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Sorption of estrogen to three agricultural soils from Virginia, USA
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2008)
Land-applied manures and grazing livestock are sources of estrogens to the environment. Natural steroid estrogens such as 17 beta-estradiol (E2) in low concentrations (ng L(-1)) can adversely affect the reproductive health ...
Higher plane of nutrition pre-weaning enhances Holstein calf mammary gland development through alterations in the parenchyma and fat pad transcriptome
Abstract Background To reduce costs of rearing replacement heifers, researchers have focused on decreasing age at breeding and first calving. To increase returns upon ...
Staphylococcus aureus intramammary challenge in non-lactating mammary glands stimulated to rapidly grow and develop with estradiol and progesterone
Abstract Intramammary infections (IMI) are prevalent in non-lactating dairy cattle and their occurrence during periods of significant mammary growth and development (i.e. pregnant heifers and dry cows) is ...
A Potential Role for Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in the Development of Insulin Resistance in Horses
Understanding the mechanisms involved in the development of insulin resistance in horses should enable development of effective treatment and prevention strategies. Current knowledge of these mechanisms is based upon ...
Challenges in enriching milk fat with polyunsaturated fatty acids
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-06-12)
Milk fatty acid composition is determined by several factors including diet. The milk fatty acid profile of dairy cows is low in polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially those of the n-3 series. Efforts to change and influence ...