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The facial expressions of animals constitute a means of manifesting emotions, fulfilling functions related to social interactions in several species. Interest has come to use facial expressions as a tool for predicting intentions; in the case of aggression, for example, impeding attacks between...

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Mota-Rojas, D.; Orihuela, A.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Gómez, J.; Mora-Medina, P.; Alavez, B.; Ramírez, L.; González-Lozano, M.
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Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
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Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2020, 8, 4, pp 232-243
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The experiment was started with 1,508 Rhode Island Red (RIR) and 1,820 Rhode Island White (RIW) type non-beak-trimmed day-old pullets, which originated from 58 RIR and 70 RIW different pedigree cocks, respectively. From all of the 128 cocks 26 half sibling offspring were tested. The pure line...

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Zomborszky, Z.; Milisits, G.; Budai, Z.; Szász, S.; Pőcze, O.; Ujvári, J.; Farkas, T. P.; Garamvölgyi, E.; Horn, P.; Sütő, Z.
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University of Kaposvár, Faculty of Animal Science, Kaposvár, Hungary
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Acta Agraria Kaposváriensis, 2020, 24, 1, pp 67-79
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Sex-related differences in physiological processes, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of disease have great importance in human medicine, and these differences should also be investigated and implemented in studies on animals. To our knowledge, this study is the first to investigate the...

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Žaja, I. Ž.; Vilić, M.; Jurković, P.; Vugrovečki, A. S.; Pavić, M.; Ostović, M.; Menčik, S.; Poljičak-Milas, N.; Mačešić, N.; Samardžija, M.; Žura, N.; Sluganović, A.; Milinković-Tur, S.
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Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2020, 90, 4, pp 323-330
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Pupillary membrane persistence (PMP) is a congenital abnormality, which is not usually reported in felines. It is characterized by remnants of the fetal membrane that persist as filamentous tissue across the pupil. In general, this change does not cause any clinical signs. However, the filaments...

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Santos Costa, R. dos; Gualberto, N. G.; Veloso, J. F.; Carlos, R. S. A.
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Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
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Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 477,
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In a proof of concept, PCV2-specific IgG-antibodies from testicular tissue fluid of seven-day-old castrated piglets were measured to verify the vaccination status of their mothers. Twelve randomly selected sows were vaccinated twice during the last third of gestation with a PCV2 vaccine, while ten...

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Künzli, F.; Sydler, T.; Lewis, F.; Brugnera, E.; Sidler, X.
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Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
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SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2020, 162, 7, pp 463-470
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The aim of this study was to determine the influence of the applied method of the quality carcass in 201 descendants, both sexes (n=108 male castrated animals and n=93 females), of studied boar-sires. For the determination of the meat yield (JUS1) and the share of meat (JUS 2) in carcass sides, on...

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Radović, Č.; Gogić, M.; Radojković, D.; Živković, V.; Stojiljković, N.; Parunović, N.; Savić, R.
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Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade, Serbia
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Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry, 2020, 36, 1, pp 17-26
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The objective of this study was to identify the degree of adoption of different production factors in commercial pig breeding farms in Brazil. Data were collected from 150 farms, totaling 135,168 sows, including general information, labor, genetics, biosecurity, facilities, management, feeding and...

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Callegari, M. A.; Pierozan, C. R.; Dias, C. P.; Souza, K. L. de; Foppa, L.; Gasa, J.; Silva, C. A. da
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Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
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Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2020, 41, 2, pp 587-605
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Elk deer (Cervus canadensis) is an economically important species valued for its antlers. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of castrating season on antler development in elk deer. The testes were surgically collected from the following four groups of six-year-old captive bulls during ...

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Kim KwanWoo; Chowdhury, M. M. R.; Lee SungSoo; Lee Jinwook; Jeon Dayeon; Kim SungWoo; Ko YeoungGyu; Kim Seungchang; Kim SangWoo; Lee SangHoon
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Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2019, 22, 5, pp 1133-1137
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Poll testing is becoming common practice in Australia because it helps early prediction of head-phenotypes in calves to avoid dehorning and disbudding. It further improves cattle welfare by selecting breeding animals which are not carriers of horn alleles to avoid horned or scur calves, which may...

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Randhawa, I. A. S.; McGowan, M. R.; Porto-Neto, L. R.; Hayes, B. J.; Schutt, K. M.; Lyons, R. E.
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Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, Australia
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Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG), Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 27th October-1st November 2019, 2019, pp 342-345
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Surgical castration is considered undesirable due to the procedure is with pain and suffering of the 4-5 days old piglets and condemnation the principles of animal welfare. Alternative systems provide opportunities for the use of production from non-castrated male, immuno-castrated or protective...

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Ivanova, S.; Stoyanchev, T.
Publisher
Research Institute of Mountain Stockbreeding and Agriculture, Troyan, Bulgaria
Citation
Journal of Mountain Agriculture on the Balkans, 2019, 22, 5, pp 1-15

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