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The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

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Queenan, K.; Garnier, J.; Nielsen, L. R.; Buttigieg, S.; Meneghi, D. de; Holmberg, M.; Zinsstag, J.; Rüegg, S.; Häsler, B.; Kock, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 014, pp 1-17
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It is not possible to avoid, predict or prevent mycotoxin occurrence during pre-harvest and feed storage. Despite efforts to control fungal contamination, extensive mycotoxin contamination has been reported to occur in feed. Therefore, their presence represents a constant health risk for animals....

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Cheli, F.; Pinotti, L.; Novacco, M.; Ottoboni, M.; Tretola, M.; Dell'Orto, V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 010, pp 1-20
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Appropriate feeding during the pregnancy and post-pregnancy period determines both the milk production in the ensuing lactation as well as the reproductive efficiency of the animal. During this period, 3 weeks before and 3 weeks after parturition are very important because dramatic physiological...

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Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 006, pp 1-8
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Noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) worldwide. The virus was reported from humans and later was identified in different symptomatic and/or asymptomatic animal species, such as bovine, ovine, swine, canine and feline. In animals NoV infection is...

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Alfieri, A. A.; Leme, R. A.; Alfieri, A. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 005, pp 1-14
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Antimicrobial resistance is an issue of global concern and the quantity of antibiotics used in animal agriculture make it an obvious potential contributor. Subtherapeutic use of antibiotics has likely been the largest contributor to this phenomenon, due to the selection pressure exerted over...

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Littier, H. M.; Chambers, L. R.; Knowlton, K. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 003, pp 1-9
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The prediction of complex or quantitative traits from single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotypes has transformed livestock and plant breeding, and is also playing an increasingly important role in prediction of human disease. Genomic predictions are made using a prediction equation derived from ...

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Wang TingTing; Chen YiPing [Chen, Y. P. P. ]; Hayes, B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 034, pp 1-18
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Practitioners who support the human-animal bond can organize a team to provide end of life hospice/'Pawspice' care services in their hospitals. Selected staff can acquire communication skills needed to deal with end of life care issues. Pawspice carers often express worry, disappointment, fear,...

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Villalobos, A. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 031, pp 1-4
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Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

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Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 053, pp 1-9
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The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) is a popular pet in many societies; however, the attitudes of people towards cats vary greatly among stakeholders. Today, cats fill roles as companions, competitors, hunters of small prey, and in some communities, perceived as a nuisance. There are both...

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Siracusa, C.; Provoost, L. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 047, pp 1-6
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Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is essential to humans and animals. Vitamin D3, the form active in poultry, can be synthesized endogenously but, as this process has very low efficiency in this species, vitamin D3 must be supplemented via feed. To become active, vitamin D3 must be hydroxylated twice in...

Author(s)
Litta, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 051, pp 1-10

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