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Bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV-1), an important pathogen of cattle, can cause severe clinical syndromes including respiratory disease, genital disease, and late-term abortions, as well as neurological and systemic disease in cattle. For assessing the prevalence of BHV-1 infection in mainland China, a...

Author(s)
Chen XueLong; Wang Xin; Qi YanPing; Wen XiaoBo; Li ChengXu; Liu XingBo; Ni HongBo
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 187, pp 37-43
Abstract

Objective: The optimal surgical technique for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament rupture in canine has been scientifically discussed for decades. Despite the continuous debate, proximal tibial osteotomies such as tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) and tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA)...

Author(s)
Beer, P.; Bockstahler, B.; Schnabl-Feichter, E.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2018, 46, 4, pp 223-235
Abstract

Background: Working dogs are selected based on predictions from tests that they will be able to perform specific tasks in often challenging environments. However, withdrawal from service in working dogs is still a big problem, bringing into question the reliability of the selection tests used to...

Author(s)
Brady, K.; Cracknell, N.; Zulch, H.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, May, pp 103
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Background: Soil transmitted helminth (STH) infections still remain a notable health problem in resource-limited countries due to difficulties in the implementation of control measures. In Nigeria for instance, despite several community-based and provincial reports, national data on prevalence,...

Author(s)
Karshima, S. N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 69, pp (9 July 2018)
Abstract

Background: The livestock industry plays a vital role in the economy of Nigeria. It serves as a major source of income and livelihood for majority of Nigerians who are rural settlers and contributes about 5.2% to the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Helminths however, cause economic losses...

Author(s)
Karshima, S. N.; Maikai, B. V.; Kwaga, J. K. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 52, pp (29 May 2018)
Abstract

Across the literature, there is large variation in lamb birth weight responses to changes in the ewe pregnancy nutrition. Much of this heterogeneity has been attributed to several factors inherent to each experiment; however, the relative contribution of these experimental factors has not yet been...

Author(s)
Fraga, F. J. R.; Lagisz, M.; Nakagawa, S.; Lopez-Villalobos, N.; Blair, H. T.; Kenyon, P. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 96, 5, pp 1962-1977
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A meta-analysis was conducted to investigate the effect of mono-component proteases on performance and apparent ileal amino acid digestibility (AIAAD,%) in monogastrics. A total of 67 experimental trials were included in the meta-analysis from published and internal reports, contributing 467 lines...

Author(s)
Lee, S. A.; Bedford, M. R.; Walk, C. L.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 6, pp 2078-2085
Abstract

Although many experiments have been conducted to clarify the response of broiler chickens to light-emitting diode (LED) light, those published results do not provide a solid scientific basis for quantifying the response of broiler chickens. This study used a meta-analysis to establish light...

Author(s)
Yang YeFeng; Pan ChenHao; Zhong RenHai; Pan JinMing
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 6, pp 1980-1989
Abstract

Because infants are born with small amounts of stored intrathyroidal iodine, they depend on human-milk iodine for normal physical and neurologic growth and development. The mammary gland concentrates iodide; however, there is a lack of consensus on the concentrations of breast-milk iodine necessary ...

Author(s)
Dror, D. K.; Allen, L. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Advances in Nutrition, 2018, 9, Suppl. 1, pp 347S-357S
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Author(s)
Ostfeld, R. S.
Publisher
Julius Kühn Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, Germany
Citation
Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 2018, No.459, pp 33

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