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Breeding & Genetics

Covering all aspects of husbandry, breeding, genetics, molecular genetics, reproductive biotechnology, reproduction and reproductive diseases of livestock, companion species including equines, and laboratory species 

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1 - 4 August 2018 - Milwaukee, AL

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This document summarizes epidemiological information on human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) viruses in China, and indicates events which are critical for European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)'s monitoring and reporting efforts. This rapid risk assessment builds on the...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Publication
Influenza A(H7N9) virus in China. Implications for public health. Seventh update, 3 July 2017, 2017, pp 15 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Animal diseases are a significant source of lost revenue in livestock production systems. Reduction and control of diseases has traditionally been done under three management programs: eradication by test and slaughter, vaccination, and use of antibiotics. However, inadequate efficacy of vaccines...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
animal diseases; antibiotics; biochemical markers; control programmes; culling; diagnosis; disease control; disease prevalence; disease prevention; domestic animals; efficacy; infectious diseases; livestock; losses; messenger RNA; natural immunity; pathogens; potency; poultry; regulatory genes; reviews; RNA; slaughter; translation; vaccination
Authors
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
News Article

Scientists have mapped which genes are turned on and off in the different tissues and organs in sheep and these findings shed new light on the...

Date
September 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
CABI Book Info
Cover for Peas and beans.

This book describes the most commonly grown large-seeded legumes used as food and feed crops throughout the world. The species considered are: Pisum sativum, in the forms of dried peas (combining peas) and as fresh vegetables (vining peas or fresh market peas); Vicia faba, in the dry form as faba...

Authors
Biddle, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640914)
AbstractFull Text

A cross-sectional survey was performed in 40 family farming units (FFU) from the Quebradas of Humahuaca and Toro of Jujuy and Salta provinces, with the aim of describing production practices in their goat flocks. Farmers were subjected to an ad hoc survey to gather data on general management and...

Authors
Suarez, V. H.; Martínez, G. M.; Nievas, J. D.; Quiroga Roger, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion
Publication
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 186-194
AbstractFull Text

Bovine respiratory complex (BRC) is a leading cause of production loss among beef, dairy and feedlot cattle. The infectious agents involved are viruses, bacteria and mycoplasma. Viral agents include Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV), Bovine parainfluenza-3 virus (BPI3V), Bovine herpesvirus...

Authors
Streitenberger, N.; Ferella, A.; Pérez Aguirreburualde, M. S.; Sammarruco, A.; Dus Santos, M. J.; Mozgovoj, M. V.; Maidana, S.; Romera, S. A.; Pecora, A.; Quiroga, M. A.; Fazzio, L. E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion
Publication
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 149-155

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