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The aim of this study was to determine the behaviour and management practices related to the welfare of the animals destined for slaughter in an abattoir in the city of Sogamoso, Boyacá, Colombia. Behavioural and management indicators were evaluated before, during and after desensitization in 100...

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Mancipe-Arias, M. A.; Ariza-Suárez, Á. C.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2020, 31, 2,
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The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between clinical symptoms recorded during the antemortem inspection in the lairage and pathological lesions at postmortem inspection of slaughter pigs. If clinical symptoms were an accurate indicator of pathological lesions at postmortem...

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Čobanović, N.; Jamnikar-Ciglenečki, U.; Kirbiš, A.; Križman, M.; Štukelj, M.; Vićić, I.; Karabasil, N.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
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Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 26, 4, pp 533-539
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Agriculture is the most significant source of ammonia emissions. These emissions cause, for example, odour problems, which are a local nuisance to neighborhoods, and acidification. Traditionally, animal production farms have been situated in rural areas far from densely populated areas. However, as ...

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Hellstedt, M.
Publisher
University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
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Agriculture and Forestry, 2020, 66, 1, pp 7-14
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The aim of the study was to determine whether birds of different breeds, with different preferences for environmental elements and kept in identical conditions, would exhibit different behaviour and stress levels. The research material consisted of 50 laying hens of the Green-legged partridge (Zk), ...

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Rozempolska-Rucińska, I.; Czech, A.; Kasperek, K.; Zięba, G.; Ziemiańska, A.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2020, 50, 2, pp 272-280
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This study evaluated effects of photoperiod treatments on slaughter and carcass traits, meat quality, indicators of oxidative stress, and heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) levels of lung and heart tissues in broilers. Five hundred Ross 308 broiler chicks were used. The treatments consisted of 23 hours...

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Baykalir, Y.; Simsek, U. G.; Erisir, M.; Otlu, O.; Gungoren, G.; Gungoren, A.; Aslan, S.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2020, 50, 1, pp 138-149
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The lung is the organ in charge of gas exchange and ensuring good availability of oxygen in situations of maximum exercise such as the bull fight. For this reason, its interesting to know which are the main pulmonary affectations seen in post-mortem carcasses in order to be able to make...

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Fernandez-Novo, A.; Lomillos-Pérez, J. M.; García-García, J. A.
Publisher
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Saragossa, Spain
Citation
ITEA, 2020, 116, 2, pp 106-115
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There is an emerging trend towards appreciating welfare of farm animals in Sri Lanka. A survey was conducted covering 182 farms in Mid-Country, Sri Lanka to identify management-related risk factors that may affect welfare of dairy calves. A total of 217 calves were monitored where majority were...

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Weerasinghe, W. P. C. G.; Rajapaksha, E.; Gunawardena, W. W. D. A.; Samarakone, T. S.
Publisher
Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Citation
Tropical Agricultural Research, 2020, 31, 1, pp 103-113
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Background and Aim: Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica are two commonly reported liver flukes that cause fascioliasis in ruminants. Among the members of the genus Fasciola, F. hepatica was identified in the study area. Fascioliasis is a major disease that affects the production of livestock...

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Nasreldin, N.; Zaki, R. S.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
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Veterinary World, 2020, 13, 5, pp 923-930
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This article aims to understand the animal utilization in cultural manifestations, more specifically those who are trained for rodeo. Violence of every kind, by action or omission, make indignation and commiseration reactions of society and defy the legal order. Thus, the article will demonstrate...

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Amorim, B. P.; Oliveira, C. E. C. de; Caetano, G. A. de O.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2020, 14, 1,
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Aim of study: Dairy farmers in Southern Spain are continuously investing in the modernization of their facilities and frequently ask technicians about the type of housing they should choose for their farms. Although some studies have analysed the economic impact of different housing systems, there...

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Molina, L.; Agüera, E. I.; Pérez-Marín, C. C.; Maroto-Molina, F.
Publisher
Spanish National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 18, 1,

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