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How mice are picked up by the experimenter can substantially change their behaviour in cognitive tests, research suggests. The work, by Dr Kelly...

Date
March 2017
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Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

Date
March 2017
Authors
Villalobos, A. E.
Source
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
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Cover for Bubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)

B. bubalis is a large ruminant with prominent horns, splayed hooves and a brown or dark grey coat. There are two morphologies....

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Conflicting results have been reported in the literature in terms of the usefulness of serological testing for IgG against food allergens in dogs with cutaneous adverse food reaction (CAFR). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the suitability of a commercially available IgG ELISA for...

Authors
Hagen-Plantinga, E. A.; Leistra, M. H. G.; Sinke, J. D.; Vroom, M. W.; Savelkoul, H. F. J.; Hendriks, W. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Veterinary Journal, 2017, 220, pp 111-116
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4 - 6 October 2018 - Barcelona

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Barcelona
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Spain
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Erika Taravella
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+39 0372 403 509
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The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) is a popular pet in many societies; however, the attitudes of people towards cats vary greatly among stakeholders. Today, cats fill roles as companions, competitors, hunters of small prey, and in some communities, perceived as a nuisance. There are both...

Date
February 2017
Subjects
pets; reviews; wildlife
Authors
Siracusa, C.; Provoost, L. R.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation...

Authors
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
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The aim of this study was to analyze the use of fodder shrubs and polyunsaturated fatty acids as a nutritional strategy to mitigate enteric methane production in cattle. Special emphasis was made on the use of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray (Mexican sunflower), as a species with...

Authors
Cardona-Iglesias, J. L.; Mahecha-Ledesma, L.; Angulo-Arizala, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 273-288
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this paper was to determine the technical viability of using a weighing tape to measure the pectoral circumference and estimate the body weight of goats. The study took place in the Alfredo Volio Mata Experimental Station in the University of Costa Rica, during the month of...

Authors
Chacón-Hernández, P.; Boschini-Figueroa, C.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 229-236
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The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of diet, number of births and stage of lactation on the percentage of milk fat, concentration of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA-c9t11), trans-vaccenic acid (TVA-C18:1t11) and other milk unsaturated fatty acids (FA) of cows grazing in four production...

Authors
Prieto-Manrique, E.; Vargas-Sánchez, J. E.; Angulo-Arizala, J.; Mahecha-Ledesma, L.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 19-42
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the addition of vegetable oils to representative diets of dairy cows under grazing, on the in vitro fatty acids, ruminal fermentation and methane production. The research was conducted in the laboratory NUTRILAB-GRICA, belonging to the Faculty of...

Authors
Prieto-Manrique, E.; Vargas-Sánchez, J. E.; Angulo-Arizala, J.; Mahecha-Ledesma, L.
Publisher
Universidad de Costa Rica
Publication
Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2017, 28, 1, pp 1-18
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to evaluate main indicators of milk production on total 60 commercial dairy herds from the Czech Republic during a 9-yr period (2006-2014). Breakeven points and sensitivity analysis were used and associations of age at first calving (AFC), milk yield (MY) and calving...

Authors
Krpálková, L.; Syrůček, J.; Kvapilík, J.; Burdych, J.
Publisher
Hrvatska mljekarska udruga - Croatian Dairy Union
Publication
Mljekarstvo, 2017, 67, 1, pp 58-70

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