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Large numbers of livestock are transported to slaughter. The journeys may cause considerable animal stress and suffering. They often involve separation from familiar groups and places, as well as exposure to a range of stressful stimuli. Stockpersons do not always understand the principles of...

Author(s)
Hultgren, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 054, pp 1-15
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Vitamin D deficiency in humans is a major health concern and is very much to the forefront of public health policy, particularly in Europe and northern latitudes where sufficient synthesis of vitamin D through sunlight is limited. Therefore, increased importance of dietary vitamin D intake now...

Author(s)
Duffy, S. K.; Kelly, A. K.; Gaurav Rajauria; O'Doherty, J. V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 045, pp 1-11
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A few major ions contribute most of the weight of dissolved solids in water. Direct determination of total dissolved solids (TDS) concentration is tedious, and the electrical conductivity of freshwater and the salinity of saline water are common surrogates for TDS in aquaculture. The primary...

Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 037, pp 1-13
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Schistosoma nasale is a digenetic trematode found in the blood vessels of the nasal mucosa of cattle and buffaloes. This snail-borne parasite is the cause of nasal schistosomiasis which has been recorded from the majority of the provinces and the neighbouring countries of India. The disease is...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Debaraj Bhattacharyya
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 053, pp 1-11
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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...

Author(s)
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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Domestic animals under close confinement conditions frequently display abnormal behaviour, particularly if they are unable to escape from, or adapt to this situation. With the increased interest in domestic farm animal welfare from both the political and societal agendas, environmental enrichment...

Author(s)
Orihuela, A.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Velarde, A.; Strappini-Asteggiano, A.; Vega, L. T. de la; Borderas-Tordesillas, F.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 059, pp 1-25

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