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Patent issued for nutrient-protecting 'peanut brittle' for ruminants

U.S. Patent No. 8,828,421, "Method for Encapsulation of Orally Ingested Materials to Alter the Site of Digestion, Site of Action, or Stability," was...

Date
December 2014
Miscellaneous

Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement.

This publication discusses small ruminant breed conservation and improvement in India (particularly in Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu), their impact on small-holder livestock rearers, lessons learnt and issues requiring policy intervention for facilitating...

Authors
Nimbkar, C.; Ghalsasi, P.
Publisher
South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Programme
Publication
Small ruminant rearing. Breed conservation and genetic improvement, 2012, pp 69 pp.
Event

Wildlife & Exotic Symposium

11 - 12 April 2015 - Davis, California

Venue
Davis, California
Country
USA
Contact
Karl E. Jandrey
Contact Details
UC Davis Medicine Center for Continuing Professional Education, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA.
Tel
+1 530 752 3905
CAB ReviewFull Text

Prion disease zoonosis: assessing risk associated with new and emerging prion agents.

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

Date
September 2014
Subjects
aetiology; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; brain; brain diseases; chronic wasting disease; Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; disease models; disease transmission; emerging infectious diseases; experimental infections; human diseases; laboratory animals; prion diseases; prion proteins; prions; reviews; risk assessment; scrapie; scrapie agent; zoonoses
Authors
Barron, R. M.
AbstractFull Text

Estimation of nonadditive genetic impacts on lifetime performance through a grading-up breeding program with Holstein-Friesian.

The aim of this study was to estimate the total lifetime milk production and non additive genetic effects (recombination and heterosis) of cows with different proportions of Holstein-Friesian genes, obtained from the Serbian Fleckvieh (SF) and the Holstein-Friesian (HF) crossbreeding program in...

Authors
Nemes, Z.; Vidovic´, V.; Lukač, D.; Ivankovic´, A.; Grubic´, G.; Komlósi, I.; Gáspárdy, A.
Publisher
Hrvatska mljekarska udruga - Croatian Dairy Union
Publication
Mljekarstvo, 2014, 64, 4, pp 261-267

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