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A study by cognitive researchers from the Messerli Research Institute of Vetmeduni Vienna, suggests that piglets possess highly developed learning...

Date
October 2017
Abstract

Objective: The objectives of this study were to investigate the developmental changes of the PPARγ and C/EBPα mRNA expression level in different tissues, months and breeds, and its effect on intramuscular fat accumulation in pig. Method: Jiangkou Luobo Pig, Congjiang Xiang Pig and Large White Pig...

Authors
Pan DaoXing; Wang Zhen; Yang MaoLin; Liao QiaoPing; Yang ChangPing; Wu YuPing; Wang JinZhou; Liu RuoYu
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica
Publication
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 1, pp 171-182
CAB ReviewFull Text

Animal diseases are a significant source of lost revenue in livestock production systems. Reduction and control of diseases has traditionally been done under three management programs: eradication by test and slaughter, vaccination, and use of antibiotics. However, inadequate efficacy of vaccines...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
animal diseases; antibiotics; biochemical markers; control programmes; culling; diagnosis; disease control; disease prevalence; disease prevention; domestic animals; efficacy; infectious diseases; livestock; losses; messenger RNA; natural immunity; pathogens; potency; poultry; regulatory genes; reviews; RNA; slaughter; translation; vaccination
Authors
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
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11 - 14 June 2018 - Chongqing

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Chongqing
Country
China
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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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Herein, we reported an Escherichia coli-based expression and purification method of recombinant porcine interferon alpha (rPoIFN-α). PoIFN-α coding sequence was cloned into pMD18-T vector and then subcloned into pET-32a (+) vector using standard recombinant DNA techniques and the resulting plasmid...

Authors
Zhao Jun; Yu HaiYang; Gan Lin; Zhao Yu; Li ShuQi; Fu XiuLe; Wang MingLi; Chen, J.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 5, pp 825-829
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BACKGROUND: Coronaviruses have a wide range of host tropism causing respiratory, enteric and central nervous system diseases in pigs, cats, dogs, rodents, cattle, avian species and human. Coronaviruses undergo genetic mutations and recombination at high rates which make them able to infect a wide...

Authors
Ghalyanchilangeroudi, A.; Karimi, V.; AbdiHaji, M. R.; Vasfimarandi, M.; Hashemzadeh, M.; Maghssoudloo, H.; Madhi, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 72, 2, pp Pe213-Pe217
AbstractFull Text

A serological survey of pig cysticercosis was conducted in a hill-tribe village at Thai-Myanmar border, Tak province of Thailand in 2012. Sixteen backyard pigs were examined for pig cysticercosis and gastrointestinal helminth infection. In addition to cysticerci of Taenia solium and Taenia...

Authors
Chaisiri, K.; Aueawiboonsri, S.; Kusolsuk, T.; Dekumyoy, P.; Sanguankiat, S.; Homsuwan, N.; Peunpipoom, G.; Okamoto, M.; Yanagida, T.; Sako, Y.; Ito, A.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Tropical Biomedicine, 2017, 34, 2, pp 464-470
AbstractFull Text

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a disease characterised by late-term reproductive failure in sows and gilts, and respiratory problems in piglets and growing pigs. In this study, 240 sera were collected from four farms that had been practicing different PRRS vaccination...

Authors
Cheah, Z. H.; Ooi, P. T.; Phang, L. Y.; Chua, V.; Low, S. E.; Cheah, H. C.; Lim, E.; Yong, C. K.; Kam, K. Y.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication
Tropical Biomedicine, 2017, 34, 2, pp 388-395
AbstractFull Text

Porcine intra cytoplasmic sperm injection's (ICSI) efficacy by selected protocol steps was investigated. Three trials per year's period (hot, medium, cold) were carried out. Only large size follicles (6-8 mm) were aspirated, brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) test was performed and only the BCB+ oocytes...

Authors
Tsakmakidis, I. A.; Tsantarliotou, M.; Michos, I. A.; Basioura, A. G.; Tsousis, G.; Boscos, C. M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2017, 20, 3, pp 607-609

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