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The determination and evaluation of carcass performance and meat quality traits are the foundation of the development and utilization of pig (Sus scrofa) germplasm resources, and the red muscle fibers and white muscle fibers encoded by MyHC genes are positively correlated with the tenderness and...

Author(s)
Zhang YanMin; Liu Ying; Li WenTong; Yang YaLan; Ge ChangLi; Chen QiMei; Li Hua; Zhou Rong
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2018, 26, 4, pp 616-625
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Capture or exertion myopathy (CM) is an attendant complication of manual restraint in ratites, asides physical injuries that handlers may suffer. CM arises from a combination of stress and anaerobic glycolysis during handling. This work was carried out to restrain and immobilize two ostriches (...

Author(s)
Ogunsola, J.; Adetunji, V.
Publisher
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Sokoto, Nigeria
Citation
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 16, 1, pp 86-89
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Globally, the spread of antibiotic resistance via chicken meat consumption cause serious public health concerns. With this respect, the current study aimed to investigate the prevalence of thermophilic Campylobacter species isolated from raw meat chicken samples and their genetic determinants of...

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Issa, G.; Kahraman, B. B.; Adıguzel, M. C.; Eker, F. Y.; Akkaya, E.; Bayrakal, G. M.; Koluman, A.; Kahraman, T.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2018, 24, 5, pp 701-707
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This study focused on assessing the microbiology of conveyor belts surfaces, cleaned or not with pressurized water, and verification of the influence of this process on the microbiological quality of poultry meat. A reduction on mesophilic, psychrotrophic and Enterobacteriaceae counts (P<0.05)...

Author(s)
Julião, T. A.; Cortezi, A. M.; Rossi, G. A. M.; D'Abreu, L. F.; Balieiro, J. C. C.; Vidal, A. M. C.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 4, pp 1325-1332
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Enteric diseases of bacterial origin are frequent in the pig industry, of particular notoriety are the colibacillosis that mainly affect piglets and cause great damage to the swine industry worldwide. The aim of the study was to analyze phylogenetics, to detect biofilm production, and to determine...

Author(s)
Santos, A. S.; Lima, D. C. V.; Fernandes, E. F. T. S.; Albuquerque, P. P. F.; Gouveia, G. V.; Sá, M. C. A.; Costa, M. M.; Pinheiro Júnior, J. W.; Mota, R. A.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 4, pp 1309-1315
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Food safety is indirectly affected by the welfare of food animals, due to close links between animal welfare, animal health and food borne diseases. Stress factors and poor welfare can lead to increased susceptibility to disease among animals and may intensify the fecal shedding of food borne...

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Nastasijevic, I.; Lakicevic, B.; Raseta, M.; Djordjevic, V. Z.; Jankovic, V.; Mrdovic, B.; Brankovic-Lazic, I.
Publisher
Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Meat Technology, 2018, 59, 1, pp 8-22
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For the successful validation and verification of the HACCP system, a food business operator is obliged, among other duties, to have continuous microbiological data of carcasses which are followed by a certain dynamic that the subject himself pre-scribed. To obtain these data, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Milojevic, L.; Lakicevic, B.; Jankovic, V.; Mitrovic, R.; Nikolic, A.; Babic, M.; Velebit, B.
Publisher
Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Meat Technology, 2018, 59, 1, pp 1-7
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Two aspects that are always considered as emphasis in farm production are body weight of live animals and their carcass characteristics. The carcass characteristic determines the market price of meat and carcass yield affects the farm profit. The carcass characteristics of Dorper ram lambs weaned...

Author(s)
Norhayati, Z.; Wan Zahari, M.; Shanmugavelu, S.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Animal Production, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Malaysian Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 21, 1, pp 29-39
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The complexity of respiratory diseases in pigs, which results from simultaneous infections with many microorganisms and environmental conditions in the pig facilities, leads to diagnostic difficulties. In order to assess the health status of the herd, monitoring is commonly used. It provides useful ...

Author(s)
Kuberka, Z.; Dors, A.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 9, pp 551-559
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These proceedings presents papers from the RSPCA Australia Animal Welfare Seminar held in Canberra, Australia last 22 February 2018. This one-day seminar outlined innovations and research on the theme "Ensuring a Humane Death for Farm Animals" and includes the following topics: humane slaughter: a...

Publisher
RSPCA Australia, Deakin West, Australia
Citation
Ensuring a Humane Death for Farm Animals, RSPCA Australia Animal Welfare Seminar 2018, 22 February 2018, Canberra, Australia, 2018, pp 22 pp.

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