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Stress is a non-specific response of the body to a stressor that is perceived as a threat to homeostasis. Each stressor causes stress and a specific action. Manifestation of the disease depends on the specific action of the stressor, and specific internal (age, gender, breed, genetic inheritance)...

Author(s)
Turk, R.; Jukić, I.; Samardžija, M.; Robić, M.; Belić, M.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
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Veterinarska Stanica, 2017, 48, 4, pp 305-315
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The aim of this characterization study was to describe several welfare indicators on the farm and find possible difference between the prevalence of hock injuries, body condition (BCS), and hygiene score across 15 free stalls with cubicles (F) and 15 tie stalls (T) dairy cattle farms in...

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Trillo, Y.; Quintela, L. A.; Barrio, M.; Becerra, J. J.; Vigo, M.; Peña, A. I.; Herradón, P. G.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
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Archivos de Zootecnia, 2017, 66, 254, pp 203-213
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Climate change has an adverse effect on climate sensitive livestock sector. A well-structured interview schedule was used to collect the practices adopted by the livestock farmers at farm-level in irrigated and rainfed areas of Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu. Practices adapted to mitigate the...

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Uma, V.; Narmatha, N.; Sakthivel, K. M.; Purushothaman, M. R.; Sureshkumar, S.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research, 2017, 36, 1, pp 30-33
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Background: The objective was to investigate the effect of placing mats on concrete slatted floors on performance, behaviour, hoof condition, dirt scores, physiological and immunological variables of beef steers, and to compare responses with animals on out-wintering pads. Continental crossbred...

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Earley, B.; McNamara, J. D.; Jerrams, S. J.; O'Riordan, E. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 34, pp (30 May 2017)
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Antibiotics need to be used judiciously. If antibiotics are used when they are not needed, or in a way that provides no benefit, it is a waste of money. Reducing antimicrobial use may help to reduce production costs. In addition, antimicrobial resistance is an emerging problem on pig farms and the...

Author(s)
Friendship, R.; Deckert, A.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th London Swine Conference, Where Research Meets Production, London, Ontario, Canada, 28-29 March 2017, 2017, pp 101-106
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This book chapter discusses the productivity challenges throughout the different stages of pig production, particularly in the sow barn. Emphasis on management of sow genetics, breeding and reproduction, nutrition, immunity, and disease prevention are also highlighted.

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Eastwood, L.; Magrath, D.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th London Swine Conference, Where Research Meets Production, London, Ontario, Canada, 28-29 March 2017, 2017, pp 65-69
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This book chapter discusses the definition, practice, application, farm layout, building design and equipments required in implementing batch farrowing in a pig farm.

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Learn, G.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
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Proceedings of the 17th London Swine Conference, Where Research Meets Production, London, Ontario, Canada, 28-29 March 2017, 2017, pp 51-53
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Micoflora count and structure on exposed surfaces in a poultry house was investigated in the study. The study was carried out in a broiler house in a winter period during a five-week production cycle. Swabs were taken weekly from surfaces of walls, ceiling, air inlets, feeders and drinkers, made of ...

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Ostović, M.; Ravić, I.; Kovačić, M.; Žužul, S.; Matković, K.; Pavičić, Ž.; Kabalin, A. E.; Menčik, S.; Tomić, D. H.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
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XII. Simpozij Peradarski Dani 2017. s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem, Šibenik, Hrvatska, 10-13 svibnja 2017, 2017, pp 122-126
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Parés, R.; Rodrigo, J.
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Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2017, No.204, pp 14-15
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High environmental temperatures cause a decrease in feed consumption by laying hens and, as a consequence, a reduction of productive performance and egg weight. The hens age is a factor influencing the albumen quality that tends to be more liquefied in older hens. Such variable is analysed by the...

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Freitas, L. C. S. R.; Tinôco, I. F. F.; Baêta, F. C.; Barbari, M.; Conti, L.; Teles Júnior, C. G. S.; Cândido, M. G. L.; Morais, C. V.; Sousa, F. C.
Publisher
Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture, Saku, Estonia
Citation
Agronomy Research, 2017, 15, 3, pp 687-693

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