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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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Cover for Principles of cattle production.

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
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Author(s)
Chadag Vishnumurthy Mohan; Rohana Subasinghe
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems
Publication
FISH: CGIAR research program on fish agri-food systems Tilapia health research 2017-2022: priorities and partnerships, 2018, pp 17 pp.
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Apicomplexan parasites of the genus Eimeria are widespread in poultry flocks and if present in sufficient numbers can cause the intestinal disease coccidiosis. For many years, the disease has been controlled either by incorporating drugs in the feed (prophylaxis) or by immunization with live...

Date
September 2018
Subjects
animal diseases; antiprotozoal agents; coccidiosis; herbal drugs; immunization; infections; intestinal diseases; parasites; parasitoses; plant extracts; poultry; probiotics; protozoal infections; vaccination
Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
News Article

In a study into antibiotic resistance in the intestinal tracts of pigs and poultry, faecal samples of more than 9000 pigs and chickens were examined....

Date
August 2018
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

This study investigated the presence of generic and verotoxin-producing E. coli as well as enumerated faecal coliforms in 30 beef carcasses in different parts of the slaughter process (after skinning, washing and cooling) at each of three slaughterhouses of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil....

Author(s)
Bier, D.; Silva, M. R.; Ramos, C. A. do N.; Moriningo, G. D'A.; Silva, T. A. dos S.; Lima, A. C. de; Chulli, J. V. M.; Araújo, F. R. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
Publication
Food Science and Technology (Campinas), 2018, 38, 1, pp 60-66
AbstractFull Text

Mutations of the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) gene are associated with body weight, obesity, and growth. PGAM2 is associated with drip loss, meat colour, fat deposition, lean content, muscle fiber diameter and carcass traits. The present study had been carried out to investigate the association...

Author(s)
Nahácky, J.; Židek, R.; Gábor, M.; Miluchová, M.; Bučko, O.; Kováčik, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2018, 7, 5, pp 537-539

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