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CABI Animal Welfare Symposium - 'The Human Animal Bond' 21 June 2017, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK

CABI Animal Welfare Symposium - 'Animals Behaving Badly' 27 June 2017, UC Davis, California, USA

Equine

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of horses, donkeys and others equines.

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Abstract

Streptococcus equi subsp. equi which is a Gram-positive bacteria causes strangles a highly contagious disease that affects the respiratory system of the horse. The disease is characterized by fever, nasal discharges and enlargement of the lymph nodes in the head and upper neck region. This study...

Authors
Lee YoungWoo; Jeong HyeonWoo; Lee KyoungKap
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2017, 34, 2, pp 132-134
CABI Book Info
Cover for Reproductive technologies in farm animals.

This second edition of Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals has been revised to provide an up to date account of the key techniques employed in manipulating reproduction in farm animals, including beef and dairy cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry. This book has...

Authors
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Event

6 - 7 October 2017 - Sharjah

Venue
Sharjah
Country
United Arab Emirates
Contact
Petra Pellew
Contact Details
9 Foxhollow, Bar Hill Cambridgeshire, CB23 8EP, United Kingdom.
Tel
+44 (0)1234 817 123
Fax
+44 (0)8723 315 668
News Article

Researchers studied the effects of a four-week exercise programme, which was devised with the use of an elastic band system, on the movement of seven...

Date
May 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

This paper introduces the key challenges encountered when investigating the human-horse interface. With a focus in recent research on the application of learning theory in horses, it reviews the progress made in the emergent discipline of equitation science over the past decade. An appreciation of...

Date
January 2016
Subjects
animal behaviour; behaviour; learning; reviews; training
Authors
McGreevy, P. D.; Hawson, L.
AbstractFull Text

Pig production is an important component of the farming systems that are practised in the northeastern region of India and it has special significance for improving the socio-economic status of tribal farmers in the region. In an effort to optimize the production efficiency of rural pig production...

Authors
Kadirvel, G.; Bujarbaruah, K. M.; Suresh Kumar; Ngachan, S. V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 140-145
AbstractFull Text

Background: Equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) is common in adult horses, particularly those involved in performance disciplines. Currently, detection of EGUS by gastroscopy is the only reliable ante mortem method for definitive diagnosis; however it is unsuitable as a screening test because it...

Authors
Hewetson, M.; Sykes, B. W.; Hallowell, G. D.; Tulamo, R. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 15, pp (11 March 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Background: American Cocker Spaniels are overrepresented among breeds that require surgery as a treatment of end-stage otitis externa. However, the prevalence of otitis externa (OE) in this breed remains unknown. We reviewed the year 2010 medical records of 55 private veterinary clinics in Finland...

Authors
Kaimio, M.; Saijonmaa-Koulumies, L.; Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 14, pp (28 February 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Species of Anoplocephalidae are cestodes affecting equines worldwide and causing many intestinal disorders. Between October 2010 and September 2013, 284 faecal samples of horses originating from Lazio Region (Central Italy) were tested for the presence of Anoplocephala sp. eggs by a classic...

Authors
Roncoroni, C.; Fagiolo, A.; Amoruso, C.; Liberato, C. de
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale'
Publication
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 85-87
AbstractFull Text

In this study the effects of short distance road transport on total and free iodothyronine changes in 12 stallions (Equus asinus and Equus caballus) were evaluated. Donkeys (n=6) and horses (n=6) were transported for a distance of 50 km. Blood samples were collected 1 week before transport in basal...

Authors
Fazio, E.; Medica, P.; Cravana, C.; Ferlazzo, A.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale'
Publication
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 55-60

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Animal Health & Production Compendium

An encyclopaedia on the health and production of pigs, poultry and ruminants, including food safety.

Contains pictures, and text on diseases, pathogens, parasites and breeds.

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