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The practice of evidence-based veterinary nursing is a day one skill expected of veterinary nurses, and veterinary nursing educators are required to prepare student veterinary nurses to meet this competency. This article reviewed the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine's course "Using an...

Author(s)
Buckley, L. A.; Hall, E. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2017, 32, 10, pp 289-292
Abstract

Growth and fatness traits are economically important in the pig industry. To dissect the genetic architecture of these traits in commercial pigs, we conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) for carcass weight, backfat thickness, and body weight in two commercial populations: Duroc ×...

Author(s)
Guo YuanMei; Qiu HengQing; Xiao ShiJun; Wu ZhenFang; Yang Ming; Yang Jie; Ren Jun; Huang LuSheng
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Genetics, 2017, 58, 4, pp 499-508
Abstract

The present work constitutes the external scientific report of the EFSA open call OC/EFSA/FEED/2015/01. The aim of the call was to provide EFSA with a database from a review on the taxonomical description and potential toxigenic capacities of microorganisms used for the industrial production of...

Author(s)
Benito, A. de; Ibáñez, C.; Moncho, W.; Martínez, D.; Vettorazzi, A.; Cerain, A. L. de
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
EFSA Supporting Publications, 2017, 14, 8, pp EN-1274
Abstract

Equine Influenza (EI) is an important respiratory disease of horses caused by H3N8 equine influenza viruses (EIV). Vaccination is a key strategy to prevent or control this disease. However, EIV undergoes continuous antigenic drift and whilst numerous EI vaccines are commercially available...

Author(s)
Garrett, D.; Montesso, F.; Fougerolle, S.; Lopez-Alvarez, M. R.; Birand, I.; Bock, M. de; Huang, C. M.; Legrand, L.; Pronost, S.; Paillot, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 211, pp 150-159
Abstract

The tropane alkaloids atropine and scopolamine are considered as substances relevant for doping in horses. Thus, they shall not be detectable in horses during competition. Both substances can enter the horse either due to intentional, illegitimate application or they can be accidentally ingested...

Author(s)
Hertzsch, R.; Richter, A.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2017, 130, 11/12, pp 474-482
Abstract

Three studies involving 352 grower pigs were conducted to determine the effects of dietary supplementation with multistrain Bacillus spp. direct-fed microbial (DFM) and protease, alone or in combination, on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, blood characteristics, fecal microbiota, and...

Author(s)
Payling, L.; Kim, I. H.; Walsh, M. C.; Kiarie, E.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 95, 9, pp 4018-4029
Abstract

The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review to identify and assess evidence and knowledge gaps in published observational studies that have investigated the relationship between mastitis and pregnancy loss (PL) in dairy cows. PubMed and ScienceDirect were used to search pertinent ...

Author(s)
Dahl, M. O.; Maunsell, F. P.; Vries, A. de; Galvao, K. N.; Risco, C. A.; Hernandez, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 10, pp 8322-8329
Abstract

The relationships between postruminal casein infusion and production variables and concentrations of plasma AA and blood urea were evaluated using multilevel mixed-effects models derived from literature data collected in dairy cows. The data set contained 147 treatment means [i.e., 66 controls...

Author(s)
Martineau, R.; Ouellet, D. R.; Kebreab, E.; White, R. R.; Lapierre, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 10, pp 8053-8071
Abstract

Clinical mastitis is an important disease in dairies. Its treatment is mainly based on the use of antimicrobial drugs. Numerous non-antimicrobial drugs and treatment strategies have already been reported for clinical mastitis treatment, but data on their efficacy have never been collated in a...

Author(s)
Francoz, D.; Wellemans, V.; Dupré, J. P.; Roy, J. P.; Labelle, F.; Lacasse, P.; Dufour, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 10, pp 7751-7770
Abstract

In ruminants, urea recycling is considered an evolutionary advantage. The amount of urea recycled mainly depends of the nitrogen (N) intake and the amount of organic matter (OM) digested in the rumen. Because recycled N contributes to meeting microbial N requirements, accurate estimates of urea...

Author(s)
Batista, E. D.; Detmann, E.; Valadares Filho, S. C.; Titgemeyer, E. C.; Valadares, R. F. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2017, 11, 8, pp 1303-1311

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