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The public authorities have invested considerable financial resources over recent decades in restructuring the dairy milk sector in Algeria with an objective of reducing the country's dependency on milk imports. This work aims to draw up an inventory of the status of the dairy sector in Algeria on...

Author(s)
Meklati, F. R.; Meribai, A.; Yezli, N.; Ben-Mahdi, M. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 027, pp 1-8
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Poultry production is important in Nigeria and other developing economies, mainly because it provides much-needed employment and is crucial for food security. The Nigerian broiler production system is relatively disorganized and its structures are relatively undefined due to a dearth of...

Author(s)
Oloso, N. O.; Smith, P. W.; Adeyemo, I. A.; Odeokun, I. A.; Isola, T. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 020, pp 1-12
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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...

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Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 007, pp 1-15
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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a vector-borne viral disease that is transmitted to humans by tick bites and direct contact with an infected animal and human fluids. The disease is endemic in Afghanistan and neighboring countries, and in recent years, there are hundreds of cases of CCHF...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Ababneh, M. M. K.; Amiri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 023, pp 1-7
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Objective The objective of this paper is to review the recent scientific literature that focuses on the occurrence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-E) in healthy, living farm animals, namely chickens, pigs, and cattle, in European countries. Results The...

Author(s)
Kuhnke, D.; Werner, N.; Kreienbrock, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 010, pp 1-13
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Climatic variables can trigger physiological, biochemical, hematological, and hormonal alterations that influence the maintenance of homeothermy and can affect production and productivity in cattle. An understanding of pathways leading to resistance/tolerance in cattle is necessary, so that the...

Author(s)
McManus, C. M.; Faria, D. A.; Bem, A. de; Maranhão, A. Q.; Paiva, S. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 018, pp 1-12
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Dystocia frequently develops when some physical obstacle or functional defect impedes the birth process. Due to the complex nature of the factors involved in the process of parturition, it may be difficult to distinguish between eutocia (normal delivery) and dystocia (difficult birth). It is...

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Mota-Rojas, D.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Napolitano, F.; Domínguez-Muñoz, M.; Guerrero-Legarreta, I.; Mora-Medina, P.; Ramírez-Necoechea, R.; Lezama-García, K.; González-Lozano, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 013, pp 1-16
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Integrated crop-livestock systems have been proposed as a method to sustainably intensify agricultural systems. However, it is important to understand what is known about these systems and where potential gaps are in our current knowledge. I reviewed over 116 different research and review articles...

Author(s)
Hendrickson, J. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 012, pp 1-11
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Chicken is nowadays the most widely consumed meat in the world and one of the main sources of animal protein for humans. This outstanding position in meat production was achieved due to improvements in nutrition, animal health, management, and mainly animal breeding. Nevertheless, the genetic...

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Peixoto, J. de O.; Ibelli, A. M. G.; Fernandes, L. T.; Ledur, M. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 008, pp 1-9
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Over the last century, livestock systems have undergone a progressive intensification process, which brought to light many environmental and agronomical issues, mainly related to manure management. An agroecological approach has also been advocated to develop more sustainable systems and ensure a...

Author(s)
Bona, D.; Iussig, G.; Silvestri, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 006, pp 1-12

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