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Red foxes found to host Taenia ovis in Australia

Researchers at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Australia have shown that red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are a host for the sheep parasite Taenia...

Date
April 2014
Abstract

What is the impact of the new alpine pasturing subsidies?

Alpine pasturing subsidies are now being introduced under the 2014-2017 Agricultural Policy. These subsidies are meant to offer lower-altitude farms a further incentive to move their livestock to alpine pastures during the summer season. Calculations made with the agent-based model SWISSI and show...

Authors
Mack, G.; Flury, C.
Publisher
Agroscope FAL Reckenholz
Publication
Recherche Agronomique Suisse, 2014, 3, pp 88-95
Event

2nd Global Animal Law Conference

10 - 11 July 2014 - Barcelona

Venue
Barcelona
Country
Spain
Contact Details
Reunions i Ciència,S.L., Montnegre, 18-24 bajos, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
Tel
+34 93 410 86 46
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Metabolic adaptation during early lactation: key to cow health, longevity and a sustainable dairy production chain.

Enhancing longevity by reducing involuntary culling and consequently increasing productive life and lifetime production of dairy cows is not only a strategy to improve a farm's profit, but is also related to improved animal welfare. High rates of involuntary culling in dairy cows are currently...

Date
April 2014
Subjects
animal health; animal tissues; animal welfare; bovine mastitis; carbohydrate metabolism; cows; culling; dairy cattle; dairy cows; dairy farming; disease incidence; energy intake; feed intake; female fertility; lactation; lameness; longevity; mammary gland diseases; mammary glands; metabolic disorders; milk; milk production; milk yield; oxidative stress; productivity; profitability; profits; sustainability
Authors
Knegsel, A. T. M. van; Hammon, H. M.; Bernabucci, U.; Bertoni, G.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Goselink, R. M. A.; Gross, J. J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Parmentier, H. K.; Trevisi, E.; Tröscher, A.; Vuuren, A. M. van
CABI Book Info
Cover for Linear models for the prediction of animal breeding values.

Linear models for the prediction of animal breeding values.

This book contains 17 chapters that describe the use of statistical analyses and models to estimate, analyse and compare the genetic parameters, breeding value and performance traits of livestock. Each chapter contains the theories and actual application of the concepts. The book has been compiled...

Authors
Mrode, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643915)
Datasheet
Cover for bovine theilerioses

bovine theilerioses

The genus Theileria The theilerioses are tick-borne protozoan diseases of domestic animals caused by...

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A new species of chigger mite (Acari: Trombiculidae) from rodents in Southwest China.

This paper describes a new species of chigger mite (Acari: Trombiculidae), Gahrliepia cangshanensis n. sp., from rodents in southwest China. The specimens were collected from Yunnan red-backed voles, Eothenomys miletus (Thomas, 1914), and a Chinese white-bellied rat, Niviventer confucianus...

Authors
Ren TianGuang; Guo XianGuo; Jin DaoChao; Wu Dian; Fletcher, Q. E.
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2014, 52, 1, pp 63-67
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Zoonotic trematode metacercariae in fish from Phnom Penh and Pursat, Cambodia.

A survey was performed to investigate the infection status of freshwater fish with zoonotic trematode metacercariae in Phnom Penh and Pursat Province, Cambodia. All collected fish with ice were transferred to our laboratory and examined using the artificial digestion method. In fish from Phnom...

Authors
Chai JongYil; Sohn WoonMok; Na ByoungKuk; Yong TaiSoon; Eom, K. S.; Yoon CheongHa; Hoang EuiHyug; Jeoung HooGn; Socheat, D.
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2014, 52, 1, pp 35-40
AbstractCABI Full Text

Expression of translationally controlled tumor protein (TCTP) gene of Dirofilaria immitis guided by transcriptomic screening.

Dirofilaria immitis (heartworm) infections affect domestic dogs, cats, and various wild mammals with increasing incidence in temperate and tropical areas. More sensitive antibody detection methodologies are required to diagnose asymptomatic dirofilariasis with low worm burdens. Applying current...

Authors
Fu Yan; Lan JingChao; Wu XuHang; Yang DeYing; Zhang ZhiHe; Nie HuaMing; Hou Rong; Zhang RunHui; Zheng WanPeng; Xie Yue; Yan Ning; Yang Zhi; Wang ChengDong; Luo Li; Liu Li; Gu XiaoBin; Wang ShuXian; Peng XueRong; Yang GuangYou
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2014, 52, 1, pp 21-26
AbstractCABI Full Text

Occurrence and molecular identification of Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 from marine fish in southern Makassar Strait, Indonesia.

Anisakis spp. (Nematoda: Anisakidae) parasitize a wide range of marine animals, mammals serving as the definitive host and different fish species as intermediate or paratenic hosts. In this study, 18 fish species were investigated for Anisakis infection. Katsuwonus pelamis, Euthynnus affinis,...

Authors
Anshary, H.; Sriwulan; Freeman, M. A.; Ogawa, K.
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2014, 52, 1, pp 9-19
AbstractCABI Full Text

Microbiological characterization of camel and sheep meat preserved by refrigeration and lactic acid.

The microbial growth of certain bacteria contaminating camel and sheep meat, kept under refrigeration was evaluated. The samples were collected at the Ouargla slaughterhouse. The selected compartment for monitoring was the thigh (most demanded by consumers of the region). The shelf life of the two...

Authors
Atika, B.; Aminata, O. E. H. K.; Abdelkadder, A.; Baaissa, B.
Publisher
United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Food and Agriculture
Publication
Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2014, 26, 5, pp 465-471

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