A comparison of quality of the fleece and follicular activity between sheared and non-sheared yearling alpacas (Vicugna pacos)
Publication date: Available online 17 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Stefano Pallotti, Carlos Pacheco, Alessandro Valbonesi, Marco Antonini (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 18, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Lambs fed with increasing levels of grape pomace silage: Effects on meat quality
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Diego Rafael Martins Flores, Alves Franco Patrícia da Fonseca, Janaína Schmitt, Cléber José Tonetto, Adriano Garcia Rosado Junior, Rodrigo K. Hammerschmitt, Daniela B. Facco, Gustavo Brunetto, José Laerte Nörnberg (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 12, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Correlations between feed intake, residual feed intake and methane emissions in Maternal Composite ewes at post weaning, hogget and adult ages
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): S.K. Muir, N. Linden, A. Kennedy, M.I. Knight, B. Paganoni, G. Kearney, A.N. Thompson, R. Behrendt (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 9, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: October 2020Source: Small Ruminant Research, Volume 191Author(s): (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 9, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Landscape genetics of sheep in Brazil using SNP markers
Publication date: Available online 6 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Concepta McManus, Samuel Rezende Paiva, Alexandre Rodrigues Caetano, Potira Hermuche, Renato Fontes Guimarães, Osmar Abilio Carvalho, Ramayana Braga, Paulo Luiz Souza Carneiro, Jose Ferrugem-Moraes, Carlos Jose Hoff De Souza, Olivardo Faco, Sandra Aparecida Santos, Hymerson Costa Azevedo, Adriana Mello De Araujo, Debora Andréa E. Façanha, Patrícia Ianella (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 7, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Producing higher value wool through a transition from Romney to Merino crossbred ii: Cashflow and profit
Publication date: Available online 5 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): L.J. Farrell, P.R. Tozer, P.R. Kenyon, T. Ramilan, L.M. Cranston (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 7, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

The effect of a perennial wheat and lucerne biculture diet on feed intake, growth rate and carcass characteristics of Australian lambs
Publication date: Available online 5 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Matthew T. Newell, W.B. Holman, Gordon Refshauge, Alexandra R. Shanley, David. L. Hopkins, Richard. C. Hayes (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 7, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Consumer perception of products from the production chain of natural coloured sheep
Publication date: Available online 4 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Pablo Tavares Costa, Ricardo Zambarda Vaz, Gilson de Mendonça, João Restle, Alexsandro Bahr Kroning, Otoniel Geter Lauz Ferreira, Pâmela Peres Farias (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 6, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Effect of Origanum majorana leaf (Sweet marjoram) feeding on lamb’s growth, carcass characteristics and blood biochemical parameters
Publication date: Available online 4 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Mahtab Vahabzadeh, Mohammad Chamani, Omid Dayani, Ali Asghar Sadeghi, Mohammad Reza Mohammadabadi (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 6, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Single melatonin treatment improves reproductive performance of Singharey goats during non-breeding season under sub-tropical condition of North East India
Publication date: Available online 1 September 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Mahak Singh, S.K. Ghosh, J.K. Prasad, Rahul Katiyar, G.K. Das, S.K. Dhara, Rafiqul Islam, G. Kadirvel, Ashok Kumar, J.S. Rajoriya, Med Ram Verma (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - September 3, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

The effects of feeding system and breed on the performance and meat quality of weaned lambs
Publication date: Available online 29 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Serkan Ates, Gurhan Keles, Ugur Demirc, Sukru Dogan, Mesut Kirbas, Shelby J. Filley, Nathan B. Parker (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 31, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

UCP2 and PPARG gene polymorphisms and their association with milk yield and composition traits in goats
Publication date: November 2020Source: Small Ruminant Research, Volume 192Author(s): Leonardo Ferreira, Maria Amélia Menck Soares, Marcelo Teixeira Rodrigues, Jean Luiz Simões de Araujo, Ana Lúcia Puerro de Melo, Eliane Gasparino, Odair Scatolin Rossafa Garcia (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 31, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Multi trait genetic evaluation of growth traits in Nellore sheep raised on pasture in semi-arid regions of India using Bayesian approach
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Satish Kumar, Gangaraju Gollamoori, Fernando Brito Lopes, Sapna Nath, A.K. Thiruvenkadan (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 29, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Personality of dairy goats affects competitive feeding behaviour at different feeder heights
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Heather W. Neave, Gosia Zobel (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 22, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Ovarian activity in dairy Saanen goats subjected to a short-term ovulation induction protocol and a single injection of lecirelin (GnRH analog) given 28 h or 34 h after progestin pre-treatment
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Isabel Oliveira Cosentino, Mario Felipe Alvarez Balaro, Felipe Seabra Cardoso Leal, Ana Luiza Cunha Bade, Lucas de Figueiredo Cardoso Barbosa, Fernanda Martins Gonçalves, Paula Renata Cortat de Souza, Paulo Victor dos Santos Pereira, Pawel M. Bartlewski, Felipe Zandonadi Brandão (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 15, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

