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Hidden Threats of Sub-Clinical Ketosis and Mycotoxins in Dairy Herds Discussed at London Vet Show

The increasing pressure on dairy production systems has led to a rise in awareness of mycotoxin challenges in herds – and veterinarians are...

Date
October 2014
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
Abstract

Effects of Uyghur Medicine Munziq on the myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury of rats with the abnormal Savda syndrome.

This paper aims to investigate the effects of different doses of abnormal Savda Munziq on myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury (MI/RI) in rats with the abnormal Savda syndrome. Seventy-two rats with abnormal Savda syndrome and 24 healthy ones were selected and divided into eight groups:...

Authors
Maimaitiaili, A.; Abudureheman, M.; Shabiti, A.; Aibibula, A.; Upur, H.
Publisher
Science and Technology Review Publishing House
Publication
Science & Technology Review, 2014, 32, 23, pp 62-66
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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...

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The Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (UK)

27 March - 1 April 2015 - Godalming, Surrey

Venue
Godalming, Surrey
Country
UK
Contact Details
Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Inc., 2701 Twin Oaks Way Wellington, FL 33414, USA.
Tel
+1 888 651 0760
CABI Book Info
Cover for Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

The authors of this 591-paged book collaborated in order to provide information on multiple aspects of canine and feline seizures and epilepsy such as pathophysiology, classification, aetiologies and differential diagnoses, epidemiology, diagnostic investigations and emergency and maintenance...

Authors
Risio, L. de; Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
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

Effect of high protein on the breeding of broilers in the province of Lower Congo and the impact on production in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

High cost of feeds constitutes a limiting factor to poultry development. Although maize (Zea mays L.) is the major ingredient in the formulation of chicken feeds, its nutritional value is limited by maize lysine and tryptophan deficiencies. This study was conducted to assess the impact of the...

Authors
Mbuya, K.; Kabongo, J. P. T.; Pongi, G. K.; Mundondo, A. E.; Anageanatiga, O. E.; Ekuke, L. W.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society
Publication
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 969-977
AbstractFull Text

Land use and cover change in pastoral systems of Uganda: implications on livestock management under drought induced pasture.

The rangelands of Uganda used to be historically managed under traditional systems where grazers had open access with mobility as a main coping strategy to drought. Changes in land ownership, increased population and demand for food and fuel have led to changes in land use and cover types,...

Authors
Byenkya, G. S.; Mugerwa, S.; Barasa, S.; Zziwa, E.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society
Publication
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 1013-1025
AbstractFull Text

Evaluation of early calves' weaning diet as milk replacer for smallholder dairy production systems in Kenya.

Small-scale dairy farmers in Kenya are interested more in selling milk to earn income, especially during dry seasons when milk prices hike. This results in depressed calves' growth rates, high calf mortality rates, late maturity and general economic losses in the smallholder dairy production...

Authors
Syomiti, M.; Bauni, M.; Kariuki, I. W.; Wamae, D. K.; Gachuiri, C.; Mutua, S.; Malala, D.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society
Publication
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 951-957
AbstractFull Text

Kenyan purple tea anthocyanins ability to cross the blood brain barrier reinforcing brain antioxidant capacity in mice.

Studies on antioxidants as neuroprotective agents have been hampered by the impermeability of the blood brain barrier (BBB) to many compounds. However, previous studies have shown that a group of tea (Camellia sinensis) flavonoids, the catechins, are brain permeable and neuroprotective. Despite...

Authors
Rashid, K.; Wachira, F. N.; Ngure, R. M.; Nyabuga, J. N.; Wanyonyi, B.; Murilla, G.; Isaac, A. O.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society
Publication
African Crop Science Journal, 2014, 22, Suppl. 4, pp 819-828
AbstractFull Text

Effects of using coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.), savory (Satureja hortensis L.) and dill (Anethum graveolens L.) herb powder in diet on performance and some blood parameters of broilers.

This experiment was carried out to determine the effect of herbal plant powders such as coriander, savory, dill and mix powder of these three plants compared with virginiamycin in their feeds as a growth stimulant on certain blood parameters in broilers. Four hundred and eighty one-day chickens of...

Authors
Abadi, K. M. A.; Andi, M. A.
Publisher
Shamokal Publications
Publication
International Journal of Biosciences (IJB), 2014, 5, 6, pp 95-103

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