Volume 56 (2013) 1-107

Short communication
Characterisation of carcass composition and meat quality of male suckling buffalo calves kept on natural grassland
Gabriella Holló, Brigitta Barna and Karin Nuernberg
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 107, 1060-1065 | 11 March 2014 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-107

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Original study
The use of sexual activity measurements to assess ejaculatory performance of boars
Stanisław Kondracki, Maria Iwanina, Anna Wysokińska and Krzysztof Górski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 106, 1052-1059 | 2 December 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-106

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Original study
Effect of milk replacer feeding program on performance of Belgian Blue double-muscled rearing calves
Leo O. Fiems, Johan L. De Boever and José M. Vanacker
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 105, 1039-1051 | 2 December 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-105

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Original study
Effect of different phytases on the performance, nutrient retention and tibia composition in broiler chickens
Anna Ptak, Damian Józefiak, Bartosz Kierończyk, Mateusz Rawski, Krzysztof Żyła and Sylwester Świątkiewicz
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 104, 1028-1033 | 20 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-104

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Short communication
A database for efficient storage and management of multi panel SNP data
Eildert Groeneveld and Cong VC Truong
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 103, 1023-1027 | 20 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-103

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Original study
Effect of time, amount and frequency of feeding on total egg production, fertility and hatchability in broiler breeders
Majid Gholami Soltanmoradi, Alireza Seidavi, Mohammad Dadashbeiki, Fernando Delgado and Sandra Gamboa
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 102, 1014-1022 | 20 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-102

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Original study
A modified Mitscherlich model and its degradation kinetics equations
Fatih Uckardes
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 101, 1005-1013 | 20 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-101

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Original study
Comparison of different control strategies for classical swine fever using emergency vaccination and rapid PCR testing by using a Monte-Carlo simulation model
Julia Brosig, Imke Traulsen, Sandra Blome, Klaus Depner and Joachim Krieter
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 100, 988-1004 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-100

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Original study
Plasma proteomic profiles of healthy and mastitic cows – host responses to bovine mastitis
LiLi Niu, CaiHong Wei and LiXin Du
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 99, 980-987 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-099

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Original study
Environmental effects and repeatability estimates for sperm production and semen quality of Holstein bulls
Ismaïl Boujenane and Khouloud Boussaq
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 98, 971-979 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-098

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Original study
Effect of breed and age on beef carcass quality, fatness and fatty acid composition
Nikolina Kelava Ugarković, Ante Ivanković and Miljenko Konjačić
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 97, 958-970 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-097

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Original study
Effect of breed, grazing system and concentrate supplementation on fattening performance, carcass value and meat quality of steers
Matthias Schmutz, Peter Weindl, Salome Carrasco, Gerhard Bellof and Eggert Schmidt
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 96, 943-957 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-096

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Original study
Effect of the first and next calvings of cows and their milk production level on the relationship between dry period length and milk yield and its composition in the subsequent lactation
Anna Sawa, Mariusz Bogucki and Kamil Siatka
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 95, 934-942 | 14 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-095

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Original study
Associations between paratuberculosis status and milk production traits in Holstein cattle under consideration of interaction effects between test result and farm and lactation number
Julia Küpper, Horst Brandt, Karsten Donat and Georg Erhardt
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 94, 924-933 | 6 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-094

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Original study
The effect of the diversified signal of melatonin on milk yields in seasonally breeding sheep
Edyta Molik, Marta Pasternak, Michal Błasiak, Tomasz Misztal, Katarzyna Romanowicz and Dorota Zieba
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 93, 924-932 | 5 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-093

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Original study
Effect of heat stress on acid base balance in Polish Merino sheep
Krzysztof Wojtas, Przemyslaw Cwynar, Roman Kolacz and Robert Kupczynski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 92, 917-923 | 5 November 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-092

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Original study
In vivo effect of Berberis lyceum and Silybum marianum on production performance and immune status in broiler chicks
Muhammad Mushtaq, Shabana Naz, Sarzamin Khan, Sajid-ur-Rehman and Rifat Ullah Khan
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 91, 911-916 | 3 September 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-091

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Original study
Intravital assessment of body composition of cows in various production periods using urea dilution procedures
Maciej Adamski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 90, 899-910 | 23 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-090

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Original study
Lactation curve of Beetal goats in Pakistan
Abdul Waheed and Muammad Sajjad Khan
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 89, 892-898 | 23 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-089

