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Tabitha Bonilla. “The Effect of Campaign Promises.” Institute for Policy Research (2017).
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Milking cows once daily (OAD) is one solution to labour problems in the New Zealand dairy industry. Comparison between 302 commercial herds milking OAD and 2424 paired herds milking twice-a-day (TAD) indicated improved reproductive performance, a change in reasons for cows exiting the herd, and the use of fewer Holstein–Friesians in OAD herds. However, a decrease in milk production of ~11% was experienced in the first season, which was not recouped relative to TAD herds. Farmers considering OAD should evaluate the trade-off between the ability to decrease costs to offset decreased production and impacts on labour and/or lifestyle.

Ethan Busby. "Exploring the Social Side of Populism." Ph.D. Political Science Research (2016).
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Mullinix, Kevin J., Thomas J. Leeper, James N. Druckman, and Jeremy Freese “The Generalizability of Survey Experiments, ” Journal of Experimental Political Science, , 2015.

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Feeding distillers grains in beef feedlot diets decreases shelf-life, while supplementing antioxidants may mitigate such effects. This research evaluated the effects of feedlot diets containing distillers grains and different antioxidants on the shelf-life of retail-displayed beef. Results showed that supplementing feedlot cattle vitamin E alone or with a synthetic antioxidant was effective in shelf-life extension, which could provide long-range improvement in beef quality.

Jordan Gans-Morse. "The Correlates of Public Service" Political Science Faculty Research (2015).
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Ruminant livestock production results in methane (CH4) emissions, a greenhouse gas. The present research focussed on aspects of the host animal’s biology that influence between sheep variation in CH4 emissions. Dry matter intake, liveweight, reticulo-rumen volume, the proportion of contents in the rumen compartments and digesta flow rate were important factors. Our expanded understanding of the host’s control of CH4 emissions will inform the development of procedures to mitigate CH4 production from sheep and improve ruminant nutrition.

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Plants of the tropical deciduous forest (TDF) represent a valuable feed resource for goats in hot sub-humid environments, but little is known about the goats’ feeding behaviour in the TDF. Sustainable use of TDF by browsing goats requires establishing whether plant resources will be consumed in proportion to their availability or whether particular plant species are actively selected or refused. This study showed that goats consumed several plant species, while actively selected only a few plants, and such behaviour changed in different browsing sites. This information could assist with the development of management strategies leading to protect the valuable plant resources of the TDF by goats.

A transitiological study of some South African educational issues

The vegetation of tropical deciduous forests represent an important source of nutrients for small ruminants in many farms; however, feeding behaviour and nutrient intake of sheep and goats in that vegetation during the rainy season is unknown. We showed that both consumed similar plant species but had different feeding behaviour, goats browsed more than sheep, obtaining more protein and polyphenols. Sheep and goats consumed an imbalanced diet that would require dietary energy for goats and a protein : energy supplement for sheep.

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Horse meat has become more popular and is considered as a new alternative in meat consumption. The study was conducted as a part of the routine slaughtering practice and processing of horse meat in the specialised commercial butchery. Among the numerous factors that can influence horse meat quality, the most important ones are age at slaughter and muscle type; these factors must be considered in the routine slaughtering practice and in further research.