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Joint-ill, or septic arthritis, affects the joints of newborn lambs and causes painful swelling. Lambs infected with the bacterial disease fail to...

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January 2017
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M Djuric, DVM
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9 - 10 November 2017 - Javits Centre, New York

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Javits Centre, New York
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USA
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The genus Brachyspira (formerly Treponema and later Serpulina) is a member of the family Brachyspiraceae within...

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In biofloc technology (BFT) systems, nutrient cycling for microorganisms takes place. This results in minimal or null water exchange. The sum of fish biomass and microorganisms favors alkalinity consumption and, consequently, pH reduction. It is in this context that the present study evaluates...

Authors
Martins, G. B.; Tarouco, F.; Rosa, C. E.; Robaldo, R. B.
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Elsevier Ltd
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Aquaculture, 2017, 468, Part 1, pp 10-17
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Cover for Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation...

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Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
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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...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
accuracy; Bayesian theory; domestic animals; genetic gain; genetic markers; genomes; genomics; linkage disequilibrium; livestock; microsatellites; quantitative trait loci; reviews; selection; single nucleotide polymorphism; traits
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Wang TingTing; Chen YiPing [Chen, Y. P. P. ]; Hayes, B.
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Gomes, F. H. T.; Cândido, M. J. D.; Carneiro, M. S. de S.; Furtado, R. N.; Pereira, E. S.
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In our study, a modified technique of medial patellar desmotomy in donkey was performed on 10 apparently adult healthy alive donkeys of both sexes in addition to other two cadavers. In concern to the upward fixation of the patella in donkeys as native animals in Upper Egypt which recorded high...

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African Association of Veterinary Anatomists
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Laparoscopic anatomy of the abdomen is an applied anatomical study, which provides an accurate and detailed description of the anatomy of the abdomen of donkey positioned in dorsal recumbency. It has a diagnostic and a therapeutic surgical importance. The laparoscopy was performed on ten adult...

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