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Original study
Effects of calf separation and injection of oxytocin on milk performance and milk composition of the Polish Red cows
Edward Dymnicki, Ewa Sosin-Bzducha and Marcin Gołębiewski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 88, 882-891 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-088

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Original study
Factors affecting lactation length and effect of current lactation length on the subsequent production and reproduction in Iranian Holsteins
Navid Ghavi Hossein-Zadeh
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 87, 873-881 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-087

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Original study
A note on pigs' knowledge of hidden objects
Christian Nawroth, Mirjam Ebersbach and Eberhard von Borell
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 86, 861-872 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-086

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Original study
Instrumental colour measurement as a tool for light veal carcasses on-line evaluation
Alberto Horcada, Manuel Juárez, Antonio Molina, Mercedes Valera and Mª José Beriain
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 85, 851-860 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-085

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Original study
The effect of Myrtus communis oil extract on growth performance, serum biochemistry and humoral immune responses in broiler chicks fed diet containing aflatoxin B1
Mohsen Mohamadi Saei, Ali Asghar Sadeghi and Hasan Ahmadvand
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 84, 842-850 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-084

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Original study
Isolation, bioinformatic analysis and tissue expression profile of a novel water buffalo gene MFG-E8
Chunfeng Wu, Lixian Liu, Jinlong Huo, Dalin Li, Yueyun Yuan, Feng Yuan and Yongwang Miao
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 83, 833-841 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-083

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Original study
Application of nanosilver based preparation in ammonia reduction in broiler house
Katarzyna Czyż, Bożena Patkowska-Sokoła, Zbigniew Dobrzański and Sebastian Opaliński
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 82, 823-832 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-082

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Original study
Association between rump score and course of parturition in cows
Anna Sawa, Mariusz Bogucki, Sylwia Krężel-Czopek and Wojciech Neja
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 81, 816-822 | 12 August 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-081

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Original study
The effect of the calving season on the Wood’s model parameters and characteristics of the lactation curve in Czech Fleckvieh cows
Tomáš Kopec, Gustav Chládek, Josef Kučera, Daniel Falta, Oto Hanuš and Petr Roubal
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 80, 808-815 | 18 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-080

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Original study
Genetic evaluation of the functional productive life in Slovak Simmental cattle
Eva Strapáková, Juraj Candrák, Peter Strapák and Anna Trakovická
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 79, 797-807 | 18 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-079

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Original study
The effects of thermal manipulation during early and late embryogenesis on hatchability, hatching weight and body weight in Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
Sezai Alkan, Taki Karsli, Kemal Karabag, Askin Galic and Murat Soner Balcioglu
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 78, 789-796 | 18 June 2013 doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-078

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Original study
Criteria of GenCall score to edit marker data and methods to handle missing markers have an influence on accuracy of genomic predictions
Vahid Edriss, Bernt Guldbrandtsen, Mogens S. Lund and Guosheng Su
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 77, 778-788 | 18 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-077

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Original study
Comparison of different skeletal muscles from growing domestic pigs and wild boars
Dorothea Lösel, Anja Franke and Claudia Kalbe
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 76, 766-777 | 17 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-076

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Original study
Effect of varying supply of amino acids on nitrogen retention and growth performance of boars of different sire lines
Caroline Otten, Andreas Berk, Luise Hagemann, Simone Müller, Manfred Weber and Sven Dänicke
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 75, 751-765 | 17 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-075

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Original study
Serum proteins profile in Comisana lambs during the first month of life
Giuseppe Piccione, Francesca Arfuso, Caterina Faggio, Stefania Casella, Alessandro Zumbo and Michele Panzera
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 74, 742-750 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-074

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Original study
Affects of boron administration on serum Ca, Mg and P for peripartum cows
Mustafa Kabu, Fatih Mehmet Birdane, Turan Civelek and Cangir Uyarlar
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 73, 733-741 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-073

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Original study
The effect of dietary vitamin E and selenium supplements on the fatty acid profile and quality traits of eggs
Zenon Zduńczyk, Aleksandra Drażbo, Jan Jankowski, Jerzy Juśkiewicz, Zofia Antoszkiewicz and Agnieszka Troszyńska
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 72, 719-732 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-072

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Original study
The effect of cattle breed, season and type of diet on nitrogen fractions and amino acid profile of raw milk
Ludmila Křížová, Oto Hanuš, Petr Roubal, Josef Kučera and Sylvie Hadrová
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 71, 709-718 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-071

