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Strangles: study sheds light on the complex epidemiology of outbreaks

Despite over 100 years of research, strangles remains the most frequently diagnosed infection of horses worldwide. Scientists from the Animal Health...

Date
July 2015
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Clinical and epidemiological aspects of feline leishmaniasis in Brazil.

Tegumentary and visceral leishmaniasis are severe and unfortunately common parasitic diseases in Brazil. Among domestic animals, dogs are considered the main urban reservoir of the protozoan parasites, however, there is evidence that infected cats can also contribute towards the disease pool. The...

Authors
Silveira Neto, L. da; Marcondes, M.; Bilsland, E.; Matos, L. V. S. de; Viol, M. A.; Bresciani, K. D. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2015, 36, 3, pp 1467-1480
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Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia...

CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Authors
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Philosophy and ethics of animal use and consumption: from Pythagoras to Bentham.

The human population is projected to rise to 9.15 billion people by 2050, resulting in a projected increase in meat consumption. However, at the same time, the dominant position of meat as the centre of meals is on the decline, resulting in an increasing number of vegetarians and flexitarians in...

Date
June 2015
Subjects
animal welfare; ethics; livestock; meat animals; meat production; philosophy; reviews
Authors
Rauw, W. M.
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Determining the Cause of Laminitis - Practical Approach to Diagnosing & Managing EMS/PPID Cases

24 - 25 October 2015 - North Grafton, Massachusetts

Venue
North Grafton, Massachusetts
Country
USA
Contact Details
Unit 36, Bennett Office & Storage Complex 3245 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32953, USA.
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+1 844 870 6097
Fax
+1 844 246 5998
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Genotoxic and cytotoxic activity of aqueous extracts of Croton membranaceus in rodent bone marrow and human benign prostate hyperplasic cells.

Background: Croton membranaceus is a plant cherished by traditional healers in Ghana for its anti-prostate cancer properties. Its cytotoxic effect as well as safety has been proved. However, to the best of our knowledge, no study has been conducted to assess its genotoxic and cytotoxic potential...

Authors
Asare, G. A.; Yahaya, E. S.; Afriyie, D. K.; Adjei, S.; Asiedu, B.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2015, 9, 2, pp EJMP.18583
AbstractFull Text

Antibiotic potential of Moringa leaf (Moringa oleifera Lam.) crude extract in bull semen extender.

Aim: The effect of Moringa oleifera crude extract (MOCE) was carried out on Friesian bull semen for its antibiotic potential. Design of the Experiment: The design of the experiment was completely randomized design. Place and Duration of Study: Artificial Insemination Laboratory of Livestock...

Authors
Sokunbi, O. A.; Ajani, O. S.; Lawanson, A. A.; Amao, E. A.
Publisher
SCIENCEDOMAIN International
Publication
European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2015, 9, 2, pp EJMP.18546
AbstractFull Text

Growth performance of three broiler strains in winter seasons in Bangladesh.

This study was conducted with a total number of 135 day old broiler chicks were collected from the two breeding hatcheries in Bangladesh. The chicks were placed in an open poultry shed and exposed in winter season. There were three strains Cobb-500, Hubbard Classic and Arbor Acres, 45 of each...

Authors
Md. Rokonuzzaman; Jahan, S. S.; Ali, M. S.; Islam, M. A.; Islam, M. S.
Publisher
Journal Issues Limited
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research, 2015, 3, 7, pp 308-313
AbstractFull Text

Performance and carcass characteristics of Santa Inês lambs fed protein diets.

The objective of this study was to determine the best level and the effect of diets containing different levels of crude protein (CP) on performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot Santa Inês lambs. In trial 1, eight intact lambs with an average live weight of 25.8 kg were distributed in two...

Authors
Silva, J. L.; Ribeiro, K. G.; Pereira, O. G.; Valadares Filho, S. C.; Pina, D. S.; Paulino, P. V. R.
Publisher
Sociedade de Ciências Agrárias de Portugal
Publication
Revista de Ciências Agrárias (Portugal), 2015, 38, 1, pp 49-57
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Utilization of egg shell meal in diets of Japanese quail in the phase from 11-25 weeks of age.

It was verified the possibility of replacement of limestone (CC) per quail eggshell meal (QSEM) in them diets in the phase of 11-25 weeks of age. It was used 192 Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), distributed in a completely randomized design, consisting of three treatments (64 birds for...

Authors
Ribeiro, C. L. N.; Barreto, S. L. T.; Reis, R. S.; Muniz, J. C. L.; Viana, G. S.; Mendonça, M. O.; Silva, L. M.; Mencalha, R.
Publisher
Sociedade de Ciências Agrárias de Portugal
Publication
Revista de Ciências Agrárias (Portugal), 2015, 38, 1, pp 11-17

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