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Physically effective fiber (peNDF) is defined as that fraction of NDF that stimulates chewing activity and contributes to the floating mat of large particles in the rumen. A limitation of using peNDF is that it does not account for differences in rumen fermentability of nutrients, most notably...

Author(s)
Kononoff, P. J.; White, R. R.; Hall, M. B.; Firkins, J. L.
Publisher
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Citation
27th Annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, 16-18 April 2018, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, 2018, pp 15-26
Abstract

Background: West African landscapes are largely characterised by complex agroforest mosaics. Although the West African forests are considered a nonhuman primate hotspot, knowledge on the distribution of many species is often lacking and out-of-date. Considering the fast-changing nature of the...

Author(s)
Bersacola, E.; Bessa, J.; Frazão-Moreira, A.; Biro, D.; Sousa, C.; Hockings, K. J.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 4847, pp e4847
Abstract

Background: Transfer of passive immunity in calves can be assessed by direct measurement of immunoglobulin G (IgG) by methods such as radial immunodiffusion (RID) or turbidimetric immunoassay (TIA). IgG can also be measured indirectly by methods such as serum refractometry (REF) or Brix...

Author(s)
Buczinski, S.; Gicquel, E.; Fecteau, G.; Takwoingi, Y.; Chigerwe, M.; Vandeweerd, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 1, pp 474-483
Abstract

Royal jelly is a functional food with several health promoting properties. The aim of present meta-analysis was to examine the role of royal jelly in blood lipid profiles. We systemically searched PUBMED, the Cochrane Library, Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar to identify eligible studies...

Author(s)
Hadi, A.; Najafgholizadeh, A.; Aydenlu, E. S.; Shafiei, Z.; Pirivand, F.; Golpour, S.; Pourmasoumi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Functional Foods, 2018, 41, pp 202-209
Abstract

In human medicine so-called evidence-based medicine represents an important standard to present results and transfer data out of clinical trials into routine medical care, since it was established by D.L Sackett (Sackett et al. 1996) and the Cochrane Institute was founded (1972). The overall goal...

Author(s)
Hornung, J.; Nitezki, T.; Krämer, S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2018, 131, 7/8, pp 279-283
Abstract

Recent reports on livestock environmental impact based on life cycle assessment (LCA) did not fully consider the case of the dairy goat. Assignment of an environmental impact (e.g. global warming potential) to a specific product needs to be related to the appropriate 'unitary amount' or functional...

Author(s)
Danieli, P. P.; Ronchi, B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2018, 12, 2, pp 408-416
Abstract

Background. Botulism manifests with cranial nerve palsies and flaccid paralysis in children and adults. Botulism must be rapidly identified and treated; however, clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of noninfant botulism in children are not well described. Methods. We searched 12 databases...

Author(s)
Griese, S. E.; Kisselburgh, H. M.; Bartenfeld, M. T.; Thomas, E.; Rao, A. K.; Sobel, J.; Dziuban, E. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2018, 66, Suppl. 1, pp S17-S29
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Anaerobic digestion, as a biodegradation and biogas production technology, has become one of the effective ways to solve the problem of non-point source pollution of agricultural wastes. Its fermentation process is a complex biotransformation process, so process monitoring is particularly...

Author(s)
Liang Hao; Lin YuFei; Zhou SiMiao; Shen GuangHui; Yang ZengLing
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, Tianjin, China
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Resources and Environment, 2018, 35, 3, pp 208-214
Abstract

This systematic review explores the use of on-animal sensor technology in sheep research. A total of 71 peer-reviewed articles reporting on 82 independent experiments were reviewed, ranging in publication date from 1983 to 2017 and distributed across all populated continents. The findings...

Author(s)
Fogarty, E. S.; Swain, D. L.; Cronin, G.; Trotter, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2018, 150, pp 245-256
Abstract

Severe spinal cord injuries (SCI), causing physical handicaps and accompanied by many serious complications, remains one of the most challenging problems in both, human and veterinary health care practices. The central nervous system in mammals does not regenerate, so the neurological deficits in a ...

Author(s)
Šulla, I.; Balik, V.; Horňák, S.; Ledecký, V.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 2018, 62, 2, pp 45-58

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