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Original study
Expression profiles of growth hormone receptor and insulin-like growth factor I in cattle and yak tissues revealed by quantitative real-time PCR
Jie Pei, Xia Lang, Xian Guo, Pengjia Bao, Chunnian Liang, Min Chu, Ruilin Feng and Ping Yan
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 70, 700-708 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-070

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Short Communication
The effects of artificial selection on genetic variation of some immune genes in Gallus gallus
Tangjie Zhang, Nannan Zhao and Qian Liu
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 69, 691-699 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-069

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Original study
Effect of using different number and type of records from different generations as reference population on the accuracy of genomic evaluation
Azade Boustan, Ardeshir Nejati-Javaremi, Mohammad Moradi Shahrbabak and Mahdi Saatchi
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 68, 684-690 | 14 June 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-068

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Original study
Realized response to short-term selection in common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) selected for seven-week body weight
David Zapletal, Eva Straková and Pavel Suchý
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 67, 675-683 | 25 May 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-067

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Original study
Genetic evaluations of the German Sport Horse: Population structure and use of data from foal and mare inspections and performance tests of mares
Kati Schöpke, Monika Wensch-Dorendorf and Hermann H. Swalve
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 66, 658-674 | 25 May 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-066

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Original study
Beta-casein A1/A2, kappa-casein and beta-lactoglobulin polymorphisms in Turkish cattle breeds
Havva Dinc, Emel Ozkan, Evren Koban and Inci Togan
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 65, 650-657 | 25 May 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-065

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Original study
Effect of the judge and definition of the trait for horse free jumping evaluation
Dorota Lewczuk
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 64, 638-649 | 25 May 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-064

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Original study
Comparison of calves’ rearing parameters in two different housing systems: indoor versus outdoor hutches
Agata Wójcik, Teresa Nałęcz-Tarwacka and Marcin Gołębiewski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 63, 628-637 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-063

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Original study
Effect of teat order on piglet rearing results of native Złotnicka White breed
Ewa Skrzypczak, Karolina Szulc, Marek Babicz and Janusz T. Buczyński
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 62, 617-627 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-062

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Original study
Supplementation of vitamins, probioitics and proteins on oxidative stress, enzymes and hormones in post-moult male broiler breeders
Rifat Ullah Khan, Zia Rahman, Ijaz Javed and Faqir Muhammad
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 61, 607-616 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-061

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Original study
Evaluation of the effect of genetically modified Roundup Ready soya bean and MON 810 maize in the diet of Japanese quail on chosen aspects of their productivity and retention of transgenic DNA in tissues
Agnieszka Korwin-Kossakowska, Katarzyna Sartowska, Anna Linkiewicz, Grzegorz Tomczyk, Beata Prusak and Grażyna Sender
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 60, 597-606 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-060

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Brief report
Effect of thyroglobulin gene polymorphism on the intramuscular fat content in cattle examined by x-ray computed tomography and Soxhlet methods
István Anton, Attila Zsolnai, István Holló, Imre Repa and Gabriella Holló
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 59, 593-596 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-059

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Brief report
A novel SNP of lysozyme gene and its association with mastitis trait in Chinese Holstein
Renjin Chen, Zhenzhen Wang, Zhangping Yang, Yongjiang Mao, Dejun Ji, Xiaorong Zhu and An Ed Hamza
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 58, 589-592 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-058

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Original study
Occurrence of ketone bodies in the urine of cows during the first three months after calving and their association with milk yield
Ewa Januś and Danuta Borkowska
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 57, 581-588 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-057

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Original study
The influence of temperament on cortisol concentration and metabolic profile in Tsigai lambs
Ferenc Pajor, Alfréd Kovács, János Tőzsér and Péter Póti
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 56, 573-580 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-056

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Original study
(Co)variance components and genetic parameters for growth rate and Kleiber ratio in fat-tailed Mehraban sheep
Farhad Ghafouri-Kesbi
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 55, 547-554 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-055

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Original study
Dry period length in Montbéliarde cows and its association with selected production and functional characteristics
Ewa Januś and Danuta Borkowska
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 54, 555-563 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-054

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Original study
Pedigree analysis in White Shorthaired goat: First results
Marta Oravcová
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 53, 547-554 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-053

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Original study
Genetic analysis of values, trends and relations between conformation and milk traits in Polish Holstein-Friesian cows
Wojciech Kruszyński, Edward Pawlina and Małgorzata Szewczuk
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 52, 536-546 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-052

