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The members of the phylum Nematomorpha, called as horsehair or gordian worms, are the parasites of arthropods and emerge from their host for reproduction and early development in water. There are about 360 species of nematomorphs described till date. Although, horsehair worms are parasites of...

Authors
Yadav, A. K.; Schmidt-Rhaesa, A.; Laha, R.; Sen, A.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 1, pp 302-304
News Article

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a Scientific Opinion on public health risks associated with Hepatitis E virus (HEV) as a...

Date
July 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
beef; beef cattle; beef production; beef quality; body fat; cattle feeding; chemical composition; conjugated linoleic acid; diets; encapsulation; enrichment; enzymes; feed additives; feeds; hydrogenation; meat composition; meat quality; metabolites; monoenoic fatty acids; oilseeds; pastures; plant composition; plant extracts; plant oils; polyenoic fatty acids; processing; reviews; rumen digestion; tallow
Authors
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
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

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.
Source
Animal Health Research Reviews 2014 15 1 14-38
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To obtain the complete mRNA and promoter sequences of pig FAM213B gene, and provide a basis for studying the mechanism of the FAM213B gene in regulating gestation establishment and embryo development of female pigs. Method: The complete mRNA sequence of the FAM213B gene was obtained...

Authors
Zhang AiLing; Sun XianYue; Lu XiaoZhang; Li JiaQi; Zhang Hao
Publisher
South China Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2017, 38, 3, pp 1-8
AbstractFull Text

The present study deals the status of mechanization gaps for different farm operations for sustainable farming in Pusa region. Cattle farms based on grassland are dynamic system and it's difficult to manage, mainly because of their compassion to uncontrollable environmental factors. There are so...

Authors
Dheeraj Kumar; Manoranjan Kumar
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2017, 8, 1, pp 17-23
AbstractFull Text

Background: Interstitial Cajal cells have been suspected as being the pacemaker cells of smooth muscle motor activity and discharging slow triggering waves in the gut as well as in other organs containing smooth muscles where they are known as interstitial Cajal-like cells (ICLC). The present study...

Authors
Domino, M.; Pawlinski, B.; Zabielski, R.; Gajewski, Z.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 32, pp (19 May 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Post-weaning diarrhea (PWD) is one of the most serious threats for the swine industry worldwide. It is commonly associated with the proliferation of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in the pig intestine. Colistin, a cationic antibiotic, is widely used in swine for the oral treatment of intestinal...

Authors
Rhouma, M.; Fairbrother, J. M.; Beaudry, F.; Letellier, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 31, pp (19 May 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Background: Serious injuries accompanied by severe bleeding are life-threatening. Post-traumatic hemorrhage involves the risk of developing coagulopathy. Hemostatic dressings are widely used to minimize bleeding. The application of procoagulants in control of hemorrhage may lead to thrombosis or...

Authors
Adamiak, Z.; Krystkiewicz, W.; Pomianowski, A.; Bukowiecka, D.; Zubrzycki, W.; Jałyński, M.; Holak, P.; Głodek, J.; Jastrzębski, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 29, pp (12 May 2017)

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