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The question of whether fish have the capacity to experience a state akin to pain was first empirically addressed by Jan Verheijen's seminal study on carps in 1983. Subsequently, comprehensive evidence has been presented not only on the anatomical prerequisites for a pain system in several fish...

Author(s)
Schroeder, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 049, pp 1-6
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Pigs are prandial feeders and drinkers. Focus has been directed to pig nutritional needs that include micro- and macro-nutrients, mineral and vitamin requirements and feed particle size. Water is the most important nutrient for pigs without which pigs will only survive for a short time....

Author(s)
Azarpajouh, S.; Garcia, A.; Jackson, C.; Karriker, L.; Ramirez, A.; Johnson, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 048, pp 1-17
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Labour challenges the newborn to adapt to extrauterine life and survive the troublesome neonatal period. Low vitality is a recurrent problem in veterinary perinatology, and several factors can directly or indirectly culminate in neonatal death. One prime determinant of low vitality in animals is...

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Mota-Rojas, D.; López, A.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Muns, R.; Villanueva-García, D.; Mora-Medina, P.; González-Lozano, M.; Olmos-Hernández, A.; Ramírez-Necoechea, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 036, pp 1-13
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Black pepper is considered the most attractive spice throughout the world, owing to its pungent alkaloid piperine, which biologically presents a very important spice in human and animal nutrition. Various experiments have shown that black pepper and its secondary metabolites could be used as an...

Author(s)
Puvača, N.; Ljubojević, D.; Ðuragić, O.; Popović, S.; Könyves, T.; Miščević, B.; Prodanović, R.; Bošković, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 029, pp 1-6
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Gut health' is currently a hot topic in animal production but lacks precise definition or definitive assessment. Antibiotics have been used for many years to manage gut health issues but are under pressure in many parts of the world to help protect their long-term effectiveness. The intestine is...

Author(s)
Broom, L. J.; Kogut, M. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 038, pp 1-6
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Poultry growth performance and feed efficiency are closely related to the intestinal microbiota quantity, wall structure and the activity of the immune system. Several antibiotics was used in poultry feeds as growth promoters to enhance growth and improve feed efficiency and to reduce mortality in...

Author(s)
Denlİ, M.; Demİrel, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 035, pp 1-9
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Predatory and parasitic mites are likely to assume a greater role in crop protection as world attention is now focused on finding out alternative means of agricultural pest management, and some may be beneficial in the medical and veterinary fields. This review on the status of research on...

Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Kumar, P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 031, pp 1-17
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Olfaction is the primary sensory communication mode for most mammals; social, sexual, maternal and feeding behaviours are four basic and fundamental aspects directly related to olfaction. Herein we consider these four main aspects of olfaction in a variety of mammals from the families Ungulata and ...

Author(s)
Mota-Rojas, D.; Orihuela, A.; Napolitano, F.; Mora-Medina, P.; Orozco-Gregorio, H.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 030, pp 1-13
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A holistic statistical modelling procedure for the analysis of energy balance (EB) studies is proposed in this review. We show that a switch from EB-based analysis to heat production (HP)-based analysis has some advantages. The use of augmented EB data with a fasting HP estimate is proposed to...

Author(s)
Dhanoa, M. S.; Sanderson, R.; Cammell, S. B.; Haines, M. J.; Lopez, S.; France, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 024, pp 1-12
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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...

Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 026, pp 1-11

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