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Breeding & Genetics

Covering all aspects of husbandry, breeding, genetics, molecular genetics, reproductive biotechnology, reproduction and reproductive diseases of livestock, companion species including equines, and laboratory species 

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A mineral-rich ingredient that researchers at Nofima have extracted from fish bones has produced unexpected effects. In experiments where salmon were...

Date
July 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

In the course of human history, the primary use of animals for more than 10 000 years has been agricultural - food, fibre, locomotion and power. And for most of that history, the well-being of the animals being used was assured by necessity. If one did not practice good husbandry, the animals did...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
animal breeding; animal production; animal welfare; attitudes; biotechnology; domestic animals; ethics; genetic engineering; history; livestock; livestock farming; regulations
Author(s)
Rollin, B. E.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
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Therapy and prognosis are entailed by the diagnosis: the holistic success of the EBVM approach therefore firmly and critically rests on diagnostic accuracy. Unfortunately, medical professionals do not appear to be very accurate with diagnoses. There is 30-50% discordance reported between doctors′...

Author(s)
Mills, D.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge
Publication
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 3, pp 147
Event

28 June - 2 July 2020 - Bologna

Venue
Bologna
Country
Italy
Contact
Professor Carlo Taminini, Local Conference Secretary
Tel
+61 2 9351 3363
Fax
+61 2 8351 3957
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to measure the NO level in boar semen held in a liquid state and to determine its putative relation to spermatozoa motility, plasma membrane integrity, mitochondrial membrane potential and ATP content. Generally, the percentage of spermatozoa which generated nitric oxide...

Author(s)
Orzołek, A.; Zasiadczyk, Ł.; Wysocki, P.; Kordan, W.; Krysztofiak, P.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 423-426
AbstractFull Text

Effect of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in splicing site of the LPAR1 (lysophosphatidic acid receptor 1) gene on selected quality traits was investigated in frozen-thawed semen of Holstein-Friesian bulls. Splicing mutation A/G in the LPAR1 gene (rs43581860) was identified in 120...

Author(s)
Kamiński, S.; Hering, D. M.; Kordan, W.; Lecewicz, M.; Sazanov, A.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 419-421

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