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BACKGROUND: Lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) is a DNA virus from the genus capripoxvirus. Though the morbidity rate of this virus is different among species, it involves all ages. This disease was limited to sub-Saharan Africa though it gradually spread to other African countries and the Middle...

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Isapour, H.; Sakha, M.; Varshovi, H. R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2021, 15, 3, pp en287-fa294
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With the introduction of best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP), pig breeding companies have been able to effectively select for improved reproductive performance in pig production. The improvement in litter size, however, has come at a cost, with an increase in both stillbirths and early neonatal...

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Harper, J. A.; Bunter, K.; Vargovic, L.
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Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
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Breeding Focus 2021 - Improving Reproduction, Armidale, Australia, May 2021, 2021, pp 85-96
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Cattle fertility is generally described as the ability to reproduce. However, fertility is a complex trait and the end result of a living and healthy calf is shaped by many interacting factors including the genetics of both cows and bulls. A multitude of traits have been defined to measure...

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Strucken, E. M.
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Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
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Breeding Focus 2021 - Improving Reproduction, Armidale, Australia, May 2021, 2021, pp 5-16
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Laghouaouta, H.; Ros-Freixedes, R.; Estany, J.; Fraile, L.; Pena, R. N.
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Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
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XIX Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, 1 y 2 de junio de 2021 (online), 2021, pp 164-164
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This research identified the animal model that best describes the genetic and residual variations for tick counts in yearlings from a crossbred Angus-Nellore population of 6,951 animals that are progenies of 382 bulls and 6,198 cows. Genetic values were predicted by the Bayesian inference...

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Bravo, A. P.; Prestes, A. M.; Oliveira, M. M. de; Roso, V. M.; Mello, F. C. B.; Rorato, P. R. N.
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Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
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Ciência Rural, 2021, 51, 10,
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Avian Beta Defensin 2 (AvBD2) gene, which is located in chromosome 3, plays an important role in the immune system of the chicken by inhibiting the development of microorganisms such as bacteria that infect body tissues. Defensins are produced through epithelial cells immediately after tissue...

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Masrurah, M.; Khaerunnisa, I.; Murtini, S.; Sumantri, C.
Publisher
Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Peternakan, Bogor, Indonesia
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Jurnal Ilmu Ternak dan Veteriner, 2021, 26, 2, pp 82-89
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The review focuses on breeding practices aimed at improving resistance to diseases and health disorders that are associated with better efficiency, welfare and longevity of cows. It is commonly known that diseases like mastitis, foot and claw disorders, metabolic and reproductive issues seriously...

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Zavadilová, L.; Kašná, E.; Krupová, Z.; Klímová, A.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
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Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2021, 66, 7, pp 235-250
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Scrapie is an infectious neurodegenerative disease affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats that belongs to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. The disease is caused by the accumulation of proteinase-resistant isoform of the prion protein. The sheep predisposition to scrapie...

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Nešić, S.; Jelisić, S.; Aleksić-Kovačević, S.; Aničić, M.; Vučićević, I.
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Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Belgrade, Serbia
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Acta Veterinaria (Beograd), 2021, 71, 2, pp 189-197
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IRF3 has gained recognition as a key transcriptional regulator of type1 interferon (IFN) gene expression which induces response to pathogenic infection. The advancement in technology and molecular biology has led to bioinformatics, this field is widely accepted because it is effective and saves...

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Mofoyeke, S.; Adeyemi, A.; Adeboye, F.; Sanda, A.; Ikeobi, C.
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University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2021, 78, 1, pp 1-9
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This study aimed to uncover the association between tuberculosis and the polymorphism of a gene playing an important role in resistance/sensitivities to this disease. In order to study the polymorphism of the gene encoding SLC11A1, the extraction of genomic DNA was carried out by the salt method...

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Bejaoui, S.; Jbeli, M.; Jayyari, A.; Jemmali, B.; Ben Gara, A.
Publisher
Sunblo LC, Monastir, Tunisia
Citation
Journal of New Sciences, 2021, 80, pp 4685-4689

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