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Original study
The effect of egg powder inclusion in the pre-starter diet on immune response of male broiler chicken
Ladan Esmailzadeh, Mahmud Shivazad, Ali Asghar Sadeghi and Mohamadamir Karimi-Torshizi
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 51, 527-535 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-051

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Original study
Management of genetic diversity using gene dropping method based on pedigree information
Majid Khaldari, Ardeshir Nejati Javaremi, Peer Berg, Abbas Pakdel and Hasan Mehrabani Yeganeh
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 50, 518-526 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-050

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Original study
The effect of the design of housing systems for calves on the microclimatic conditions of the rearing environment
Dana Němečková, Ivana Knížková, Petr Kunc and Luděk Stádník
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 49, 509-517 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-049

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Original study
Genetic analysis of milk yield, fat and protein content in Holstein dairy cows in Iran: Legendre polynomials random regression model applied
Rohullah Abdullahpour, Mohammad Moradi Shahrbabak, Ardeshir Nejati-Javaremi, Rasoul Vaez Torshizi and Raphael Mrode
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 48, 497-508 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-048

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Original study
Estimation of genetic parameters and trends for milk fat and protein percentages in Iranian Holsteins using random regression test day model
Hassan Khanzadeh, Navid Ghavi Hossein-Zadeh and Mohammad Naserani
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 47, 487-496 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-047

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Original study
The influence of glucagon on the concentration of triacylglycerols and cholesterol in the liver and kidney of mice
Jolanta Klusek, Bożena Witek, Justyna Klusek, Elżbieta Tomasik, Agnieszka Kamińska and Adam Kołątaj
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 46, 480-486 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-046

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Original study
Effect of supplementation with vegetable oil on performance of lactating Awassi ewes, growth of their lambs, and on fatty acid profile of milk and blood of lambs
Hosam Titi and Abdur-Rahman Al-Fataftah
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 45, 467-479 | 27 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-045

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Original study
Estimation of genetic parameters for daily milk yields of primiparous Iranian Holstein cows
Khabat Kheirabadi, Sadegh Alijani, Ludmila Zavadilová, Seyed Abbas Rafat and Gholamali Moghaddam
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 44, 455-466 | 27 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-044

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Original study
Clinical chemistry of farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) yearling hinds reared on grass or papillonaceous pasture paddocks in Hungary
András Szabó, János Nagy, Julianna Bokor, Hedvig Fébel, Dávid Mezőszentgyörgyi and Péter Horn
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 43, 443-454 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-043

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Original study
Association between body and udder morphological traits and dairy performance in Spanish Assaf sheep
M. Ángeles Pérez-Cabal, Emilio Legaz, Isabel Cervantes, Luis Fernando de la Fuente, Raúl Martínez, Félix Goyache and Juan Pablo Gutiérrez
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 42, 430-442 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-042

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Original study
Genetic and phenotypic parameters for productive traits in the first three lactations of Khuzestan buffaloes in Iran
Mostafa Madad, Navid Ghavi Hossein-Zadeh and Abdol Ahad Shadparvar
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 41, 423-429 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-041

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Original study
Intermittent feeding program and addition of Bacillus subtilis based probiotics to the diet of growing broiler chickens: Influence on growth, hepatic enzymes and serum lipid metabolites profile
Hamid Reza Aliakbarpour, Mohammad Chamani, Godrat Rahimi, Ali Asghar Sadeghi and Durdi Qujeq
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 40, 410-422 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-040

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Original study
Voluntary feed intake and growth performance of boars and barrows in dependence on lysine-to-energy ratio
Caroline Otten, Andreas Berk and Sven Dänicke
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 39, 399-409 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-039

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Original study
Investigating a complex genotype-phenotype map for development of methods to predict genetic values based on genome-wide marker data – a simulation study for the livestock perspective
Nina Melzer, Dörte Wittenburg and Dirk Repsilber
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 38, 380-398 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-038

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Original study
Analyses of conformational performance differentiation among functional breeding goals in the Menorca horse breed
Marina Solé, Maria Dolores Gómez, Antonio Molina, Francisco Peña and Mercedes Valera
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 37, 367-379 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-037

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Short communication
Relationship between urinary zearalenone concentration and embryo production in superovulated cattle
Mitsuhiro Takagi, Toshiya Hirai, Satoshi Shiga, Seiichi Uno, Emiko Kokushi, Takeshige Otoi, Eisaburo Deguchi, Chenga Tshering and Johanna Fink-Gremmels
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 36,360-366 | 22 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-036

