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Abstract

The Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA) was developed and scientifically evaluated through the combined efforts of a task force consisting of university scientists, veterinarians, pork producers, packers, processers, and retail and food service personnel to provide stakeholders throughout the pork...

Authors
Pairis-Garcia, M.; Moeller, S. J.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science
Publication
Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 95, 3, pp 1372-1381
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)
News Article

The guidelines are intended to provide easy-to-understand help and advice on transport of pigs to ensure a high level of welfare. These guidelines...

Date
May 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CAB ReviewFull Text

It is not possible to avoid, predict or prevent mycotoxin occurrence during pre-harvest and feed storage. Despite efforts to control fungal contamination, extensive mycotoxin contamination has been reported to occur in feed. Therefore, their presence represents a constant health risk for animals....

Date
April 2017
Subjects
animal health; cereals; detoxification; disease control; disease prevention; domestic animals; economic impact; feed additives; feed contamination; feed evaluation; forage; legislation; livestock; mycotoxins; poultry; regulations; risk factors; sampling
Authors
Cheli, F.; Pinotti, L.; Novacco, M.; Ottoboni, M.; Tretola, M.; Dell'Orto, V.
Event

11 - 14 June 2018 - Chongqing

Venue
Chongqing
Country
China
Tel
010-82893959
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Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 1: a systematic review of randomized and non-randomized intervention studies.

Date
October 2015
Authors
Dzikamunhenga, R. S., Anthony, R., Coetzee, J., Gould, S., Johnson, A., Karriker, L., McKean, J., Millman, S. T., Niekamp, S. R., O'Connor, A. M.
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AbstractFull Text

This study investigated the relationships between lipid peroxidation (LPO) and sperm DNA damage following freezing-thawing of boar semen in different extenders. The comet assay was used to measure the extent of sperm DNA damage in a cryoprotectant-free extender or in cryoprotectant-based extenders...

Authors
Fraser, L.; Strzeżek, J.; Wasilewska, K.; Pareek, C. S.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 213-218
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This study examined the changes in age at first oestrus, the weaning-to-oestrus interval (WEI), and duration of oestrus (DE) in a Yorkshire sow population during two years of adaptation from a northern (55°48′N, 9°13′W) European region to a southern (44°03′N, 23°35′W) one. The adaptation process...

Authors
Dojana, N.; Cotor, G.; Codreanu, I.; Raita, S.; Balaceanu, R. A.; Budica, C.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 187-193
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
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Background: Growing evidence indicates that macro- and microelements in the seminal plasma of humans and various domestic animals are of great importance due to their roles in sperm metabolism, function, survival and oxidative stress. In the present study, we therefore determined the concentrations...

Authors
Pipan, M. Z.; Mrkun, J.; Strajn, B. J.; Vrtač, K. P.; Kos, J.; Pišlar, A.; Zrimšek, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 11, pp (10 February 2017)
AbstractFull Text

The plant Myxopyrum serratulum is traditionally claimed to relieve asthma and cough. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the bronchodilatory effect of the methanolic extract of M. serratulum on histamine-induced bronchospasm by in vivo and the inhibitory effect of the extract on...

Authors
Vijayalakshmi Maruthamuthu; Ruckmani Kandasamy
Publisher
Bangladesh Pharmacological Society
Publication
Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, 2017, 12, 1, pp 84-90

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