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Sheep blowfly genome mapped

Researchers have decoded the genome of Lucilia cuprina, the principal fly involved in flystrike. Around 2000 genes not seen before in any other...

Date
June 2015
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Cover for Pasteurella multocida infections

Pasteurella multocida infections

Pasteurella multocida is a cause of haemorrhagic septicaemia in cattle, fowl cholera in poultry and a contributor to progressive...

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Dog fighting: a nasty work.

Aim of this paper was to review dog fighting which happens almost all over the world. Generally, two dogs, often of a pit bull breed, are put into an area to fight and sometimes kill each other. Dog fighting can involve high stakes, and carries with it the same sociological dangers of other...

Authors
Yi̇lmaz, O.; Coskun, F.; Ertugrul, M.
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 219-223
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.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book discusses topics on the reproductive anatomy of the mare; reproductive anatomy of the stallion; control of reproduction in the mare; control of reproduction in the stallion; anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare; endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare; physical process of...

Authors
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
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VetEd 2015

9 - 10 July 2015 - Cambridge University

Venue
Cambridge University
Country
UK
Contact
Alun Williams
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Apoptosis in ovine placentome in spontaneous and induced parturition using Aglepristone.

The effects of Aglepristone treatment on placental expulsion in ewes were investigated. Fifteen crossbreed (Kivircik × Chios) pregnant does were randomly divided into three groups. Aglepristone was injected at the rate of 5 (AG5) and 10 mg/kg (AG10) once a day subcutaneously on day 140 and 141 of...

Authors
Özalp, R. G.; Zık, B.
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 242-246
AbstractFull Text

Microbial quality and chemical composition of traditional ice cream collected from Kermanshah province, Iran.

The aim of the present study was to investigate microbial quality and chemical composition of sold ice cream in retail markets of different parts of Kermanshah city, west of Iran. A total 120 samples of traditional ice cream collected from different local markets (north, south, east, west and...

Authors
Shahbazi, Y.; Emarat, A. G.; Ebrahimi, F.
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 237-241
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Characterization of single nucleotide polymorphism in diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT1) gene loci of Iranian Holstein cattle.

Genetic improvements of beef and dairy cattle can bring significant advances in satisfying the global food demand expected to be doubled by 2050. Most of the traits in livestock are controlled by multiple genes so called as genetically complex traits. One of the bovine quantitative trait loci (QTL)...

Authors
Ahani, S.; Mashhadi, M. H.; Nassiri, M. R.; Aminafshar, M.; Haddadi, M.
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 231-236
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Hepatotoxicity induced by potassium dichromate in chickens.

This study evaluated hepatotoxicity induced by potassium dichromate in chickens via drinking water. Seventy-two Hyland Brown male chickens were randomly divided into 4 groups (18 chickens each group): Control group, low-dose (2%LD50) Cr(VI) group, middle-dose (6%LD50) Cr(VI) group, high-dose...

Authors
Wang ShengNan; Liu YanHan; Zhang Xiao; Xu Wang; Cheng ZiQiang; Liu JianZhu
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 224-228
AbstractFull Text

Dog fighting: a nasty work.

Aim of this paper was to review dog fighting which happens almost all over the world. Generally, two dogs, often of a pit bull breed, are put into an area to fight and sometimes kill each other. Dog fighting can involve high stakes, and carries with it the same sociological dangers of other...

Authors
Yi̇lmaz, O.; Coskun, F.; Ertugrul, M.
Publisher
KPK Publishers
Publication
Research Opinions in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 219-223

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