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  • n. Plural form of lactation.


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  • "But in the move away from grass-fed cows in past 30-40 years to cereal grain and soya to pack in more energy for milk production, cows are becoming sick and lame - it is not the right diet for a ruminant - and are culled after two or three lactations."

    Food politics and real milk

  • Cows, goats and sheep normally give their maximum milk yield during their second and third lactations.

    Chapter 35

  • Decreased milk flow usually occurs in an animal's first three lactations.

    Chapter 35

  • · Animal produces less milk than expected (for instance, compared to previous lactations).

    Chapter 35

  • Buffaloes give their highest yield in their third and fourth lactations.

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  • At Caserta, Italy, a herd of 1,600 machine-milked, pedigreed dairy buffaloes has produced average yields of 1,500 kg during lactations of 270 days.

    3 Milk

  • On Indian government farms, average yields for milking buffaloes range from 4 to 7 kg per day in lactations averaging 285 days.

    3 Milk

  • That would mean from eighteen to twenty-four children for each mother, provided she survived so many births and lactations.

    Continence—Is It Practicable or Desirable

  • The rude labours, the early maternity and lactations, soon age and wither them.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • The vaccination schedule for sows consists of two 2-ml injections at a three-week interval for the primary vaccination, and a booster at each gestation or subsequent lactations.

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