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Background: Bovine venereal campylobacteriosis is caused by Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis and its glycerine-tolerant variant Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis biovars intermedius. The disease can be economically important when present in cattle herds, causing poor reproductive...

Author(s)
Truyers, I.; Luke, T.; Wilson, D.; Sargison, N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 280, pp (27 November 2014)
Abstract

Background Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) infection in cattle is a significant economic concern in many countries, with annual costs to the UK and Irish governments of approximately Euro 190 million and Euro 63 million, respectively, for bTB control. The existence of host additive and non-additive...

Author(s)
Richardson, I. W.; Berry, D. P.; Wiencko, H. L.; Higgins, I. M.; More, S. J.; McClure, J.; Lynn, D. J.; Bradley, D. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2016, 48, 19, pp (9 March 2016)
Abstract

This article describes a case report on the transmission of Campylobacter sp. by using bulls for hire and taking cattle to a different herd for breeding purposes, including diagnosis and treatment. The use of alternative breeding strategies like artificial insemination are also discussed.

Author(s)
Baseley, K.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Livestock, 2011, 16, 3, pp 29-30
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This set of conference proceedings contains papers from the British Veterinary Zoological Society Autumn Meeting 2010, held in, Dudley, UK, on 6th and 7th November, 2010. The theme of the conference was recent updates in avian medicine and surgery, focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, control, and ...

Author(s)
Roberts, V.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Romford, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting 2010, Village Hotel, Dudley, 6th and 7th November, 2010. Recent updates in avian medicine and surgery, 2010, pp 72 pp.
Abstract

A survey was conducted to establish the prevalence of Actinobacillus seminis in ovine semen and the possible importance of the organism as a cause of ram infertility. A. seminis was isolated from 3 of 16 infertile rams. The infected animals had lesions of the genital tract and produced poor quality ...

Author(s)
Low, J. C.; Somerville, D.; Mylne, M. J. A.; McKelvey, W. A. C.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1995, 136, 11, pp 268-269
Abstract

Two crossbred goats aged 3 years and one Angora goat aged one year with campylobacter-negative preputial lavage samples were used in the experiment. The goats were inoculated intrapreputially with 109-1011 organisms of C. fetus subspecies venerealis. Twelve different bovine field isolates of the...

Author(s)
Ellis, B.; Redwood, D. W.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1988, 123, 22, pp 568
Abstract

A control scheme for swine dysentery was started in Britain by the Pig Health Control Association in January 1978. To qualify, herds must not show clinical signs suggestive of swine dysentery or, if any suspicious signs arise, laboratory tests must be negative for Treponema hyodysenteriae. In...

Author(s)
Goodwin, R. F. W.; Whittlestone, P.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1984, 115, 10, pp 240-241
Abstract

Milk production. Average milk yield/cow increased by 25 gal since the previous year, reaching 900 gall. Dairy cows numbered 2 901 000 and beef cows 820 000, representing increases of 7 and 38% resp. over the previous year. Three milk-recording schemes operate, involving 1 008 864 cows in 16 803...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey.,
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation 1972-73. No. 23., 1973, pp 141 pp.
Abstract

Milk Production: The upward trend in total milk production and in yield per cow has continued; the latter reached 875 gal. Dairy and beef cow numbers increased to 2 794 000 and 719 000 resp., due largely to fewer cows being culled. Prices of steer calves rose considerably, those for Hereford X...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey, England, Milk Marketing Board.,
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation, 1971-72, No. 22., 1973, pp 158 pp.
Abstract

Milk production. The av. milk yield/cow increased by 15 gal from the previous year (4543 kg in 1972/73). The ratio of av. fat content to av. protein content for Ayrshires, Dairy Shorthorns, British Friesians, Guernseys and Jerseys was 1:0.86, 1:0.90, 1:0.88, 1:0.79 and 1:0.77 resp. The number of...

Publisher
Thames Ditton, Surrey., UK
Citation
Report of the Breeding and Production Organisation 1973-74, No. 25., 1975, pp 134 pp.

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