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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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A quick summary is presented of the current situation for Iowa's major agricultural commodities (pigs, cattle, maize and soyabeans), based on the latest reports and surveys from USDA. The majority of the information for the USDA reports was gathered before the latest rounds in the US-China trade...

Author(s)
Schulz, L.; Hart, C.
Publisher
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Iowa State University
Publication
CARD Agricultural Policy Review, 2018, No.Spring 2018, pp 6-7, 11
AbstractFull Text

Aim: Olfactory receptor Or10 is one of the important receptor proteins for the perception of pheromone in the honeybee, Apis cerana cerana. The aim of this study is to clone the sequence of Or10 gene, and to analyze the expression levels of Or10 in drone antennae and brains across various...

Author(s)
Yang Le; Jiang WuJun; He XuJiang; Zeng ZhiJiang
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica
Publication
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2018, 61, 3, pp 292-299
Abstract

Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) have recently emerged in several swine producing countries. Our survey found that in addition to porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV), PDCoV has also been a causative enteric pathogen of diarrhoeic outbreaks occurring at swine farms around Japan since late 2013....

Author(s)
Suzuki, T.; Shibahara, T.; Imai, N.; Yamamoto, T.; Ohashi, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2018, 61, pp 176-182
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and animal welfare.

This book addresses the issue of animal welfare within the tourism experience. Part I of the book provides a conceptual and historical foundation upon which to analyse animal welfare and the position of animals in tourism, and how these two issues intersect. Part II consists of 14 opinion pieces...

Author(s)
Carr, N.; Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Behavioural changes can be caused by pathology within any body system, while cognitive changes stem from alterations within the brain. A variety of cognition tests have been used to assess cognitive abilities in canines, with most research focusing on ageing processes. Learning and memory can be...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
abnormal behaviour; aging; animal behaviour; brain; cognition; dog diseases; learning; memory; old age; reviews
Author(s)
Provoost, L. R.; Casal, M.; Siracusa, C.
News Article

Permeable cryoprotectants are commonly used to prevent crystals from forming during cryopreservation process. However, ahough these substances...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
M Djuric, DVM
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.
Event

25 - 26 October 2018 - Hong Kong

AbstractFull Text

Aim: Olfactory receptor Or10 is one of the important receptor proteins for the perception of pheromone in the honeybee, Apis cerana cerana. The aim of this study is to clone the sequence of Or10 gene, and to analyze the expression levels of Or10 in drone antennae and brains across various...

Author(s)
Yang Le; Jiang WuJun; He XuJiang; Zeng ZhiJiang
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica
Publication
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2018, 61, 3, pp 292-299

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