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Diagnosis of abortion in cattle, sheep and goat have been mainly focused on abortive pathogens with a recognized impact in outbreaks, but the aetiologic diagnosis rates have been historically low worldwide. Thus, we analysed the presence of pathogens in abortion outbreaks, focusing on the...

Author(s)
Díaz-Cao, J. M.; Prieto, A.; López-Lorenzo, G.; Díaz-Fernández, P.; López-Sández, C.; Morrondo, P.; Fernández-Rodríguez, G.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e05SC01
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A multivariable linear model was used to analyse the incidence of carcass quality defects over one year in a commercial database that included 1,856 flocks of Ross broilers (9,188 shipments, 1,975,420 carcasses inspected). The incidence of foot-pad dermatitis (FPD), scratches and wing and back...

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Villarroel, M.; Francisco, I.; Ibáñez, M. A.; Novoa, M.; Martínez-Guijarro, P.; Méndez, J.; Blas, C. de
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0504
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Atriplex canescens canopy cover, biomass production, and nutrient content were evaluated after four years of livestock grazing exclusion and mechanical shrub removal, except A. canescens in an arid rangeland with a slightly saline soil and with a long history of heavy livestock grazing in the...

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Mellado, M.; García, J. E.; Macías-Cruz, U.; Avedaño-Reyes, L.; Arévalo, J. R.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0302
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Until 2012, egg production in Croatia was mostly in cages, which was not in accordance with the European Union standards on the welfare of laying hens. Therefore, producers of table eggs could not continue their current practice and had to use those systems permitted in the EU member countries,...

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Crnčan, A.; Škrtić, Z.; Kristić, J.; Kralik, I.; Kranjac, D.; Hadelan, L.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0105
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This study was conducted to compare the effects of thermal stress on growth performance and some immunity variables of broiler chickens. Birds were randomly assigned to one of three thermal treatments as follows: cold stress (CS, 12±1°C), (b) heat stress (HS, 33±3°C) and (c) thermoneutral (TN,...

Author(s)
Olfati, A.; Mojtahedin, A.; Sadeghi, T.; Akbari, M.; Martínez-Pastor, F.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0505
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In Cuba, Classical Swine Fever (CSF) has become an endemic disease since 1993 with several outbreaks each year despite the compulsory vaccination program implemented. To deepen the disease characterization is essential for improving the CSF control measures and to achieve its eradication. The aim...

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Fonseca, O.; Coronado, L.; Amarán, L.; Perera, C. L.; Centelles, Y.; Montano, D. N.; Alfonso, P.; Fernández, O.; Santoro, K. R.; Frías-Lepoureau, M. T.; Percedo, M. I.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0506
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We tested the hypothesis that sheep breed can influence the sperm quality and seminal plasma (SP) composition and investigated any potential relationship between SP proteins and antioxidant enzyme activities (AO) with sperm quality. Ejaculates from twelve rams of three breeds were obtained during...

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Carvajal-Serna, M.; Cardozo, J. A.; Grajales-Lombana, H.; Cebrián-Pérez, J. A.; Muiño-Blanco, T.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0403
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The transport of broilers to slaughter normally results in a small percentage of dead on arrival (DoA) but little is known about the effects of flock thinning or bird weight. A multivariable linear model was used to analyse the incidence of DoA over one year in 1,856 flocks of Ross broilers (9,188...

Author(s)
Villarroel, M.; Pomares, F.; Ibáñez, M. A.; Lage, A.; Martínez-Guijarro, P.; Méndez, J.; Blas, C. de
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0503
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The study aims to determine the environmental and genetic components for the reproductive performance of a Tunisian local goat population to set up the basis for the future improvement of this important component of efficient production. The reproductive traits considered were kidding interval (KI) ...

Author(s)
Atoui, A.; Carabaño, M. J.; Najari, S.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp e0404
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Soybean is a very popular plant for its wide use, and it is coming back to the attention of farmers due to its special importance in various sectors. Thus, the present study, aims to highlight Romania's position regarding the areas cultivated with this plant, grain and oil production, consumption...

Author(s)
Șurcă, E.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Horticulture, 2018, 75, 1, pp 104-110

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