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

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Fish & Aquaculture

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of fish, crustaceans, and molluscs reared in aquaculture, as well as ornamental fishes.

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Dairy goats have been imported into Tanzania since the 1960s to improve the milk production of Small East African (SEA) goats through crossbreeding. The SEA goats have poor genetic potential for milk. Although crossbreeding programmes started in the early 1980s, most were abandoned or failed for a...

Authors
Msalya, G.; Sonola, V. S.; Ngoda, P.; Kifaro, G. C.; Eik, L. O.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 202-212
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Scientists at the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) in Norway have investigated a link between sea temperature and the...

Date
May 2017
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious...

Authors
Woo, P. T. K.; Cipriano, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Common carp is a widespread freshwater fish inhabiting lower and mid streams of rivers and shallow confined waters in Eurasia. Carp aquaculture in shallow, man-made ponds has a long history and now common carp is the most widely cultured freshwater fish species in the world. In many regions, carp...

Date
December 2016
Subjects
animal breeding; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; clinical aspects; control programmes; disease control; disease distribution; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease resistance; disinfection; economic impact; epidemiology; fish culture; fish ponds; freshwater fishes; international trade; koi herpesvirus disease; lines; losses; morbidity; mortality; outbreaks; regulations; stocking density; trade in animals; vaccination; vaccine development; vaccines; viral diseases; wild animals
Authors
Steinhagen, D.; Jung-Schroers, V.; Adamek, M.
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Dairy goats have been imported into Tanzania since the 1960s to improve the milk production of Small East African (SEA) goats through crossbreeding. The SEA goats have poor genetic potential for milk. Although crossbreeding programmes started in the early 1980s, most were abandoned or failed for a...

Authors
Msalya, G.; Sonola, V. S.; Ngoda, P.; Kifaro, G. C.; Eik, L. O.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 202-212
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Background: Feed costs are a major expense in the production of beef cattle. Individual variation in the efficiency of feed utilization may be evident through feed efficiency-related phenotypes such as those related to major energetic sinks. Our objectives were to assess the relationships between...

Authors
Montanholi, Y. R.; Haas, L. S.; Swanson, K. C.; Coomber, B. L.; Yamashiro, S.; Miller, S. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 24, pp (26 April 2017)
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Diseases evolve constantly and research is needed to face emerging new threats. Evidences suggest that the impact of such threats will have its peak in the Mediterranean area. The FORE-Med, Foresight project for the Mediterranean, aims at identifying the future challenges on livestock health and...

Authors
Messori, S.; Zilli, R.; Mariano, V.; Bagni, M.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale'
Publication
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 71-83
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Biogenic amines (BA) are toxic compounds which are synthesized by microbial, animal and herbal metabolisms. They are formed by several methods such as amino acid decarboxylation, aldehyde and ketone amination (transamination, deformation of fish, cheese, and red meat which are rich in protein)....

Authors
Göncü, B.; Akın, M. S.; Akın, M. B.
Publisher
Harran University Agricultural Faculty
Publication
Harran Tarım ve Gıda Bilimleri Dergisi / Harran Journal of Agricultural and Food Science, 2017, 21, 1, pp 126-132
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This research aimed at investigating the effect using molasses and cornmeal as additives with Lactobacillus sp. and Streptomyces sp. as inoculums during fermentation on the quality of silage flour made from dead chickens. The study was conducted using a completely randomized factorial design,...

Authors
Bakrie, B.; Sastro, Y.; Sudolar, N. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Animal Agriculture, Diponegoro University and Indonesian Society of Animal Agriculture
Publication
Journal of the Indonesian Tropical Animal Agriculture, 2017, 42, 2, pp 99-108

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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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