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The emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases including zoonoses and persistence of neglected zoonotic diseases threaten the global health and economy of rural societies now more than any time in the history of humanity. Animals are the main reservoirs of zoonotic disease agents, and...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Hailat, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 027, pp 1-11
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With the impact of climate change becoming increasingly apparent, there have been calls for world leaders to take measures aimed at mitigating the potential effect on the environment of the rapid expansion in human population, urbanisation, deforestation, agricultural development, industrialisation ...

Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Lever, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 026, pp 1-11
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Apicomplexan parasites are responsible for important livestock diseases that affect the production of much needed protein resources, and those transmissible to humans pose a public health risk. Vaccines, recognized as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly method for the prevention of...

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Florin-Christensen, M.; Schnittger, L.; Bastos, R. G.; Rathinasamy, V. A.; Cooke, B. M.; Alzan, H. F.; Suarez, C. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 024, pp 1-23
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Seasonal and low forage availability and quality, shrinking of grassland area, and poor grassland management are the main causes of low soil fertility and animal production in tropical grasslands. One sustainable way to overcome the problems is through establishment of grass-legume intercropping in ...

Author(s)
Rusdy, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 021, pp 1-9
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Sex selection techniques provide economic benefits to dairy and beef herd management. Therefore, the development of such techniques has attracted the attention of reproductive biologists. There have been numerous studies concerning the development of sex selection techniques. As the sex of the...

Author(s)
Naniwa, Y.; Uchiyama, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 019, pp 1-8
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The control of mastitis remains a focus of attention for dairy farmers, veterinary surgeons and advisors due to its impact on cow health and welfare, milk quality, sustainable production, and the financial costs associated with treatment, prevention and ongoing control. In addition, the focus on...

Author(s)
Breen, J. E.; Bradley, A. J.; Down, P. M.; Hyde, R. M.; Leach, K. A.; Green, M. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 014, pp 1-8
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Zinc (Zn) is a micro mineral with catalytic regulatory and structural functions in muscle tissue. It increases growth in ruminants because it modulates energy metabolism. It participates in the metabolism of proteins and nucleic acids; it stimulates the activity of approximately 100 enzymes and...

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Jimenez, L. E. R.; Maya, M. A. R.; Aranda-Aguirre, E.; Castañon, M. M.; Vara, I. A. D.; Vargas-Bello-Pérez, E.; Manuel, G. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 007, pp 1-12
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Antimicrobials are the keystone of therapy for bacterial infectious diseases. The One Health approach recognizes that the health of humans, animals, and the environment are intricately connected, where the use of antimicrobials in animals select for resistant bacteria which carries resistant...

Author(s)
Redondo, L. M.; Fernandez-Miyakawa, M. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 001, pp 1-14
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Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO) is one of the leading causes of lameness and welfare concerns in the modern broiler. The avian bone physiology and remodeling process is complex and dependent on numerous bone and vascular cell types and pathways working harmoniously. The rapid...

Author(s)
Ferver, A.; Dridi, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 053, pp 1-13
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Dairy bull calves may experience compromised welfare as a result of production practices and management techniques implemented on farm. This includes high disease incidence due to poor ventilation, pain experienced as a by-product of processing procedures, social isolation, and hunger from...

Author(s)
Alley, M. L.; Smith, G. W.; Pairis-Garcia, M. D.; Wagner, B.; Cramer, M. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 058, pp 1-11

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