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Physiology & Management

Daniel Hojman1 and Ezra, Ephraim.2

1Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – Extension Service

2Israel Cattle Breeders Association – Herdbook Center

Analysis of genetic aspects related to live body weight in dairy cows

Gelb E. Kislev Y. Voet H. – Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Hebrew University, Rehovot
Measuring the Benefit of a Computer in the Milking Parlor – Yavneh Case Study

Zachut M. et al – PLoS ONE, 2018 13 (11): 1-22
Characterization of the endocannabinoid system in subcutaneous adipose tissue in periparturient dairy cows and its association to metabolic profiles

Drach U. et al – Biosystems Engineering, 2017 155: 134-141
Automatic herding reduces labour and increases milking frequency in robotic milking

Sood P. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 2017 100 (11): 9372–9381
Preovulatory follicle characteristics and oocyte competence in repeat breeder dairy cows

Honig H. et al – General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2016 235: 64-69
Seasonal and Parity Effects on Ghrelin Levels throughout the Estrous Cycle in Dairy Cows

Honig H. et al – Theriogenology, 2016 86 (2): 626-634
The Effect of Cooling Management on Blood Flow to the Dominant Follicle and Estrous Cycle Length at Heat Stress

Weyl-Feinstein S et al – Precision Livestock Farming Applications. 2015
Monitoring of the physiological and behavioural stress response of Holstein bulls following group mixing

Zachut M. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 2013 96 (9):  5656–5669
Periparturient dairy cows do not exhibit hepatic insulin resistance, yet adipose-specific insulin resistance occurs in cows prone to high weight loss

Honig H. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 2012 95 (7): 3736-3742
Performance and welfare of high-yielding dairy cows subjected to 5 or 8 cooling sessions daily under hot and humid climate

Mabjeesh S.J., Gal-Garber O., Shamay A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2012 90: 699–705
Effect of Photoperiod in the Third Trimester of Gestation on Milk Production and Circulating Hormones in Dairy Goats

Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2011 94: 2147-2158
Are adaptations present to support dairy cattle productivity in warm climates?

Leibovich H., Zenou A., Seada P. and Miron J. – Small Ruminant Research, 2011 99 (2): 153-159
Effects of shearing, ambient cooling and feeding with byproducts as partial roughage replacement on milk yield and composition in Assaf sheep under heat-load conditions

Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2010 93: 242-248
Forced heat loss from body surface reduces heat flow to body surface

Brosh A. et al – Journal of Animal Science, 2010 88: 315-323
Energy cost of activities and locomotion of grazing cows: A repeated study in larger plots

Flamenbaum I., Galon N. – Journal of Reproduction and Development Suppl, 2010 56: S37-S41
Management of Heat Stress to Improve Fertility in Dairy Cows in Israel 

Galon N. – Journal of Reproduction and Development Suppl, 2010 56: S48-S52
The use of pedometry for estrus detection in dairy cows in Israel. Journal of Reproduction and Development

Halachmi I. et al – EAAP – 61st Annual Meeting, Heraklion 2010
Operating robotic milking under arid environment

Moallem U. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 2010 93: 2639-2650
Long-term effects of ad libitum whole milk prior to weaning and prepubertal protein supplementation on skeletal growth rate and first-lactation milk production

Adin G. et al – Livestock Science, 2009 124 (1):189-195
Effects of cooling dry cows under heat load conditions on mammary gland enzymatic activity, intake of food and water, and performance during the dry period and after parturition

Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2009 87: 3413-3417
Predicted limits for evaporative cooling in heat stress relief of cattle in warm conditions

Halachmi I. – Biosystems Engineering,  2009 102 (4): 453-460
Simulating the hierarchical order and cow queue length in an automatic milking system

Shneider B., Eben Chaime M., Gilad D., Halachmi I. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2009 92: 1749-1754
Mathematical optimization to improve cows’ artificial insemination services 

Halachmi I., Polak P., Roberts D.J., Klopcic M. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2008 91: 4444-4451
Cow Body Shape and Automation of Condition Scoring  

Brosh A. – Journal of Animal Science, 2007 85: 1213-1227
Heart rate measurements as an index of energy expenditure and energy balance in ruminants:
A review

Mabjeesh  S., Gal-Garber O., and Samay A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2007 90 (2): 699-705
Effect of Photoperiod in the Third Trimester of Gestation on Milk Production and Circulating Hormones in Dairy Goats

Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2006 89: 3817-3825
Extending the Potential of Evaporative Cooling for Heat-Stress Relief

Nitzan R., et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 2006 89: 4462-4472
Stochastic Models for Simulating Parallel, Rotary, and Side-Opening Milking Parlors

Berman A. – Journal of Animal Science, 2005 83: 1377-1384
Estimates of heat stress relief needs for Holstein dairy cows

Hojman D., Gips M., Ezra E. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2005 88: 580-584
Association Between Live Body Weight and Milk Urea Concentration in Holstein Cows

Shabi Z., Murphy M.R., Moallem U.  – Journal of Dairy Science, 2005 88: 1848-1854
Within-Day Feeding Behavior of Lactating Dairy Cows Measured Using a Real-Time Control System

Shamay A., et al. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2005 88: 1460-1469
Effect of Nursing Management and Skeletal Size at Weaning on Puberty, Skeletal Growth Rate, and Milk Production During First Lactation of Dairy Heifers

Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2004 87: 1400-1412.
Tissue and external insulation estimates and their effects on prediction of energy requirements and of heat stress.