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Original study
Effect of season on some blood metabolites and haptoglobin in dairy cows during postpartum period
Daniela Alberghina, Giuseppe Piccione, Stefania Casella, Michele Panzera, Massimo Morgante and Matteo Gianesella
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 35, 354-359 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-035

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Original study
The current EU rules on bovine electronic identification systems: state of the art and its further development
Annamaria Passantino
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 34, 344-353 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-034

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Original study
Effect of lactation period on the fatty acid composition in mares’ milk from different breeds
Renata Pietrzak-Fiećko, Ryszard Tomczyński and Stefan S. Smoczyński
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 33, 335-343 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-033

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Original study
Association of a polymorphism in 3' untranslated region of OLR1 gene with milk fat and protein in dairy cows
Masoud Soltani-Ghombavani, Saeid Ansari-Mahyari and Mohammad Ali Edriss
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 32, 328-334 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-032

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Original study
Growth performance, carcass and meat quality of Karayaka female lambs born in different seasons
Ugur Sen, Mehmet Kuran and Umran Ensoy
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 31, 315-327 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-031

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Original study
Influence of dietary magnesium and selenium level on growth-performance and carcass-meat quality in finishing diets for feedlot Pelibuey lambs
Luz Marina Hernandez-Calva, J. Efren Ramirez-Bribiesca, Isabel Guerrero-Legarreta, Laura Hernandez-Cruz, Leonel Avendaño-Reyes, Ignacio Dominguez Vara and Lee R. McDowell
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 30, 303-314 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-030

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Original study
Post-thawing colour changes in meat of foals as affected by feeding level and post-thawing time
Alessandra Tateoa, Pasquale De Paloa, Aristide Maggiolinoa and Pasquale Centoducatia
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 29, 293-302 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-029

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Original study
Application of PIT tags for individual identification of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)
Sophie Oesau, Georg Thaller, Carsten Schulz and Jens Tetens
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 28, 285-292 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-028

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Original study
Random regression models to estimate genetic parameters for test-day milk yield and composition in Iranian buffaloes
Mostafa Madad, Navid Ghavi Hossein-Zadeh, Abdol Ahad Shadparvar and Davood Kianzad
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 27, 276-284 | 15 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-027

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Original study
Model comparisons and genetic parameter estimates of growth and the Kleiber ratio in Shal sheep
Hossein Mohammadi, Mohammad Moradi Shahrebabak, Hossein Moradi Shahrebabak, Abolfazl Bahrami and Mohammad Dorostkar
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 26, 264-275 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-026

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Original study
Effects of nitric oxide synthase inhibition on goat oocyte meiotic maturation
Mehdi Heidari Amale, Ahmad Zare Shahneh and Salman Nasrollahi
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 25, 255-263 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-025

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Original study
Impact of maintenance systems on the Hucul mares’ reproductive rates
Jadwiga Topczewska and Wanda Krupa
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 24, 246-254 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-024

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Original study
Determination of the best model for estimating heritability of economic traits and their genetic and phenotypic trends in Iranian native fowl
Mona Salehi Nasab, Saeed Zerehdaran, Mokhtar Ali Abbasi, Sadegh Alijani and Saeed Hassani
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 23, 237-245 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-023

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Original study
Effect of protected methionine supplementation on milk production and reproduction in first calf heifers
Hosam H. Titi, Saleh I. Azzam, and Mufeed A. Alnimer
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 22, 225-236 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-022

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Effect of ß-lactoglobulin and κ-casein genes polymorphism on milk composition in indigenous Zel sheep
Soheil Yousefi, Mojtaba Ahani Azari, Saeed Zerehdaran, Rahmat Samiee and Rasoul Khataminejhad
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 21, 216-224 | 26 April 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-021

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Effect of relocation and sire lineage on behaviour and milk yield of dairy cows
Jan Broucek, Michal Uhrincat, Zuzana Palkovicova, Vladimir Tancin and Anton Hanus
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 20, 208-215 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-020

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Short communication
Looking for breed differentiating SNP loci and for a SNP set for parentage testing in Mangalica
Attila Zsolnai, Gábor Tóth, János Molnár, Viktor Stéger, Ferenc Marincs, Anna Jánosi, Gabriella Ujhelyi, Erika Koppányné Szabó, Anita Mohr, István Anton, Réka Szántó-Egész, Rita Sipos, István Egerszegi, Klára Dallmann, Péter Tóth, Adrienn Micsinai, Klaus-Peter Brüssow and József Rátky
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 19, 200-207 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-019

