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Theme: Improvement of beef suckler cows

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MS0101: Improved performance and output of autumn calving hill suckler cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1999, Cost £937,931
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0102: Improved performance and output of summer calving hill suckler cows
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £49,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0103: Oestrus detection in maiden heifers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £31,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0104: Physiological monitoring of hill suckler cow performance
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £81,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0105: Improved performance of suckler cows - finishing calves
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1999, Cost £297,514
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0106: Polyunsaturated fatty acids and beef quality
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £18,096
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0109: Development of livestock farming techniques for altering the protein:fat ratio in the natural composition of milk
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £35,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0110: Interactions of calcium and sodium salts in meat systems
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £14,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0111: Influence of calcium chloride on the rapid tenderization and flavour of cold-boned forequarter beef muscle
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £28,050
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0112: Improved performance of suckler cows - endocrine patterns
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £89,942
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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