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Pets may bring health benefits to older people

The impact of pets on the health of older people is investigated in a report published by the International Federation on Ageing, through an...

October 2014
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swine dysentery

Swine dysentery (SD) is a contagious diarrhoeic disease in pigs characterized by mucohaemorrhagic colitis and caused by strongly haemolytic...


Deer and livestock impacts on native woodlands in Scotland re-visited.

This paper presents an alternative interpretation of the issues on deer and livestock impacts on native woodlands in Scotland. The paper discusses the deer problem and priority actions to address the problem; reduction of herbivore impacts on woodlands; additional benefits of woodland regeneration;...

Hool, K.; Armstrong, H.
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 32-36
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Sentience and animal welfare.

This book discusses topics on the qualities that make up sentience; ethics, morality and attitudes; animal welfare science: history and concepts; brain complexity and cognitive ability; feelings and emotions; awareness and consciousness; motivation and needs; welfare assessment; sentience during...

Broom, D. M.
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644035)

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Prion disease zoonosis: assessing risk associated with new and emerging prion agents.

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

September 2014
aetiology; bovine spongiform encephalopathy; brain; brain diseases; chronic wasting disease; Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; disease models; disease transmission; emerging infectious diseases; experimental infections; human diseases; laboratory animals; prion diseases; prion proteins; prions; reviews; risk assessment; scrapie; scrapie agent; zoonoses
Barron, R. M.
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Analysis of technical efficiency and technological progress contribution in mutton sheep production.

In recent years, the demand for mutton exceeded its supply and the price in meat market rose rapidly. This situation has directly affected the basic livelihood of the residents living at border and minority areas, and the social stability in these regions is also affected. To keep the sustainable...

Liu YuFeng; Wang MingLi; Shi ZiZhong; Wang HongYu
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2014, 16, 3, pp 156-161
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Preparation of a new polyclonal antibody based on PAHs immunogen.

In order to exploit the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) ELISA test kit for rapidly detecting PAHs in different environmental samples, the polyclonal antibody (pAb) against pyrene was prepared. The hapten (1-Pyrenebutyric acid, 1-PBA) was conjugated covalently to the carrier proteins...

Xu Li; Zhao Lu; Cheng YanJun; Sun KaiXuan; Zhao KeHui
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2014, 16, 3, pp 143-149
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Thoughts about development and sustainable utilization of animal genetic resources in China.

Animal genetic resources are important biological resources. Their effective conservation and sustainable development and utilization is not only to meet the consumer's diverse needs, but also the basis for the development of modern animal husbandry. At present, there are still some difficulties in...

Zhang GuiXiang
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2014, 16, 3, pp 23-28
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Research progress on risk early-warning for quality and safety of international and domestic agricultural products.

In recent years, security incidents of agricultural products occurred frequently, which seriously affected people's daily life. So it is very important to strengthen the inspection on factors affecting the agricultural products' quality and safety, and to establish risk early warning system. This...

Zhou XueWei; Zheng Nan; Han RongWei; Qu XueYin; Wang JiaQi
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2014, 16, 3, pp 1-7
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Investigation and analysis on Campylobacter epidemiology in pork slaughtering and processing section.

Objective: The research was designed to monitor Campylobacter epidemiology in pork slaughtering and processing links. Methods: Two slaughter houses in Jiangsu Province were selected for sampling in live pig, hair removal, evisceration, carcass modification, before and after precooling, using a kind...

Song ZhaoJun; Lei TianYao; Tang Hong; Zong Qing; Wang Nan; Qian MingMing; Zhang XiaoYan; Huang JinLin
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2014, 5, 8, pp 2584-2589

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