ref.7

20. New technology for animal feed.

Machinery for producing animal feed that meets the conditions governing the use of additives, premixed ingredients and compounds on both an industrial and a farm scale is discussed. Three types of equipment are described, with diagrams, and their advantages and disadvantages, both technical and...

Foreign Title :Nuove tecnologie per il mangimificio.

Author(s) : Farioli, T.

Journal article : Rivista di Suinicoltura 1999 Vol.40 No.9 pp.87-96

21. Combined feeding and watering systems for weaned piglets: the Swing Feeder®.

A combined feeding and watering system (Swing Feeder, developed in Spain) is described, including technical aspects, waste of feed and water, hygiene, and farmers' experiences with installation, maintenance and cleaning.

Foreign Title :Buisvoerbakken voor gespeende biggen: de Swing Feeder®.

Author(s) : Hoofs, A. I. J.; Peet-Schwering, C. M. C. van der

Publisher : Proefstation voor de Varkenshouderij, Rosmalen, Netherlands

Miscellaneous : Proefverslag - Praktijkonderzoek Varkenshouderij 1999 No.No. P 4.41 pp.8 pp. ref.1

22. Housing for piglets and finishing pigs.

The design and construction of pig housing are described, including the orientation of the building, isolation, building materials (for walls, roofs and pens), building dimensions, infrastructure (access, water etc.), and ventilation. The pens, floors, feed trays, drinkers, divisions between pens,...

Foreign Title :Instalaciones para lechones y cerdos de cebo.

Author(s) : Moreno, R.; Buxadé, C.

Journal article : Mundo Ganadero 1999 Vol.10 No.109 pp.37-45

23. Basis of the design compatibility of an end-on induction motor with a feed-comminution mechanism.

Three different ways are illustrated of linking an electric motor with a rotor-type feed comminutor: (a) conventional, with the comminution chamber on the shaft of a cylindrical motor; (b) with an end-on motor built on to the comminuting organ; and (c) with an end-on motor incorporated inside the...

Author(s) : Mamedov, F. A.; Khatunov, Y. M.; Mamedov, A. F.

Journal article : Mekhanizatsiya i Ėlektrifikatsiya Sel'skogo Khozyaĭstva 1999 No.No. 4 pp.23-25

24. Universal feed mixers and dispensers on small farms.

The technical features and advantages of modern West European mixer-wagons are discussed. These may be self-propelled, or semi-trailed, and may have the mixer organ arranged vertically or horizontally inside the hopper. Details are given of the Bulldog DS10 (Walker), and the W10 (AMG). The vertical ...

Author(s) : Milev, A. D.

Journal article : Mekhanizatsiya i Ėlektrifikatsiya Sel'skogo Khozyaĭstva 1999 No.No. 4 pp.11-13

25. Analysis of flow of avian ration and wheat bran in prismatic silos.

A scale model prismatic silo was constructed with corrugated transparent plastic to evaluate the flow behaviour of poultry feeds and wheat bran. The work also aimed to determine the mean outflow of bulk solids, as well as their physical properties (moisture content, granulometry, consolidated...

Foreign Title :Análise de fluxo de ração avícola e farelo de trigo em silos prismáticos.

Author(s) : Assis Bandeira, I. S. de; Barbosa do Nascimento, J. W.; Santos e Silva, F. de A.

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola e Ambiental 1999 Vol.3 No.2 pp.233-238 ref.13