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Objective: A retrospective survey was designed to determine the prevalence and factors involved in surgical cases at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), Bangladesh Agricultural University from June 2014 to June 2017. Materials and materials: In total, 1042 surgical cases of food animal (large...

Author(s)
Al-Noman, Z.; Imam Hasan; Arif, M.; Jannatul Ferdous; Sabbya Sachi; Alam, M. R.; Sikder, M. H.
Publisher
Network for the Veterinarians of Bangladesh, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 2018, 5, 1, pp 81-87
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As a consequence of European changes in animal welfare regulations, in the near future the pork industry may face a ban on castration of male piglets which could lead to a medium and high risk of boar taint. On the other hand, physical castration affects animal fat depot and fatty acid composition...

Author(s)
Martínez, B.; Vieira, C.; Rubio, B.; Garrido, M. D.; Egea, M.; Linares, M. B.; Panella-Riera, N.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 213-216
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This study aimed to verify previous research findings showing that feeding maltodextrins (M) and dextrose (D) leads to a reduction of voluntary feed intake in the Italian heavy pig. This may be interesting for immunocastrated pigs fed ad libitum (ad lib.), whose feed intake skyrockets after the 2nd ...

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Volpelli, L. A.; Casa, G. della; Minelli, G.; Comellini, M.; Macchioni, P.; Faeti, V.; Marchetto, G.; Fiego, D. P. lo
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 105-107
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Immunocastration has proved to be an effective strategy to prevent sexual development and boar taint in pigs. Previous results indicate that immunocastrated (IC) pigs exhibit better performance than surgically castrated (SC) pigs. In addition to animal welfare benefits, this fact could be of...

Author(s)
Seiquer, I.; Palma-Granados, P.; Lachica, M.; Lara, L.; Fernández-Fígares, I.; Haro, A.; Nieto, R.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 101-104
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Voluntary end of male pig castration is expected in the EU in the near future, but standard immunocastration (IC) protocols need to be adapted for Iberian (IB) pig males due to their long life cycle. Our team developed a 3-dose protocol that needs a further adjustment to suit montanera (MT;...

Author(s)
Hernández-García, F. I.; Izquierdo, M.; Rosario, A. I. del; Montero, A.; Pérez, M. A.; García-Gudiño, J.; Garrido, N.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, Suplemento 1, pp 97-100
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This study aimed to characterize the effect of age at castration and tail docking on nursing behavior, piglet growth rate, pain at surgery and health. Within a litter, castration of males and tail docking of females were performed at around 2 days (CC2 treatment) or 6 days (CC6 treatment) of age....

Author(s)
Courboulay, V.; Patteyn, K.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2017, 49, pp 127-132
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Dehorning and disbudding are the routine management practices in goat farm. Benefit of dehorning and disbudding includes less space required during feeding, easy management, good carcass quality and are required before dairy goats are used as a show animal in the United States. Dehorning is the...

Author(s)
Acharya, M.
Publisher
Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Medicine, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 15, 2, pp 133-136
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RNA-Seq, a new developing high-throughput sequencing technology in recent years, provides a new and more effective method for research in the genes' expression. The technology has been used to further improve our understanding on the function of the gene structure information and excavate the new...

Author(s)
Wang Xi; Zhang YuanQing; Zhang XiZhong; Jin Guang; Wang DongCai; Li Bo; Xu Fang; Huang LiSha; Liu WenZhong
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2017, 51, 6, pp 1043-1050
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Muscovy ducks reared commercially are often bill trimmed to prevent feather pecking and cannibalism. Bill trimming has been criticized because of its potential to cause acute and chronic pain, but little is known about the beneficial effects of bill trimming on welfare of ducks. The aim of this...

Author(s)
Elshafaei, H. E.; Sharaf, M. M.; Rashed, R. R.; El-Kazaz, S. E.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2017, 55, 2, pp 124-128
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Immunocastration is effective to prevent sexual development and boar taint in pigs of conventional genotypes. Other studies pointed out that immunocastrated (IC) pigs show better performance than surgically castrated (SC) pigs. Apart from animal welfare aspects, this fact could be of relevance for...

Author(s)
Seiquer, I.; Lara, L.; Palma-Granados, P.; Herrera, N.; Lachica, M.; Fernández-Fígares, I.; Haro, A.; Nieto, R.
Publisher
Agronomski Fakultet, Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus (Poljoprivredna Znanstvena Smotra), 2017, 82, 2, pp 143-146

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