UCP2 and PPARG Gene Polymorphisms and their Association with Milk Quality Traits in Goats
Publication date: Available online 5 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Leonardo Ferreira, Maria Amélia Menck Soares, Marcelo Teixeira Rodrigues, Jean Luiz Simões de Araujo, Ana Lúcia Puerro de Melo, Eliane Gasparino, Odair Scatolin Rossafa Garcia (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 13, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Producing higher value wool through a transition from Romney to Merino crossbred i: Flock dynamics, feed demand, and production of lambs and wool
Publication date: Available online 7 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): L.J. Farrell, P.R. Tozer, P.R. Kenyon, T. Ramilan, L.M. Cranston (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 13, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Effects of astaxanthin supplementation on the freezability, lipid peroxidation, antioxidant enzyme activities and post-thawing fertility of ram semen
Publication date: Available online 10 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): H. Abdi-Benemar, B. Khalili, M.J. Zamiri, H. Ezazi, G. Sotoudeh Ardabili, Sh. Hamidzadeh Moghadam, N. Simanoor (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 13, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Factors affecting pregnancy rates for goat embryos recovered and transferred by transcervical route
Publication date: Available online 11 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Maria Clara C. Morais, Luciana V. Esteves, Joanna M.G. Souza-Fabjan, Maria Emilia F. Oliveira, Marcio R. Silva, Felipe Z. Brandão, Jeferson F. Fonseca (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 13, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Effect of toltrazuril at single dose against Eimeria spp. in lambs kept at pasture in condition favorable to coccidiosis
Publication date: November 2020Source: Small Ruminant Research, Volume 192Author(s): Fernando de Souza Rodrigues, Alfredo Skrebsky Cezar, Fernanda Rezer de Menezes, Luis Antônio Sangioni, Fernanda Silveira Flores Vogel, Sônia de Avila Botton (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 13, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Evaluation of milk characteristics and fatty acid profiles in Markhoz and Kurdish hairy goats
Publication date: Available online 3 August 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Hazhir Gharibi, Amir Rashidi, Hossein Jahani-Azizabadi, Peyman Mahmoudi (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 5, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

