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Behavioural changes can be caused by pathology within any body system, while cognitive changes stem from alterations within the brain. A variety of cognition tests have been used to assess cognitive abilities in canines, with most research focusing on ageing processes. Learning and memory can be...

Author(s)
Provoost, L. R.; Casal, M.; Siracusa, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 004, pp 1-8
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Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 002, pp 1-12
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This study aimed to propose general guidelines for an animal welfare (AW) management system based on the hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) to develop an AW strategy appropriate for individual organizations of the animal food chain. Main adaptations for steps within pre-hazard...

Author(s)
Souza, A. P. de O.; Molento, C. F. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 001, pp 1-11
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The innate immune response of the endometrium is crucial to achieve early and quick defence against pathogenic organisms that invade the reproductive tract and the uterus, before the adaptive immune response which develops much later. This early innate response is important to avoid the development ...

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Oguejiofor, C. F.; Cheng ZhangRui; Wathes, D. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 051, pp 1-14
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Animal influenza viruses, particularly of both avian and swine origin, are important zoonotic respiratory pathogens, potentially raising public health concerns over its pandemic threat. After the emergence of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus (H1N1pdm09) in the human population in 2009, this virus...

Author(s)
Arunorat, J.; Thanawongnuwech, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 048, pp 1-11
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The objective of this review is to describe how animal welfare assessment may be useful in defining a more objective threshold to decide on the existence of crimes against animals in scenarios where animals are alive. The Protocol for Expert Report on Animal Welfare in case of animal cruelty...

Author(s)
Molento, C. F. M.; Hammerschmidt, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 039, pp 1-11
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Camel adaptation to its arid and semi-arid environment and its genetic make-up created some differences in its enzyme systems compared with other domestic animals. The camel is similar to ruminants in most of the diagnostic enzymes used to evaluate liver functions. However, some differences from...

Author(s)
Abu Damir, H.; Ali, M. A.; Khalafalla, A. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 041, pp 1-46
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The rapid drop in cost and increase in throughput of nucleic acid sequencing has provided many opportunities for aquaculture genetics and breeding. Genome-wide genetic marker data can now be readily generated in a cost-effective manner, even for species without extensive prior genomic tools. The...

Author(s)
Palaiokostas, C.; Houston, R. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 055, pp 1-10
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Abattoirs are major sources of valuable information for animal disease outbreaks, but also an environment for transmission of meat-borne zoonoses, which may constitute a major threat to public health and food safety. This study aims to identify common abattoir zoonoses, the geographic distribution...

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Fasanmi, O. G.; Ayodeji, I. O.; Oloso, N. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14
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Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 050, pp 1-13

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