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Welfare & Behaviour

Covering the welfare and behaviour of livestock species, cultured aquatic species, companion animals including equines, and laboratory and zoo animals

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Event

22 - 28 July 2018 - Cambridge

Venue
Cambridge
Country
UK
Contact
Louise Holder, Secretariat
Contact Details
International Equine Reproduction Symposium Committee (IERSC), C/o The Hawthorns, 7 Wings Road, Lakenheath, Suffolk, IP27 9HW, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)1842 860 889
News Article

A study by cognitive researchers from the Messerli Research Institute of Vetmeduni Vienna, suggests that piglets possess highly developed learning...

Date
October 2017
Abstract

The aim of the article was to evaluate production efficiency changes of agricultural enterprises specialized in livestock production and identify its determinants. The total factor productivity (TFP) was used to analyse the changes as determined by the DEA Malmquist index. Evaluated sample...

Authors
Kostlivý, V.; Fuksovacute˜a, Z.; Dubec, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences
Publication
AGRIS On-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, 2017, 9, 2, pp 91-100
Abstract

Advertisement is one of marketing communication forms made by companies to reach sales goal of certain product. Advertising creativity is one of important factors that determine the success of television advertisement. Furthermore, the exposure intensity is also a determining factor to make...

Authors
Budiawan, R. D.; Satria, A.; Simanjuntak, M.
Publisher
Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo
Publication
Independent Journal of Management and Production, 2017, 8, 2, pp 378-394
Abstract

Peach fruits are ripen rapidly after harvest, especially at room temperature. It is difficult to handle because they are scars easily and easy to decay. It is generally acknowledged that modified atmospheres with elevated CO2 inhibits fruit ripening by reduces ethylene biosynthesis. This study was...

Authors
Chang EunHa; Lee JinSu; Kim JiGang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Scientia Horticulturae, 2017, 225, pp 399-407
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.
Miscellaneous

This year's UK Zoonoses Report continues to include feature articles which highlight human and animal incidents and issues of public health significance which occurred during 2015 which includes Anthrax, Hantavirus, Bovine TB, gastointestinal infections, and Swine Influenza. Also presented is a...

Publisher
Public Health England
Publication
Zoonoses Report: UK 2015, 2017, pp 98 pp.
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)
AbstractFull Text

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of ascorbic acid supplementation on nutrient digestibility, body weight and carcass traits of broiler chickens. Three hundred thirty chicks were divided into 2 groups of 75 each comprising 2 replicates. Ascorbic acid was supplementation in their...

Authors
Nirmala Kumari; Dhuria, R. K.; Sharma, T.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3D, pp 2546-2549

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