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In the present study, quantitative levels of milk total protein, milk casein and milk lactoserum proteins were measured and compared among Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred cows (Table 2).
Highest DMY was shown by pure-exotic (HF) breed followed by cross-bred, Sahiwal and lowest by Achai during the whole study period (Table I).
NMR's national field manager Jonathan Davies said: "This is the first time official ancestry certificates have been made available for cross-bred animals.
Based upon the above discussion the present study was designed with the objectives to find out the role of vitamin E in combating stress and improving fertility in cross-bred cows reflected by different stress reproduction markers during thermal stress.
Researchers at the Department of Animal Sciences, at Colorado State University, showed that meat from zebu and zebu cross-bred animals is less tender than that from British and European breeds and cross-breeds.
Many flocks were lost as a result of FMD, including blood lines built up over several generations, and there were concerns about the future of the breed which has become so important in quality cross-bred lamb production and produces one of the finest, and highest value fleeces in the British clip.
FARMER and contractor David Hughes went home happy after collecting the highest figure ever paid in a Wales market for a cross-bred calf.
'While we use home bred Charolais bulls across our dairy herd to produce calves that find real demand, our main objective is to breed quality terminal sires that we are confident will leave easy calved cross-bred progeny with quiet temperament, that unbeatable weight for age and quality conformation, factors which will shortly become even more important to dedicated Welsh beef producers,' said Richard.
But while the Cadzows cross-bred and moved, the Chillinghams have remained near Wooler for over 700 years.
A MASSIVE new cross-bred big cat, unexpectedly born in a Florida zoo, is called aliger, after being fathered by a lion to a tiger mother.
"We expect some will be replaced by cross-bred bulls and heifers which in the latter part of 2004 could be trading at pounds 50-pounds 80 a head," he added.
Until 1989 they kept a herd of cross-bred suckler cows at Glangwden, Trefeglwys, near Llanidloes in Powys.