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Cover for Equine radiography - example tarsus.

This chapter reviews the anatomical landmarks of the equine tarsus and highlights guidelines on the correct position and ways of acquiring images in a safe manner for the standard radiographic views of the tarsus.

Author(s)
Weller, R.; Cyman, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine foot related skills: example shoe removal.

In this chapter, information on revising the anatomical landmarks of the equine hoof, what equipment is required to remove a shoe and how to remove a shoe safely for you, your patient and the horse handler were discussed.

Author(s)
Weller, R.; Day, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Selective breeding, cloning and gene editing of dogs and cats for appearance and performance traits.

This chapter discusses the process of domestication and selective breeding in the dog and cat; how these processes have resulted in the modern-day cat and dog; and how pushing the limits of these species′ biology has led to concerns about their welfare. The future of genetically manipulating...

Author(s)
Packer, R. M. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Identification, morphology and biology of plant parasitic nematodes.

This chapter starts with a brief, simplified account of the basic morphology, anatomy and bionomics (including reproduction and development, hatching, host location and penetration) of plant parasitic nematodes, followed by illustrated descriptions that concentrate on the diagnostic features of the ...

Author(s)
Hunt, D. J.; Palomares-Rius, J. E.; Manzanilla-López, R. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the endocrine system.

This chapter focused on the morphology and functions of the endocrine system of cattle and on the diagnosis of diseases affecting its endocrine system with particular emphasis on the pathologic changes affecting the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, and adrenal gland.

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 Brain complexity and cognitive ability.

This chapter discusses the brain complexity and cognitive ability. Topics discussed are: brain function and brain size; biology, brain function, brain structure and cognitive ability; learning; discrimination and recognition; cognition; range of cognitive abilities; metacognition; innovation;...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644035)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anatomy and physiology.

This chapter discusses the anatomy and physiology of predatory birds. The anatomical features of the skeletal system, soft tissues and the clinical importance of avian physiology are highlighted.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ophthalmology.

This chapter discusses the avian ocular anatomy and physiology, common ocular problems encountered, evisceration and the release of well, strong and healthy predatory birds back into the wild.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feathers and aging.

This chapter discusses the feather numbering and anatomy; age determination through feathers; sex determination and imping feathers in predatory birds.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine reproductive physiology, breeding and stud management.

This book discusses topics on the reproductive anatomy of the mare; reproductive anatomy of the stallion; control of reproduction in the mare; control of reproduction in the stallion; anatomy and physiology of pregnancy in the mare; endocrine control of pregnancy in the mare; physical process of...

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644424)
Type
Book

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