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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)
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We report the first occurrence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus [A(H1N1)pdm09] infection on two epidemiologically linked turkey breeder premises in the United Kingdom during December 2010 and January 2011. Clinically, the birds showed only mild signs of disease, with the major presenting sign being an ...

Author(s)
Reid, S. M.; Cox, W. J.; Ceeraz, V.; Sutton, D.; Essen, S. C.; Howard, W. A.; Slomka, M. J.; Irvine, R. M.; Brown, I. H.
Publisher
American Association of Avian Pathologists, Athens, USA
Citation
Avian Diseases, 2012, 56, 4s1, pp 1062-1067
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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.
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This set of conference proceedings contains papers from the British Veterinary Zoological Society Autumn Meeting 2009, held in York, UK, on 7th and 8th November, 2009. The theme of the conference is Sex-aspects affecting exotics and wildlife. Seven sessions (five with a particular theme plus two...

Author(s)
Roberts, V.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Romford, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting 2009, Park Inn, York, 7th and 8th November, 2009. Sex-aspects affecting exotics and wildlife, 2009, pp 91 pp.
Abstract

The incidence of Tritrichomonas foetus has effectively been controlled in the UK, as in many other countries, through a policy of testing of breeding animals and the widespread use of artificial insemination (AI). As a result there have been only 2 cases of bovine trichomoniasis in the UK over the...

Author(s)
Taylor, M. A.; Marshall, R. N.; Stack, M.
Citation
British Veterinary Journal, 1994, 150, 1, pp 73-80
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.
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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.
Abstract

Enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) was first diagnosed in the UK in June of 1978 during a survey of 5699 imported cattle. The disease was confirmed in 495 animals in 69 herds (194 imported, 187 progeny of imported animals and 114 native-bred cattle) and also in one carcass. Serological testing of...

Publisher
Her Majesty's Stationery Office., London, UK
Citation
Animal health 1978. Report of Chief Veterinary Officer., 1980, pp 155pp.
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This edition bears little relationship to the first, published 15 years ago with the present editor as author, since in the second edition the editor has written only two chapters (and parts of some others). The other nine co-authors have been selected with discrimination; each is an authority with ...

Publisher
London: Baillière, Tindall & Cassell,
Citation
Fertility and infertility in the domestic animals. Aetiology, diagnosis and treatment., 1970, 2nd Edit, pp xii + 480 pp.

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