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Welfare & Behaviour

Covering the welfare and behaviour of livestock species, cultured aquatic species, companion animals including equines, and laboratory and zoo animals

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The drive to address agricultural animal welfare increases as the demand for food of animal origins grows. A major emerging challenge is the...

Date
April 2018
Abstract

Previous studies have shown that mussels can pick up 17β-estradiol [E2] and testosterone [T] from water, metabolize them and conjugate them to fatty acids (esterification), leading to their accumulation in tissue. A key requirement for the esterification process is that a steroid must have a...

Author(s)
Schwarz, T. I.; Katsiadaki, I.; Maskrey, B. H.; Scott, A. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2018, 178, pp 13-21
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess whether cytotoxic T cells (CTL) generated by the live vaccine, known as "ITM Muguga cocktail", which is used for the cattle disease East Cost fever (ECF) in Sub-Saharan Africa, showed a broad reactivity against many different strains of the...

Author(s)
Steinaa, L.; Svitek, N.; Awino, E.; Saya, R.; Toye, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
BMC Research Notes, 2018, 11, 44, pp (17 January 2018)
Abstract

Objective: This study was performed with the objective of identifying the proportion of emerging and endemic livestock diseases using cross sectional survey. Result: A total of 285 clinically diseased animals were presented to a veterinary clinic and diagnosed tentatively based on history, clinical...

Author(s)
Mebrahtu Tedla; Mebrahtu Gebreselassie
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
BMC Research Notes, 2018, 11, 29, pp (15 January 2018)
Miscellaneous

Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is an emerging infectious agent that has recently been identified in diseased tilapia on three continents. At the time of writing, scientific publications have reported TiLV in samples collected from Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel and Thailand. While the link between...

Author(s)
Jansen, M. D.; Mohan, C. V.
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems
Publication
Tilapia lake virus (TiLV): literature review, 2017, pp 11 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

Date
April 2018
Subjects
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Author(s)
Boyd, C. E.
Event

25 - 26 October 2018 - Hong Kong

CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
AbstractFull Text

Objective: Heat shock cognate protein 70 gene (HSC70) and heat shock protein 40 gene (HSP40) of goldfish were cloned, their prokaryotic expression vectors were constructed and induced by IPTG to obtain target proteins, and the biological functions of proteins HSC70 and HSP40 were surveyed to laid...

Author(s)
Jin XinPing; Xie Qian; Lyu Bin; Cao YiBin
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 2, pp 367-374

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