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Grassland based farming systems are exposed to extreme weather events causing volatile farm incomes. Grazing and lacking yield measurements make it largely impossible to insure grassland production with traditional insurance products. In contrast, index insurance products have the potential to...

Author(s)
Vroege, W.; Dalhaus, T.; Finger, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural Systems, 2019, 168, pp 101-111
Abstract

Brucellosis remains one of the most common zoonotic diseases globally with more than a half million human cases reported annually. The Brucella reservoir associated with livestock brucellosis poses a significant threat to public health, and awareness of the seroprevalence and spatial distribution...

Author(s)
Ran XuHua; Cheng JiaJia; Wang MiaoMiao; Chen XiaoHong; Wang HaoXian; Ge Yu; Ni HongBo; Zhang XiaoXuan; Wen XiaoBo
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 189, pp 117-123
Abstract

The quality of diagnostic accuracy studies (DAS) for infectious diseases of animals has improved over the last 20 years because of international educational efforts, use of design and reporting standards to guide researchers and test developers, and acceptance of the use of latent class models to...

Author(s)
Gardner, I. A.; Colling, A.; Greiner, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 162, pp 46-55
Abstract

Variation in immune defense influences infectious disease dynamics within and among species. Understanding how variation in immunity drives pathogen transmission among species is especially important for animals that are reservoir hosts for zoonotic pathogens. Bats, in particular, have a propensity ...

Author(s)
Becker, D. J.; Czirják, G. Á.; Rynda-Apple, A.; Plowright, R. K.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 2019, 92, 1, pp 37-48
Abstract

In this study, the Meta-analysis was used to evaluate the effects of weaning stress on immunity of calves. A total of 11 articles were chosen after screening. The regression analysis was used to explain the source of heterogeneity, sensitivity analysis was used to assess the stability of results,...

Author(s)
Zhang Qian; Luo Jing; Li Fei; Niu XiaoLin; Zhang Zhian; Li Chong; Li FaDi
Publisher
Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Animal Nutrition, 2019, 31, 1, pp 175-187
Abstract

Objective: This meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the overall effect of direct-fed microbial (DFM) or probiotic supplementation on the log concentrations of culturable gut microbiota in broiler chickens. Methods: Relevant studies were collected from PubMed, SCOPUS, Poultry Science Journal,...

Author(s)
Heak, C.; Sukon, P.; Sornplang, P.
Publisher
Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2018, 31, 11, pp 1781-1794
Abstract

Fish oil has been broadly reported as a potential supplement to ameliorate the severity of some skin disorders such as photoaging, skin cancer, allergy, dermatitis, cutaneous wounds, and melanogenesis. There has been increasing interest in the relationship of fish oil with skin protection and...

Author(s)
Huang TseHung; Wang PeiWen; Yang ShihChun; Chou WeiLing; Fang JiaYou
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Marine Drugs, 2018, 16, 8, pp 256
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During the last years, gene expression profiling has revealed specific genes which are involved in the regulation of host response to several diseases. Avian Influenza infection is one of the important diseases in poultry industry. The aim of the present study was to identify significantly involved ...

Author(s)
Salehinasab, M.; Mianji, G. R.; Ebrahimie, E.; Ghafouri, S. A.
Publisher
University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Animal Production Research, 2018, 7, 3, pp Pe13-Pe23
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PURPOSE: The aim of this meta-analysis is to describe the indications, preoperative assessment, surgical technique, postoperative care, clinical results and complications of external fixators used to treat antebrachial and crural fractures in dogs. METHODS: Databases including Pubmed, Elsevier,...

Author(s)
Istrate, A.; Peteoaca, A.; Tanase, A.; Mocanu, J.; Girdan, G.; Ciobotaru, E.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 64, 1, pp 55-64
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: Zinc (Zn) is well known as an essential trace element in animal nutrition to ensure optimal body functions and animal health. Previous studies have demonstrated that Zn supplementation has improved the rate of animal growth in practical feeding regimes. Traditionally, the farm animal...

Author(s)
Naghdi, N.; Valizadeh, R.; Naserian, A. A.; Asoodeh, A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2018, 10, 3, pp Pe325-Pe337

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