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With the impact of climate change becoming increasingly apparent, there have been calls for world leaders to take measures aimed at mitigating the potential effect on the environment of the rapid expansion in human population, urbanisation, deforestation, agricultural development, industrialisation...

Date
May 2021
Subjects
reviews; sustainability; livestock; meat animals; meat production; climate change; socioeconomics; urbanization; deforestation; religious beliefs; domestic animals
Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Lever, J.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic cattle.

The second edition of this book contains 7 chapters that describe the introductory concepts of cattle nutrition, the aims and principles of organic cattle production, the elements of cattle nutrition, ingredients for organic diets, cattle breeds for organic production, integration of feeding...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245554)
News Article

A comprehensive assessment of 12 different strategies for reducing global beef production emissions indicates that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can...

Date
April 2021
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mycoplasmas in swine.

This book contains 14 chapters that discuss the genetics, epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of Mycoplasma infections in pigs. Chapter 1 discusses the phylogenetics and classification of Mycoplasma species in pigs; Chapter 2...

Author(s)
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
MiscellaneousFull Text

An experiment was conducted by the Māori tribe Ngāi Tahu and researchers (Māori and non-Māori) in Aotearoa/New Zealand, to assess how customary egg harvest regimes (removal of one-third, two-thirds or all eggs from individual nests) impact hatching success of a culturally important waterfowl...

Author(s)
Herse, M. R.; Tylianakis, J. M.; Scott, N. J.; Brown, D.; Cranwell, I.; Henry, J.; Pauling, C.; McIntosh, A. R.; Gormley, A. M.; Lyver, P. O.
Publisher
British Ecological Society
Publication
Experimental harvest of waterfowl eggs informs management by Indigenous peoples, 2021, pp 2 pp.
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21 - 24 July 2021 - Birmingham, Alabama

Venue
Birmingham, Alabama
Country
USA
Contact
Tara Beasley, Director of Meetings & Events
Contact Details
761 Tiger Oak Drive, Pike Road, AL 36064, USA.
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+1 334 395 4666
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to determine the evolution of infestation by monogeneans of the Dactylogiridae family in gills of tambaqui fry (Colossoma macropomum) raised in cages in an artificial and semi-natural aquatic environment. In total, 120 45-day-old fingerlings were evaluated with an average...

Author(s)
Rondón, J. E.; Villanueva, C. C.; Gavidia, C. C.; Puicón, V. N.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
Publication
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2021, 32, 2,
AbstractFull Text

The pituitary abscess syndrome occurs more frequently in ruminants than in other species. This disease is characterized by the formation of abscesses in the vascular complex on the basal sphenoid bone, which can, by extension, affect the pituitary or neighboring structures. Clinical signs can be...

Author(s)
Risso, F. B.; Costa, J. A.; Malegoni, A. C. S.; Dias, B. M.; Silva, T. B. da; Moscon, L. A.; Rondon, D. A.; Pereira, M.
Publisher
Pubvet
Publication
PUBVET, 2021, 15, 4,

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