A review of dystocia in sheep
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Caroline Jacobson, Mieghan Bruce, Paul R. Kenyon, Amy Lockwood, David Miller, Gordon Refshauge, David G. Masters (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - August 1, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Short-term oestrous synchronisation protocol following single fixed-time artificial insemination and natural mating as alternative to long-term protocol in dairy goats
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): D.L.M. Gore, J.N. Mburu, T.O. Okeno, T.K. Muasya (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 31, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Current state of knowledge on the cognitive capacities of goats and its potential to inform species-specific enrichment
Publication date: Available online 28 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Gosia Zobel, Christian Nawroth (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 29, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Supplementation strategies to enhance intake of romerillo (Chiliotrichum diffusum) by sheep in southern Patagonia
Publication date: Available online 28 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Raul Lira, Jennifer MacAdam, Francisco Sales, Juan J. Villalba (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 28, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Preference study of four alternative silage fodders from the Mediterranean region in Murciano-Granadina goats
Publication date: Available online 25 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Paula Monllor, Carlos A. Sandoval-Castro, Armín J. Ayala-Burgos, Amparo Roca, Gema Romero, José Ramón Díaz (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 26, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Association of the melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) gene polymorphism with growth traits of Hu sheep
Publication date: Available online 25 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Huili Shan, Xuemei Song, Yuhao Cao, Pei Xiong, Jianliang Wu, Junfang Jiang, Yongqing Jiang (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 26, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Genetic Evaluation of Growth Performance in Corriedale Sheep in J&K, India
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Nusrat Nabi Khan, N.A. Gani, Safeer Alam, S. Shanaz, A. Hamadani, Mubashir A. Rather, S. Bukhari, R.M. Shah, H. Jalal, Wani N. (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 23, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Genetic structure of Tunisian sheep breeds as inferred from genome-wide SNP markers
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): S. Bedhiaf-Romdhani, I. Baazaoui, E. Ciani, S. Mastrangelo, M. Ben Sassi (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 19, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Growth curve, carcass traits and Kleiber ratio of Dorper crossbreed with hairless native Brazilian sheep breeds
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Marcos Paulo Gonçalves de Rezende, Gabriel Chaves Figueiredo, Johnny Iglesias Mendes Araujo, Barbara Machado Campos, Riccardo Moretti, Riccardo Bozzi, Carlos Henrique Mendes Malhado, Paulo Luiz Souza Carneiro (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 19, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Characterization and typologies of dairy goat farms in the Mediterranean Region: A case of Italy and Turkey
Publication date: Available online 16 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Arzu Gökdai, Luisa Magrin, Engin Sakarya, Barbara Contiero, Flaviana Gottardo (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 17, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Population structure and effect of inbreeding on milk yield of Saanen goats in Brazilian production systems
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Renato Diógenes Macedo Paiva, José Ernandes Rufino de Sousa, Josiel Ferreira, Elizângela Emídio Cunha, Maria Pia Souza Lima Mattos de Paiva, Aurora Maria Guimarães Gouveia, Olivardo Facó (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 16, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Identification of two novel SNPs affecting lambing traits in sheep by using a 50K SNP-Chip
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Pasandideh Majid, Gholizadeh Mohsen, Rahimi-Mianji Ghodrat (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 15, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Reduced effect of mineral oil toxicity using four-well culture dish in sheep embryo production
Publication date: Available online 13 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi, Laura Mara, Abbas Parham, Maria Dattena (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 14, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Association of Inhibin Alpha gene polymorphism with litter size and growth in Malabari goats of India
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Haritha B. Pillai, R. Thirupathy Venkatachalapathy (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 12, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Hemogasometry, cardiac biomarkers and blood metabolites in goats with experimentally induced acute ruminal lactic acidosis
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Ana Clara Sarzedas Ribeiro, Ângela Imperiano da Conceição, Gliére Silmara Leite Soares, Felipe Rosendo Correia, José Paes de Oliveira-Filho, Pierre Castro Soares, Carla Lopes de Mendonça, José Augusto Bastos Afonso (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 12, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Prediction of the chemical body composition of hair lambs using the composition of a rib section
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): A.R. Sousa, A.C.N. Campos, L.P. Silva, L.R. Bezerra, R.N. Furtado, R.L. Oliveira, E.S. Pereira (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 12, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Distal paravertebral nerve block in sheep undergoing laparohysterotomy: comparing the use of 1% and 2% lignocaine hydrochloride
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Mohmmad Abrar Gayas, Mujeeb ur Rehman Fazili, Raja Aijaz, Nida Handoo, Mudasir Bashir Gugjoo, Shahid Hussain Dar, Aamir Salam Teeli (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 5, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Genetic analysis of reproduction, body weight and mohair production in South African Angora goats
Publication date: Available online 3 July 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): M.A. Snyman (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 3, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Effect of equine Chorionic Gonadotropin on glycosidase activity in the reproductive tract of ewes, in relation to ovarian response and embryo yield
Publication date: Available online 30 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Foteini Samartzi, Ekaterini K. Theodosiadou, Constantinos A. Rekkas, Aikaterini Saratsi, Aristotelis G. Lymberopoulos, Emmanouel Vainas, Theodora Tsiligianni (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 1, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Rabbit anti-deer polyclonal antibody applied to the diagnosis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in red deer (Cervus elaphus)
Publication date: Available online 30 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Hernán Santiago Hermida, Silvia Beatriz Colavecchia, Bárbara Fernández, Jorge Suhevic, Marcela Martinez Vivot, Guillermo Mereb, Silvia Leonor Mundo (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - July 1, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Doppler characteristics of hepatic venous hemodynamics in adult healthy camels (Camelus dromedarius)
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Hussein Awad Hussein, Arafat Khalphallah, Al-lethie A. Al-lethie, Sayed F. El-Hawari (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 28, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Morphometric characterization and zoometric indices of white Morada Nova breed: the first step for conservation
Publication date: Available online 27 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Samuel Freitas Nunes, Josiel Ferreira, Robson Mateus Freitas Silveira, Daniel Caetano Sales, José Ernandes Rufino de Sousa, Samuel Rezende Paiva, Débora Andréa Evangelista Façanha (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 28, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Genetic variability and population structure based on pedigree information for Muzaffarnagari sheep in India
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Ajoy Mandal, Hasan Baneh, B.V. Subramanyam, D.R. Notter (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 27, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Genetic and environmental parameters and trends for early growth and yearling traits in the Elsenburg Dormer resource flock
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Anieka Muller, Tertius S. Brand, Anna J. Scholtz, Anna C.M. Kruger, Schalk W.P. Cloete (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 27, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Critical factors for non-surgical artificial insemination in sheep
Publication date: Available online 25 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Phillip H. Purdy, Scott F. Spiller, Eugenie McGuire, Kenyon McGuire, Kalli Koepke, Scott Lake, Harvey D. Blackburn (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 26, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

The colostrum composition of sheep fed with high-energy diets supplemented with chromium
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Sarita Bonagurio Gallo, Débora Botequio Moretti, Mariluce Cardoso Oliveira, Fernanda Ferreira dos Santos, Luciano Brochine, Giuliana Micai, Mônica Márcia da Silva, Luis Orlindo Tedeschi (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 24, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Influence of dietary supplementation of yeast on milk composition and lactation curve behavior of Sohagi ewes, and the growth performance of their newborn lambs
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): M.Y. Elaref, H.A.M. Hamdon, U.A. Nayel, A.Z.M. Salem, U.Y. Anele (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 24, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Is multivariate analysis a useful tool to assess the morphometric profile of endangered goats?
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Rosália de Barros Nascimento de Medeiros, Janaina Kelli Gomes Arandas, Paulo Otávio Silva Cavalcante, Núbia Michelle Vieira da Silva, Júlio Cesar Vieira de Oliveira, Maria Norma Ribeiro (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 24, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research

Supplementation of soybean lecithin-based cryopreservation medium with glutathione: fertility and flow cytometry study of ram frozen-thawed semen
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Reza Masoudi, Nader Asadzadeh, Ahmad Zare Shahneh (Source: Small Ruminant Research)
Source: Small Ruminant Research - June 23, 2020 Category: Zoology Source Type: research