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An international team of scientists has identified several genetic mutations that, should they arise, could potentially allow the avian influenza...

Date
June 2017
Abstract

A 5-year-old intact female Maltese dog was referred to us with a history of left side head tilt and ataxia. Based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cerebrospinal fluid analysis results, the patient was tentatively diagnosed to meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology (MUE). Clinical signs were...

Authors
Jung DongIn; An SuJin; Hwang TaeSung; Lee HeeChun; Song JoongHyun; Cho KyuWoan
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2017, 34, 2, pp 152-155
CABI Book Info
Cover for Reproductive technologies in farm animals.

This second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. This book has...

Authors
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Event

2 - 6 September 2018 - Charlottetown, PEI

Venue
Charlottetown, PEI
Country
Canada
CAB ReviewFull Text

The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
animal health; biodiversity; domestic animals; ecosystems; environment; health care; legislation; regulations; sustainability
Authors
Queenan, K.; Garnier, J.; Nielsen, L. R.; Buttigieg, S.; Meneghi, D. de; Holmberg, M.; Zinsstag, J.; Rüegg, S.; Häsler, B.; Kock, R.
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The Sapelovirus genus, within the family Picornaviridae, consists of three species: Sapelovirus A (SV-A) formerly...

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Date
March 2017
Authors
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The research hypothesis assumed that the size of the cage affects bodyweight after weaning and prior to slaughter and, as a consequence, mean daily bodyweight gains in individuals of both sexes. The study was conducted from 2014 to 2015 at one of the private mink farms in Poland. In total, 800...

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Święcicka, N.; Bernacka, H.
Publisher
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Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 231-236
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Palm kernel expeller (PKE) is a feed by-product that is used by the dairy and beef industries. This study investigated the effect of partially replacing maize with PKE in a dairy concentrate on milk and ruminal fermentation parameters of Jersey cows grazing kikuyu-ryegrass pasture. Seventy-two...

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Wyngaard, J. D. V. van; Meeske, R.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 219-230
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This study investigated the relationships between lipid peroxidation (LPO) and sperm DNA damage following freezing-thawing of boar semen in different extenders. The comet assay was used to measure the extent of sperm DNA damage in a cryoprotectant-free extender or in cryoprotectant-based extenders...

Authors
Fraser, L.; Strzeżek, J.; Wasilewska, K.; Pareek, C. S.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 213-218
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Dairy goats have been imported into Tanzania since the 1960s to improve the milk production of Small East African (SEA) goats through crossbreeding. The SEA goats have poor genetic potential for milk. Although crossbreeding programmes started in the early 1980s, most were abandoned or failed for a...

Authors
Msalya, G.; Sonola, V. S.; Ngoda, P.; Kifaro, G. C.; Eik, L. O.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 202-212
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the effects of initial fattening age on carcass and meat quality of Simmental bulls imported from Austria to Turkey. These animals were allocated to two initial ages of fattening groups, namely young (n=74) and old group (n=61) at 5.5 and 7.5 months old,...

Authors
Ustuner, H.; Yalcİntan, H.; Orman, A.; Ardİclİ, S.; Ekİz, B.; Gencoglu, H.; Kandazoglu, O.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 194-201

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