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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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8 December 2018 - Nottingham

Venue
Nottingham
Country
UK
Contact
The Saddle Research Centre
Contact Details
The Old Barns, Firbeck House, Steetley, Worksop, Derbyshire, S80 3DZ, UK.
Tel
+44 07775 912 202
Abstract

Haemophilus parasuis is an opportunistic pathogen localized in the upper respiratory tracts of pigs, its infection begins from bacterial survival under complex conditions, like hyperosmosis, oxidative stress, phagocytosis, and sometimes antibiotics as well. The two-component signal transduction...

Author(s)
Cao Qi; Feng FenFen; Wang Huan; Xu XiaoJuan; Chen HuanChun; Cai XuWang; Wang XiangRu
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Microbiological Research, 2018, 206, pp 177-185
Abstract

Strategies for achieving global food security include identification of alternative feedstock for use as animal feed, to contribute towards efforts at increasing livestock farming. The presence of theobromine in cocoa pod husks, a major agro-waste in cocoa-producing countries, hinders its...

Author(s)
Oduro-Mensah, D.; Ocloo, A.; Lowor, S. T.; Bonney, E. Y.; Okine, L. K. N. A.; Adamafio, N. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Microbiological Research, 2018, 206, pp 16-24
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate whether grape skin extract can mitigate the noxious activities induced by cadmium exposure in multiple organs of rats. For this purpose, histopathological analysis for the liver, genotoxicity, and oxidative status in the blood and liver were investigated in...

Author(s)
Gollucke, A. P. B.; Claudio, S. R.; Yamamura, H.; Morais, D. R.; Bataglion, G. A.; Eberlin, M. N.; Aguiar JĂșnior, O.; Ribeiro, D. A.
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer (UK) Ltd
Publication
European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2018, 27, 1, pp 70-81
Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the results of the study conducted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), a Tata funded program with a theme on 'Enhancing sustainable livelihoods of marginal communities through targeted livestock research' . The study which begun last 4th of January...

Author(s)
Le Thi Thanh Huyen; Padmakumar, V.; Marshall, K.; Ram Deka
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Publication
Pig breeds, breeding systems and supply and demand for genetic materials in Nagaland, India, 2017, pp ix + 24 pp.
News Article

SuperMeat, an Israeli biotech and food-tech start-up, has announced that it had raised $3 million in funding and formed a strategic partnership...

Date
January 2018
Author(s)
M Djuric, DVM
CAB ReviewFull Text

The objective of this review is to describe how animal welfare assessment may be useful in defining a more objective threshold to decide on the existence of crimes against animals in scenarios where animals are alive. The Protocol for Expert Report on Animal Welfare in case of animal cruelty...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
abuse; animal welfare; domestic animals; legislation; pets; regulations; reviews
Author(s)
Molento, C. F. M.; Hammerschmidt, J.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Maize kernel development.

This book, containing 17 chapters, is intended to be a guide to understanding maize kernel development. The knowledge and insight in this book are the culmination of centuries of genetic and biochemical work directed at increasing the yield and nutritional value of maize. Topics covered include...

Author(s)
Larkins, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
AbstractFull Text

The objective of the present study was to compare the eggshell characteristics and cuticle deposition of Lohmann Brown, Hy-Line Silver Brown, and Isa Brown layers kept in two different housing systems. The three laying hen genotypes were housed in enriched cages (100 hens, 750 cm2/hen, 10...

Author(s)
Ketta, M.; Tumova, E.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 63, 1, pp 11-16

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