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Red foxes found to host Taenia ovis in Australia

Researchers at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Australia have shown that red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are a host for the sheep parasite Taenia...

Date
April 2014
Miscellaneous

Working to reduce the use of animals in scientific research.

This journal aims to promote the reduction in the use of animals in research in support of animal welfare. The objective is to bring together new and existing initiatives for promoting the widespread adoption of scientific and technological advances which present significant opportunities to...

Publisher
Department of Health
Publication
Working to reduce the use of animals in scientific research, 2014, pp 42 pp.
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Metabolic adaptation during early lactation: key to cow health, longevity and a sustainable dairy production chain.

Enhancing longevity by reducing involuntary culling and consequently increasing productive life and lifetime production of dairy cows is not only a strategy to improve a farm's profit, but is also related to improved animal welfare. High rates of involuntary culling in dairy cows are currently...

Date
April 2014
Subjects
animal health; animal tissues; animal welfare; bovine mastitis; carbohydrate metabolism; cows; culling; dairy cattle; dairy cows; dairy farming; disease incidence; energy intake; feed intake; female fertility; lactation; lameness; longevity; mammary gland diseases; mammary glands; metabolic disorders; milk; milk production; milk yield; oxidative stress; productivity; profitability; profits; sustainability
Authors
Knegsel, A. T. M. van; Hammon, H. M.; Bernabucci, U.; Bertoni, G.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Goselink, R. M. A.; Gross, J. J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Parmentier, H. K.; Trevisi, E.; Tröscher, A.; Vuuren, A. M. van
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American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum

3 - 6 June 2015 - Indianapolis, Indiana

Venue
Indianapolis, Indiana
Country
USA
Contact Details
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1997 Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80214-5293, USA.
Tel
+1 800 245 9081
Fax
+1 303 231 0880
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A new species of chigger mite (Acari: Trombiculidae) from rodents in Southwest China.

This paper describes a new species of chigger mite (Acari: Trombiculidae), Gahrliepia cangshanensis n. sp., from rodents in southwest China. The specimens were collected from Yunnan red-backed voles, Eothenomys miletus (Thomas, 1914), and a Chinese white-bellied rat, Niviventer confucianus...

Authors
Ren TianGuang; Guo XianGuo; Jin DaoChao; Wu Dian; Fletcher, Q. E.
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2014, 52, 1, pp 63-67

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