The mean values of milk lactoserum proteins were 20.0260.665, 28.8421.25 and 10.176 0.568 mg/mL for Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred
The pure-exotic breed showed highest level of MDA followed by cross-bred
and the two local breeds, indicating that the pure and cross-bred
dairy cows feel more oxidative stress than the two local breeds of Sahiwal and Achai.
"With an increasing number of cross-bred
animals now in the national dairy herd it's important to recognise the strength of breeding here.
Thirty six disease free, normal cyclical lactating dairy cows, comprising indigenous (9 Sahiwal, 9 Achai) and cross-bred
(9 Sahiwal x Holstein Frisian), located at livestock research and development station Surezai, district Peshawar, Pakistan, while 9 pure-exotic Holstein Friesian (HF) dairy cows located at The University of Agriculture Peshawar Dairy Farm were selected.
The sale, judged by cattle exhibitor Mark Hallam, was organised to showcase some of the finest cross-bred
cattle in North Wales, for which the region is rapidly gaining a winning reputation.
This is nowhere near the silliest accepted name for a cross-bred
"They would also earn more from the sale of cross-bred
beef calves and avoid the messy problem of disposing of unwanted pure-bred males," he added.
The Jermans are confident that demand for the Limousin breed, especially for pure and cross-bred
females, will grow as finishers accept that it will be difficult to meet evolving carcass specifications using suckler cows that carry Holstein genes.
Norstein backers believe the cross-bred
will herald a new direction in the UK.
The two cross-bred
dogs were found by a walker late on Monday night as she walked over remote moor land near Bridgend.
The family's 100 cross-bred
cows and two flocks of sheep - 710 Welsh ewes and 620 Lloen ewes - will also be on view.
In the beef section, top honours were taken by cross-bred
heifer Miss Royal, bred by Andrew Powell, of Knighton, Powys, and shown by Derek Winney, of Hereford.