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Hepatitis A-like virus discovered in seals

Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have discovered a new virus in seals that is the closest known relative of...

August 2015

‘Steps to Sustainable Livestock’ an International Conference on sustainable ruminant livestock production

12 - 15 January 2016 - Bristol

Emma Gale
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Global Farm Platform, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, North Somerset,BS40 5DU

Co, Cr and Pb accumulate by Eisenia fetida (Savigny) from animal dung, soil and pea (Pisum sativum L.) through vermic-activity.

Assessment of heavy metals concentration (HMCs) in metals contaminated soil, before sowing and after harvesting of pea (Pisum sativum) plant as well as vermicompost of different animal (buffalo, cow, goat, horse and sheep) dung. The HMCs of Co, Cr and Pb were observed significant (P≤0.05) %...

Bhartiya, D. K.; Keshav Singh
Scholarly Journals International
Scholarly Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2015, 5, 5, pp 154-164
Cover for Chrysomya bezziana infestation

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,...

Grandin, T.
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...

June 2015
animal welfare; ethics; livestock; meat animals; meat production; philosophy; reviews
Rauw, W. M.
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Evaluation of the effect of liquid feed containing novel Lactobacillus plantarum strains from indigenous fermented fruit on the growth performances of broilers.

The present study was conducted to examine the efficiency of the supplementation of liquid feed containing mixture of novel Lactobacillus plantarum strains on the growth performance of broilers. Both L. plantarum 45 and 50 strains were previously isolated from the Borneo indigenous fermented...

Sibin Benikah; Yuen SimKheng; Shahidur Abdul Rahman
Academia Publishing House
Academia Journal of Agricultural Research, 2015, 3, 6, pp 76-80
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Effects of anaerobic exercise and detraining on the caspase-3 expression of rat ventricular cardiomyocyte.

Background: Anaerobic physical exercise is a high intensity physical exercise performed in a short time. This exercise can stimulate apoptosis in left ventricular cardiomyocytes. The aim of this study is to analyze the apoptosis of cardiomyocytes after anaerobic exercise and detraining. Methods:...

Siagian, M.; Lousiana, M.; Santoso, D. I. S.; Endardjo, S.
Medical Journal of Indonesia
Medical Journal of Indonesia, 2015, 24, 2, pp 84-90
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Applicability of bacterial growth models in spreadable processed cheese.

Background. Food spoilage is a process in which the quality parameters decrease and products are no longer edible. This is a cumulative effect of bacteria growth and their metabolite production, which is a factor limiting shelf life. Thus, the aim of the study was to evaluate whether...

Weiss, D.; Kaczmarek, A.; Stangierski, J.
Wydawnictwo Akademii Rolniczej w Poznaniu
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Technologia Alimentaria, 2015, 14, 3, pp 199-205
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Chosen quality parameters of pork sausage produced without curing mixture.

Background. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of the dried celeriac juice addition, as a nitrogenous compounds sources, on the quality of the experimental pork sausage. Material and methods. In the sausages with vegetable preparation addition and in traditionally cured sausages...

Kostecki, A.; Bilska, A.; Danyluk, B.
Wydawnictwo Akademii Rolniczej w Poznaniu
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Technologia Alimentaria, 2015, 14, 3, pp 191-198
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Antioxidant efficiency of resveratrol on oxidative stress-induced damage in bovine spermatozoa.

Substantial reports suggest that biologically active compounds isolated from natural sources may offer protection to semen against the incidence of free radical producers, improvement of semen quality, prevention of cryodamage and DNA fragmentation, as well as a general promotion of spermatozoa...

Tvrdá, E.; Kováčik, A.; Tušimová, E.; Lukáč, N.; Lukáčová, J.; Massányi, P.
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2015, 5, 1, pp 64-67

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