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This study documents the design and performance of a system to apply different magnitudes of air velocity to Japanese quail, to evaluate the combined effects of velocity, temperature and humidity on bird behaviour, performance and welfare. The system was developed to simulate observed field...

Author(s)
Vilela, M. O.; Gates, R. S.; Zolnier, S.; Barbari, M.; Junior, C. G. S. T.; Andrade, R. R.; Rocha, K. S. O.; Tinôco, I. F. F.; Souza, C. F.; Conti, L.; Rossi, G.
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Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture, Saku, Estonia
Citation
Agronomy Research, 2020, 18, Special Issue 1, pp 1068-1081
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The more social and intelligent an animal is, the more stimuli it needs for optimal welfare. Animal welfare is based on complex interactions between somatic, psychological and social stimuli that fulfill animals' needs at various levels. This is also true of dogs - the species that was domesticated ...

Author(s)
Mamzer, H.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2020, 76, 5, pp 273-281
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Determining the optimum insulation thicknesses of external envelopes for livestock buildings are one of the most effective metrics to decrease energy requirements. This study was carried out to determine the optimum insulation thicknesses for livestock buildings in different climate zones, to...

Author(s)
Wang Yang; Li BaoMing; Zheng WeiChao
Publisher
Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Beijing, China
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2020, 13, 1, pp 29-41
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This study was planned to conduct a cross-sectional prospective survey in cattle and buffalos of districts Khanewal (southern sandy zone), Faisalabad (central plain zone) and Chakwal (northern arid zone) to determine the epidemiology of bovine babesiosis. A total of 2176 cattle and buffalos...

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Siddique, R. M.; Sajid, M. S.; Zafar Iqbal; Saqib, M.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 57, 2, pp 517-524
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Pathogenic isolates of Clostridium perfringens were identified in lambs and kids population from non-vaccinated dams of selected districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. Samples were obtained from non-vaccinated lambs and kids with the signs of enterotoxaemia. The isolates were initially ...

Author(s)
Khan, M. A.; Durrani, A. Z.; Khan, S. B.; Naimat-Ullah-Khan; Khan, M. A.; Kashif Prince; Mahboob Ali; Ghazunfar Rashid; Azmat-Ulah-Khan
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2020, 52, 1, pp 107-114
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In the present review maternal, foetal, managemental and seasonal factors predisposing bovines to uterine torsion have been discussed in depth. Maternal factors include sub-ilial attachment of broad ligaments, species, breed, posture of dam while sitting down and standing up, enlargement of horn,...

Author(s)
Ashutosh Tripathi; Shukla, M. K.; Arbind Singh; Singh, R. K.; Rajeshwar Dayal
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2019, 20, 2, pp 233-237
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Brazil is the largest exporter of broiler chickens in world. This prominent position is accomplished by service the demands of consumers markets with incisive requirements, requiring investments in environmental sustainability and animal welfare. Among these markets, the countries of Islam religion ...

Author(s)
Costa Mendes, P. V. da; Godoy Siqueira, H. P. de; Siqueira, A. B. de; Prata, L. F.
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Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
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PUBVET, 2019, 13, 5,
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The breeding system exerts great influence on dairy activity and the use of animal welfare in milk production provides positive results in productivity. Knowledge of the effects on well-being from diseases, trauma, hunger, beneficial stimuli, social interactions, housing conditions, inadequate...

Author(s)
Fontes Silva, D. da; Silva Macêdo, A. J. da; França Carvalho Fonsêca, V. de; Saraiva, E. P.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 1,
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The objective was to assess the factors affecting the success of cervical artificial insemination (CAI) with chilled semen in intensively reared dairy ewes in Greece. The study involved 1,242 adult ewes from 14 flocks in northern Greece (Lacaune, n=885 and Chios, n=357). A typical estrous...

Author(s)
Priskas, S.; Termatzidou, S. A.; Gargan, S.; Arsenos, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2019, 24, pp 349-356
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The objective of this research was to evaluate the behavior of twenty buffalo heifers reared during the dry season on Marajó Island, Pará, Brazil. The animals were distributed into two groups, those with shade (WS) and those without shade (WOS). The experimental day was divided into six shifts:...

Author(s)
Almeida, J. C. F. de; Joset, W. C. L.; Noronha, R. de P. P.; Barbosa, A. V. C.; Lourenço Júnior, J. de B.; Silva, J. A. R. da
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2019, 41,

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