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Hamsters housed in enriched environments are more ‘optimistic’

Scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) have published a study in Royal Society Open Science revealing that hamsters in cages enriched...

Date
July 2015
Datasheet

Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia...

Abstract

Prevalence of flea infestation in stray cats in North West of Iran, Iran.

Stray cats are important as the potential reservoir hosts of a variety of endoparasites and ectoparasites in medical and veterinary point of view. Ectoparasites, particularly fleas are a common and important cause of skin disorders in cats and these are also capable of disease transmission and can...

Authors
Hajipour, N.; Keighobadi, M.; Abad, A. M. R.; Golabi, M.; Badali, A.
Publisher
Satya Prakashan
Publication
Biological Forum, 2015, 7, 1, pp 575-580
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,...

Authors
Grandin, T.
ISBN
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...

Date
June 2015
Subjects
animal welfare; ethics; livestock; meat animals; meat production; philosophy; reviews
Authors
Rauw, W. M.
Event

Determining the Cause of Laminitis - Practical Approach to Diagnosing & Managing EMS/PPID Cases

24 - 25 October 2015 - North Grafton, Massachusetts

Venue
North Grafton, Massachusetts
Country
USA
Contact Details
Unit 36, Bennett Office & Storage Complex 3245 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32953, USA.
Tel
+1 844 870 6097
Fax
+1 844 246 5998
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Crossbreeding of Holstein with some dairy cattle breeds and performance of crossbred cows.

Holstein is the most widely used dairy cattle breed in the world. Milk yield was significantly increased with genetic selection programs in Holstein dairy cattle. As a result of the selection program applied, inbreeding, calving difficulty and health problems were increased while fertility and...

Authors
Yaylak, E.; Akbaş, Y.; Özsoy, A. N.
Publisher
Suleyman Demirel University
Publication
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi - Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, 2015, 10, 1, pp 97-106
AbstractFull Text

Presence of the ciliated protozoan Buxtonella sulcata (Trichostomatia, Balantidiidae) in cattle in Uruguay.

The aim of this work was to describe the presence of fecal cysts of the ciliated protozoan Buxtonella sulcata in cattle feces of Uruguay. This protozoan has been reported worldwide and its commensal or parasitic nature is still debated, although recent reports associate its proliferation with...

Authors
Correa, O.; Castro, O.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2015, 51, 198, pp 32-37
AbstractFull Text

Pneumonia in cat caused by Enterobacter (Pantoea) agglomerans, a case report.

Previously called Enterobacter agglomerans, known today as Pantoea agglomerans is a gram negative bacillus, without capsule, facultative aerobic, that belongs to Enterobacteriacea family. It lives in plants, ground, water, human skin, animal and human feces. It is responsible for the majority of...

Authors
Decuadro, A.; Ruiz, N.; Martino, P.; Sala, T.; Benech, A.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2015, 51, 198, pp 26-31
AbstractFull Text

Tick generational treatment. Implementation of a methodology to erradicate Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus tick resistant to macrocyclic lactones in a population management.

First official diagnosis of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistance against macrocyclic lactones in Uruguay was performed in 2010. This led to carry out a pilot project to eradicate resistant ticks. The methodology used and the results of the outbreak case and its boundaries is described. At...

Authors
Cuore, U.; Acosta, W.; Bermúdez, F.; Silva, O. da; García, I.; Pérez Rama, R.; Luengo, L.; Trelles, A.; Solari, M. A.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2015, 51, 198, pp 14-25
AbstractFull Text

Fleece production and wool characteristics in dairy Milchschaf sheep.

Production and wool quality in 139 dairy Milchschaf ewes from the Experimental Farm No. 1 of the Veterinary Faculty were evaluated. Animals were shorn prepartum in July 2009, greasy fleece weight was recorded and samples from mid side area were extracted to assess wool objective and subjective...

Authors
Sienra, I.; Neimaur, K.; Robledo, A.; Infante, G.; Pereira, C.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2015, 51, 198, pp 4-13

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