Halachmi I. – Journal of Dairy Science, 2004 87: 764-775
Designing the automatic milking farm in a hot climate

Hojman D. et al, – Journa of Dairy Science, 2004 87: 1001–1011
Relationships Between Milk Urea and Production, Nutrition, and Fertility Traits in Israeli Dairy Herds

Berman A. – Jounal of Dairy Science, 2003 86: 3605–3610
Effects of Body Surface Area Estimates on Predicted Energy Requirements and Heat Stress

Shamay A., Shapiro F., Mabjeesh S. J. and Silanikove N. – Life Sciences, 2002 70 (23): 2707-19
Casein-derived phosphopeptides disrupt tight junction integrity, and precipitously dry up milk secretion in goats

Arbel R. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 2001 84: 600–608
The Effect of Extended Calving Intervals in High Lactating Cows on Milk Production and Profitability

Barash H. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 2001 84: 2314–2320
Interrelationships Among Ambient Temperature, Day Length and Milk Yield in Dairy Cows Under a Mediterranean Climate

Aharoni Y, Brosh A, Ezra E. –  Journal of Dairy Science, 2000 83: 2779–2781
Short communication: prepartum photoperiod effect on milk yield and composition in dairy cows.

Eshkenazi I., Maltz E., Zion B., Rishpon J. – Journal of Animal Science, 2000. 83: 1939-1945
A Three-Cascaded-Enzymes Biosensor to Determine Lactose Concentration in Raw Milk

Maltz E, Reinemann D J, Davis M. –  ASAE Annual International Meeting, 2000
Blood Flow and Oxygen Concentration of Teat-end Tissue Before and After Machine Milking

Shamay Avi et al. – Annales de Zootechnie, 2000 49: 343–352
Effect of dexamethasone on milk yield and composition in dairy cows

Brosh A. et al – Journal of Animal Science, 1998. 76: 2671–2677
Effects of solar radiation, dietary energy, and time of feeding on thermoregulatory responses and energy balance in cattle in a hot environment.

Brosh A. et al – Journal of Animal Science, 1998. 76: 2671–2677
Estimation of energy expenditure from heart rate measurements in cattle maintained under different conditions.

Bar-Peled U. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 1997 80: 2523–2528
Increased weight gain and effects on production parameters of Holstein heifer calves that were allowed to suckle from birth to six weeks of age.

Barash H, Silanikove N, Weller JI. –  Journal of Dairy Science, 1996 79: 1015-1020
Effect of season of birth on milk, fat, and protein production of Israeli Holsteins.

Maltz E, Silanikove N. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1996 79: 1621-1626
Kidney function and nitrogen balance of high yielding dairy cows at the onset of lactation 

Bar-Peled U. et al, – Journal of Dairy Science, 1995 78: 2726-2736
Relationship Between Frequent Milking or Suckling in Early Lactation and Milk Production of High Producing Dairy Cows

Flamenbaum I. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1995 78: 2221-2229
Interactions between body condition at calving and cooling of dairy cows during lactation in summer.

Maltz E. et al – 1994 Journal of Dairy Science, 1994 77: 2632-2639
Diurnal fluctuations in plasma ions and water intake of dairy cows as affected by lactation in warm weather.

Lotan E et al – Journal foDairy Science, 1993 76: 1394-3402
Effects of recombinant bovine somatotropin under conditions of high production and heat stress.

Peri I et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1993 76: 742-751
The effect of manipulation in energy allowance during the rearing period of heifers on hormone concentrations and milk production in first lactation cows.

Spahr S.L., et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1993 76: 2723-2735
Lactation Potential as a Criterion for Strategy of Feeding Total Mixed Rations to Dairy Cows

Maltz E. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1992 75: 1588-1603
Comparative Responses of Lactating Cows to Total Mixed Ration or Computerized Individual Concentrates Feeding

Maltz E. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1991 74: 2277-2289
Milk Yield, Parity, and Cow Potential As Variables for Computerized Concentrate Supplementation Strategy 

Shalit U. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1991 74: 1874-1883
Water, sodium, potassium, and chlorine metabolism of dairy cows at the onset of lactation in hot weather.

Her E. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1988 71: 1085-1092
Thermal, Productive, and Reproductive Responses of High Yielding Cows Exposed to Short-Term Cooling in Summer

Wolfenson D., Flamenbaum I., Berman A. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1988 71: 809-818
Dry Period Heat Stress Relief Effects on Prepartum Progesterone, Calf Birth Weight, and Milk Production

Flamenbaum I. et al – Journal of Dairy Science, 1986 69: 3140-3147
Cooling Dairy Cattle by a Combination of Sprinkling and Forced Ventilation and Its Implementation in the Shelter System

Berman A. et al. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1985 63: 1488-1495
Upper Critical Temperatures and Forced Ventilation Effects for High-Yielding Dairy Cows in a Subtropical Climate

Shkolnik A., Maltz E., Gordin S. Journal of Dairy Science, 1980 63: 1749-1754
Desert Conditions and Goat Milk Production

Berman A., Zamsky J. – Journal of Dairy Science, 1971 54: 1216-1218
Thermoregulatory Control in Cattle Exposed to the Natural Climate

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