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For the first time, Enterobacteriaceae that carry a transmissible carbapenem resistance gene have been found on a livestock farm in the United...

Date
December 2016
Abstract

The fate of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) in constructed wetlands has received more concerns recently. This study aimed to assess the influence of hydraulic flow direction (down-flow or up-flow) and substrate type (brick rubble or oyster shell) on removal of antibiotics and...

Authors
Huang Xu; Zheng JiaLun; Liu ChaoXiang; Liu Lin; Liu YuHong; Fan HongYong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 308, pp 692-699
CAB ReviewFull Text

Increased future demand of animal products as well as competition between food, feed and fuel, require efficient utilization of feed resources to strengthen environmental, economic and social sustainability of livestock systems. The objective of this review is to summarize current knowledge on...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
amino acids; cattle feeding; cows; dairy cattle; dairy cows; factors of production; feed conversion efficiency; feed formulation; feed intake; feeds; forage; milk production; nutrient balance; nutrition physiology; policy; pollutants; pollution control; productivity; rumen; socioeconomics; sustainability
Authors
Empel, M. J. van; Makkar, H. P. S.; Dijkstra, J.; Lund, P.
MiscellaneousFull Text

This third annual workshop report contains items on efforts to reduce livestock disease and greenhouse gas emission intensity reductions. Topics discussed are: animal health and GHG emissions intensity network; exploring interactions between climate change and livestock parasites; influence of...

Publisher
Animal Health and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Network
Publication
Animal Health and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Network Third Annual Workshop, Konventum Conference Centre, Elsinore, Denmark, 15th March 2016, 2016, pp 48 pp.
Event

4 - 9 June 2017 - South Wharf, Victoria

Venue
South Wharf, Victoria
Country
Australia
Contact
Australian Veterinary Association
Contact Details
National Office, Unit 40, 6 Herbert Street, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia.
Tel
+02 9431 5000
Fax
+02 9437 9068
CABI Book Info
Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Authors
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
AbstractFull Text

The effect was evaluated of energy supplementation with ground maize grain on the performance and behaviour of Anglo-Nubian goats under a silvopastoral system of leucena and tropical grasses. The experiment was carried out in an area of Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) De Wit.) intercropped...

Authors
Carvalho, W. F. de; Oliveira, M. E. de; Alves, A. A.; Moura, R. L. de; Moura, R. M. de A. da S.
Publisher
Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara
Publication
Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2017, 48, 1, pp 199-207

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