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Genetic parameters, genetic trends and inbreeding depression of growth and carcass traits in Pannon terminal line rabbits
István Nagy, Petra Gyovai, István Radnai, Henrietta Nagyné Kiszlinger, János Farkas and Zsolt Szendrő
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 18, 191-199 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-018

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Effect of different fat supplements on the antioxidant capacity of cows' milk
Kamila Puppel, Teresa Nałęcz-Tarwacka, Beata Kuczyńska, Marcin Gołębiewski and Marta Kordyasz
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 17, 178-190 | 8 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-017

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Status of selenium and correlation with blood GSH-Px in goats and their kids in organic breeding fed with different levels of organic selenium
Zvonko Antunović, Tomislav Klapec, Suzana Ćavar, Marcela Šperanda, Valentina Pavić, Josip Novoselec and Željka Klir
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 16, 169-177 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-016

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Superovulation in cows synchronized with two different progesterone+oestradiol protocols
Bülent Bülbül, Mesut Kırbaş, Şükrü Dursun and Mehmet Köse
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 15, 160-168 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-015

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Feeding behaviour in dairy cows with and without the influence of clinical diseases or subclinical disorders
Julia Dollinger and Otto Kaufmann
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 14, 149-159 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-014

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Relationship between conformation traits and gait characteristics in Pura Raza Español horses
María José Sánchez, María Dolores Gómez, Francisco Peña, José García Monterde, José Luís Morales, Antonio Molina and Mercedes Valera
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 13, 137-148 | 1 March 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-013

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Genetic parameters of body conformation and performance traits of Wielkopolski horses registered in the successive volumes of the herdbook
Marian Kaproń, Elżbieta Czerniak, Marek Łukaszewicz and Agata Danielewicz
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 12, 127-136 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-012

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Effectiveness of "natural stockmanship" training in cattle
Paulina Abramowicz, Marcin Gołębiewski, Aleksandra Górecka-Bruzda and Piotr Brzozowski
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 11, 109-126 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-011

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Short communication
Seasonal changes in scrotal circumference, the quantity and quality of ram semen in Hungary
János Oláh, Szilvia Kusza, Sándor Harangi, János Posta, András Kovács, Anna Pécsi, Csilla Budai and András Jávor
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 10, 102-108 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-010

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Genetic evaluation for longevity of Croatian Simmental bulls using a piecewise Weibull model
Sonja Jovanovac, Nikola Raguž, Johann Sölkner and Gábor Mészáros
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 9, 89-101 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-009

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Effects of slaughter age and gender on carcass characteristics of indigenous Turkish Hairgoat kids reared under an extensive production system
H. Deger Oral Toplu, Ergun Omer Goksoy and Ahmet Nazligul
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 8, 75-88 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-008

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Assessment of the effect of heterosis on semen parameters of two-breed crosses of Duroc, Hampshire and Pietrain boars
Anna Wysokińska and Stanisław Kondracki
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 7, 65-74 | 22 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-007

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Data framework for efficient management of sequence and microsatellite data in biodiversity studies
Cong V. C. Truong, Zhivko Duchev and Eildert Groeneveld
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 6, 50-64 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-006

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Short communication
Investigation of the premelanosome protein (PMEL or SILV) gene and identification of polymorphism excluding it as the determinant of the dilute locus in domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Luca Fontanesi, Emilio Scotti, Michela Colombo, Daniel Allain, Sevérine Deretz, Stefania Dall’olio, Vincenzo Russo and Ahmad Oulmouden
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 5, 42-49 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-005

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Effects of air temperature and humidity on average daily gain in feedlot cattle of different genotypes
Kemal Yazgan, Fatin Cedden and Cihan Daştanbek
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 4, 28-41 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-004

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Review
The domestic livestock resources of Turkey: Notes on rabbits and a review of the literature
R. Trevor Wilson and Orhan Yilmaz
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 3, 18-27 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-003

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Effect of different levels of dried sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) peel on broiler chickens growth performance
Abbas Ebrahimi, Ali Ahmad Alaw Qotbi, Alireza Seidavi, Vito Laudadio and Vincenzo Tufarelli
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 2, 11-17 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-002

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The equine DNAH3 gene: SNP discovery and exclusion of an involvement in recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) in European Warmblood horses
Mostafa Shakhsi-Niaei, Jolanta Klukowska-Rötzler, Cord Drögemüller, Vincent Gerber and Tosso Leeb
Arch Tierz 56 (2013) 1, 1-10 | 8 February 2013 | doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-001

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