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What is the evidence for probiotic use in equine medicine?

A review published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine aims to provide veterinarians with evidence-based information on when and why...

Date
November 2014
Abstract

A genome-wide detection of copy number variation using SNP genotyping arrays in Beijing-You chickens.

Copy number variation (CNV) has been recently examined in many species and is recognized as being a source of genetic variability, especially for disease-related phenotypes. In this study, the PennCNV software, a genome-wide CNV detection system based on the 60 K SNP BeadChip was used on a total...

Authors
Zhou Wei; Liu RanRan; Zhang JingJing; Zheng MaiQing; Li Peng; Chang GuoBin; Wen Jie; Zhao GuiPing
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Genetica, 2014, 142, 5, pp 441-450
Event

Equine Advanced Techniques in Fracture Management

16 - 19 April 2015 - Columbus, Ohio

Venue
Columbus, Ohio
Country
USA
Contact Details
AO North America Continuing Medical Education 1700 Russel Road, Paoli, PA 19301, USA.
Tel
+1 610 695 2495
Fax
+1 610 695 2420
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pig disease identification and diagnosis guide.

Pig disease identification and diagnosis guide.

This book is comprised of 11 parts covering the most common diseases in pigs. It is aimed at pig farm managers and workers, pig industry personnel, veterinarians and veterinary students. Focus is given on the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of the diseases covered. Topics discussed include...

Authors
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Datasheet
Cover for bovine ephemeral fever

bovine ephemeral fever

Bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) is probably an ancient disease of cattle and buffalo in Asia and Africa. The disease becomes more evident and...

CAB ReviewFull Text

Prion disease zoonosis: assessing risk associated with new and emerging prion agents.

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

Date
September 2014
Subjects
aetiology; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; brain; brain diseases; chronic wasting disease; Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; disease models; disease transmission; emerging infectious diseases; experimental infections; human diseases; laboratory animals; prion diseases; prion proteins; prions; reviews; risk assessment; scrapie; scrapie agent; zoonoses
Authors
Barron, R. M.
AbstractFull Text

Does poultry industry manage sustainable production of chicken meat? An empirical study in Malaysia.

The modern poultry production is an important and diverse component of agriculture and it occurs primarily in enclosed buildings to protect the birds from weather, predators, and the spread of diseases from wild birds. The most favorable agribusiness product in Malaysia after Palm oil and rubber is...

Authors
Jayaraman, K.; Aref Tabandehhaghighi; Sofri Yahya; Kiumarsi, S.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 632-639
AbstractFull Text

Prevalency and risk factors associated with brucellosis in cattle in the municipality of São Francisco do Brejão, Maranhão, Brazil.

This objective study was to determine the prevalence of brucellosis-positive cattle and identify the possible associated risk factors in dairy cattle herds. The study design, serum samples and information regarding farm properties were as used within the context of the National Program for...

Authors
Prazeres, M. P. C. de S.; Chaves, N. P.; Santos, A. M. dos; Carvalho-Neta, A. V. de; Abreu-Silva, A. L.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 544-549
AbstractFull Text

Building quantitative indicators for the evaluating the sanitary condition of cattle herds.

Aiming at developing a tool for assessing the magnitude of farm animal health, producing a quantitative indicator for evaluating the sanitary condition of cattle herds. To illustrate the construction of the indicator, serum samples were taken from 160 cattle from 16 properties in the island of São...

Authors
Chaves, N. P.; Bezerra, D. C.; Barros, G. L. de; Sousa, V. E. de; Sá, J. S.; Pereira, H. de M.; Santos, H. P.; Abreu-Silva, A. L.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 539-543
AbstractFull Text

Effect of feeding various levels of feather meal as a replacement of fish meal on the growth of broiler.

The present study was carried out in a feeding trial of 42 days, 120 broiler chicks were reared at experimental station were divided into four groups, A, B, C and D for feeding iso-nitrogenous and iso-caloric mash rations, having 0, 33, 67 and 100% feather meal as replacement of fish meal. The...

Authors
Hasni, M. S.; Sahito, H. A.; Memon, M. A.; Sanjrani, M. I.; Gopang, M. A.; Soomro, N. A.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 505-511
AbstractFull Text

Effects of feeding broiler chickens on diets contained semi-refined or frying sunflower oil on their growth performance and carcass traits.

Because of high cost of refined vegetable oil as feed energy source for poultry and successful results with dietary supplementation of some refining oil wastes for broilers, finding of energy feeds alternatives for poultry nutrition seems to be essential. The current experiment was conducted to...

Authors
Gaafar, K. M.
Publisher
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research
Publication
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 492-498

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