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The aim of this study was to examine breeding objectives and the impact of production systems and breed types on dairy cattle performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A total of 64 research studies published between 1980 and 2018 were used for qualitative analysis (qualitative synthesis) of...

Date
May 2020
Subjects
age at first calving; animal breeding; animal welfare; bovine mastitis; breeding aims; calving interval; cattle breeds; cattle feeding; conformation; crossbreds; dairy cattle; dairy cows; diets; disease resistance; farm size; female fertility; genetics; immunity; large farms; mastitis; milk; milk composition; milk fat percentage; milk production; milk protein percentage; milk quality; milk yield; performance traits; profitability; reproductive performance; reproductive traits; service period; small farms; somatic cell count; temperament; breeds; crosses; cows
Author(s)
Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
Miscellaneous

A rapid database review was undertaken to determine whether domestic animals can be infected with SARS-CoV- 2 and whether they could serve as fomites for SARS-CoV-2. We also assessed other human coronaviruses, SARS and MERS. Studies on natural and experimental infections were included. It was shown...

Author(s)
O’connor, A. M.; Totton, S. C.; Sargeant, J. M.
Publisher
Systematic reviews for animals and food
Publication
A rapid review of evidence of infection of pets and livestock with human associated coronavirus diseases, SARS, MERS, and COVID-19, and evidence of the fomite potential of pets and livestock, 2020, pp 18 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Basic monitoring in canine and feline emergency patients.

This book contains 10 illustrated chapters that describe the normal and pathological clinical parameters of cats and dogs and their diagnosis, including physical examination, blood pressure monitoring, electrocardiography, pulse oximetry, venous and arterial blood gas analysis, capnography,...

Author(s)
Thomovsky, E. J.; Johnson, P. A.; Brooks, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242997)
News Article

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have shown that two new potential vaccines against Nipah virus developed by the University of Parma generate a...

Date
March 2020
Event

30 October - 3 November 2020 - Edinburgh, Scotland

Venue
Edinburgh, Scotland
Country
UK
AbstractFull Text

Nanotechnology provides a new concept for the improvement of the antimicrobial activity of the textile fibers. Natural dye extracted from red prickly pear using microwave heating was used for dyeing wool fibers. Chitosan-Propolis nano composite was applied as treatment on wool fibers before dyeing...

Author(s)
Ali, N. F.; Abd- Elsalam, I. S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2020, 16, 2, pp 223-236

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