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Hill’s Global Symposium in Miami Offers Free-CPD to Vets and Nurses

Hill’sTM Global Symposiums are well established as significant events in the veterinary calendar and are attended by veterinary specialists...

Date
April 2015
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
Abstract

Prevalence and worm burdens of gastro-intestinal parasites in stray dogs of Mekelle city, Tigray, Ethiopia.

Stray dogs (Canis familiaris) are ownerless native dogs of mostly non descriptive nature which roam freely without human supervision and gastrointestinal parasites are common pathogens in these dogs and some are reservoirs of parasitic infections of humans. A study on gastrointestinal parasites of...

Authors
Getachew Gugsa; Tesfay Hailu; Shewit Kalayou; Nigus Abebe; Yohannes Hagos
Publisher
IDOSI Publications
Publication
American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 2015, 15, 1, pp 8-15
CABI Book Info
Cover for Domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

Domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

This fifth edition book is a comprehensive guide to the behaviour and welfare of domestic animals. It provides practical information for those involved with farming, pet animals and veterinary work and reviews scientific information about the assessment of animal welfare, and the evaluation of the...

Authors
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Factors influencing litter size in pigs.

Improvement of litter size in pigs through selection was considered a difficult task in the past. Low heritability, negative correlation between direct additive genetic and maternal effect, limited size of the nucleus population, expression only in females, and relatively late age of measurements,...

Date
April 2015
Subjects
genetic correlation; genetic effects; genetic factors; genomics; genotypes; heritability; litter size; maternal effects; reproductive performance; reviews; selection
Authors
Lukovic´, Z.; Škorput, D.
Event

VetEd 2015

9 - 10 July 2015 - Cambridge University

Venue
Cambridge University
Country
UK
Contact
Alun Williams
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Acarus (mites)

Datasheet Type(s): Arthropod

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Cointegration and market integration: an application to hides and 'pomo' markets in Nigeria.

Aim: To investigate long run and short run relationship between the prices of hides and 'pomo' in Kano and Lagos markets in Nigeria, using cointegration techniques. Study design: The study made use of purely secondary data the prices of hides for the past twenty one years (1988-2009) in Kano State...

Authors
Yusuf, O.; Olukosi, J. O.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2015, 7, 1, pp 62-69
AbstractFull Text

Effect of bio-organic amendments on the infestation of major pests & foliar disease, leaf productivity in mulberry (Morus alba L).

Massive utilization of inorganic fertilizers for a prolonged period leads to alteration of the soil chemical properties, the availability and uptake of nutrients by the plants. The field experiments aimed at investigating the effect of bio-organic amendments on infestation of major pests, foliar...

Authors
Barna Chakraborty; Chanda, A. K.; Chakraborty, S. K.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 2015, 7, 1, pp 10-16
AbstractFull Text

Pharmacological potential of Tricosanthes tricuspidata and Clematis montana for hypoglycemic and antioxidant activity.

The aim of present study was to evaluate the antidiabetic and antioxidant potential of Tricosanthes tricuspidata and Clematis montana leaf and root extracts. On the basis of toxicity studies a dose of 200 mg/kg body weight was selected for antidiabetic activity. Diabetes was induced by the...

Authors
Sanjay Singh; Sadath Ali; Mamta Singh
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2015, 6, 3, pp 175-180
AbstractFull Text

Toxicological and biochemical studies of Myristica fragrans hydroalcoholic extracts in albino rats.

Aims: Myristica fragrans is one of the plants used as a herbal medicine. This plant includes some components that can treat many diseases. This study was done to evaluate the M. fragrans hydroalcoholic effects on some hematological parameters, thyroid hormones, some liver enzymes, blood urea...

Authors
Khoshvaghti, A.; Hashemian, M.; Dehghan, V.; Babehoveizy, H. R. M.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2015, 6, 3, pp 154-166
AbstractFull Text

Effect of duck egg yolk on cryopreservation and fertility of Egyptian buffalo bull semen.

The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of different duck egg yolk (DEY) concentrations (10, 15 and 20% DEY) with chicken egg yolk (20% CHEY) on the cryopreservation of Egyptian buffalo spermatozoa following dilution, equilibration and freezing-thawing processes. For this...

Authors
El-Sharawy, M. E.; El-Seify, E. S. M.; Hussien, A. M.; El-Sherbieny, M.; El-Shamaa, I. S.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2015, 3, 4, pp 1133-1138

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