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Cover for Transport of cattle, sheep and other livestock by sea and air.

Large numbers of sheep and cattle are sent around the world for either growing, slaughter or breeding by ship, and occasionally by air. The majority of air shipments are of expensive breeding animals. Transportation by ship mainly occurs to the Middle East for Halal slaughter, much associated with...

Author(s)
Phillips, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding strategy: impacts on health status.

This chapter discussed the health problems (mainly digestive) linked to the balance of dietary components and the presence of nutrients in excess, mainly in relation to the initial composition of feed ingredients, but also to the feeding strategy. Also highlighted are the feeding strategies (feed...

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Licois, D.; García, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional management.

This chapter is framed on how to manage the nutritional budget for better growth of goats, on the basis of market demand. The provision of the required level of energy in goats is an unavoidable part of maintaining a healthy herd. Protein is one of the basic units for the building blocks of cells....

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding and maintaining water quality.

The effects of different water quality parameters on aquacultured species and how to measure and maintain these parameters at optimum levels are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Histidine degradation in bacteria.

The ability to degrade histidine is both broadly distributed and highly conserved within the bacterial kingdom. In many cases, the complete catabolism of histidine to glutamate, ammonia and either formate or formamide allows the use of histidine as a carbon source, nitrogen source, or both. In some ...

Author(s)
Nieuwkoop, A. J.; Bender, R. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amino acid metabolism in helminths.

Metabolism of amino acids is better known in nematodes than in other helminths, particularly in parasites of mammals, including humans. There are differences between species and also between life cycle stages, so the presence of genes encoding their proteins does not ensure functional enzymes, e.g. ...

Author(s)
Simpson, H. V.; Umair, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine diseases without lesions.

This chapter discussed some of the known bovine diseases that are without lesions highlighting their clinical aspects, aetiology, and diagnosis. Highlighted diseases in this chpater includes: botulism, tetanus, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, nervous ketosis, urea toxicity (ammonia toxicosis), acute...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for White clover supported pasture-based systems in north-west Europe.

White clover (WC) (Trifolium repens L.) is a useful component of European grasslands due to: (i) its capacity to convert dinitrogen (N2) gas to plant-available nitrogen (N) in the soil via biological nitrogen fixation (BNF); (ii) its tolerance of grazing; and (iii) its high nutritive value for...

Author(s)
Humphreys, J.; Phelan, P.; Li DeJun; Burchill, W.; Eriksen, J.; Casey, I.; Enríquez-Hidalgo, D.; Søegaard, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arginine deiminase in microorganisms.

The arginine deiminase (ADI) pathway comprises three central enzymes, namely arginine deiminase, ornithine transcarbamoylase and carbamate kinase, whose importance is often neglected in reviews of amino acid metabolism in microorganisms. The relevance of the ADI pathway is underscored by the early...

Author(s)
Leroy, F.; Charlier, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to implementing an effective animal welfare program.

There has been an exponential increase in the publication of guidelines and scientific papers on animal welfare. Students, farm managers, veterinarians, and others who work in the field might ask themselves, "Animal welfare is so complex, where do I start?" The first step is to improve management,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
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