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Leptospirosis, which affects more than one million people worldwide each year, is known to be transmitted to humans from a wide range of animals....

Date
June 2018
Abstract

The antioxidant role of the green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract (GTE) was examined to remedy the toxic effects of (0.2 mg l-1) 4-nonylphenol(4-NP). Biochemical parameters, antioxidant enzymes, liver lipid peroxidation (LPO), DNA fragmentation, and apoptosis as well as histopathology of liver of...

Author(s)
Sayed, A. E. H.; Soliman, H. A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 149, pp 159-165
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and animal welfare.

This book addresses the issue of animal welfare within the tourism experience. Part I of the book provides a conceptual and historical foundation upon which to analyse animal welfare and the position of animals in tourism, and how these two issues intersect. Part II consists of 14 opinion pieces...

Author(s)
Carr, N.; Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
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Behavioural changes can be caused by pathology within any body system, while cognitive changes stem from alterations within the brain. A variety of cognition tests have been used to assess cognitive abilities in canines, with most research focusing on ageing processes. Learning and memory can be...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
abnormal behaviour; aging; animal behaviour; brain; cognition; dog diseases; learning; memory; old age; reviews
Author(s)
Provoost, L. R.; Casal, M.; Siracusa, C.
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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is an asexual, spherical, eukaryotic, fungal pathogen that develops in the keratinized skin cells of amphibians....

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12 - 16 November 2018 - Chiang Mai

Venue
Chiang Mai
Country
Thailand
Contact
Ms. Warapa Saipow, Project Director
Contact Details
c/o Kenes Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., PICO Building, 10 Soi Lasalle 56, Sukhumwit, Bangna, Bangkok 10260, Thailand.
Tel
+662 748 7881
Fax
+662 748 7880
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Study was conducted to find out the economic analysis of the various selected dairy herds in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. Data were collected from 200 dairy farmers by personal interview methods. These dairy herds were divided into small, medium and large category according to herd size, land...

Author(s)
Basedv Singh; Pandey, R. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 2A, pp 541-547
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The main consumer products derived from ostriches are feathers, leather and meat. Despite progress in optimizing production practices, additional information is still necessary about the value of various raw materials as feed to ensure cost-efficient production. This study aimed to determine the...

Author(s)
Brand, T. S.; Engelbrecht, J. A.; Merwe, J. van der; Hoffman, L. C.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 1, pp 186-197
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Feed costs contribute the largest proportion of the input costs of slaughter birds in an intensive ostrich production unit. Alternative, cheaper feedstuffs, such as lupins (sweet and bitter cultivars), were therefore evaluated to determine the optimal lupin inclusion level in ostrich rations...

Author(s)
Brand, T. S.; Engelbrecht, J. A.; Merwe, J. van der; Hoffman, L. C.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 1, pp 170-185
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Energy is essential for the continuous survival of any living organism. In ostrich diets, energy is usually derived from maize, which is often subject to fluctuations in yield as a result of drought conditions. Therefore, the optimal utilization of energy in the diets of ostriches becomes of...

Author(s)
Brand, T. S.; Viviers, S. F.; Merwe, J. van der; Hoffman, L. C.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 1, pp 162-169
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Two experiments were carried out to determine ruminal degradability of sesame meal (SSM) and its effects on intake, digestibility, rumen parameters, chewing activity, and lamb performance when it replaced soybean meal (SBM). Degradability of dry matter (DM) and crude protein (CP) were determined...

Author(s)
Ghorbani, B.; Yansari, A. T.; Sayyadi, A. J.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 1, pp 151-161

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