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Cover for Parasites of cattle and sheep: a practical guide to their biology and control.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss parasitic gastroenteritis, coccidiosis, lungworm infections, ectoparasites in cattle and sheep, tapeworm infections, liver and rumen fluke, tick-borne diseases, responsible usage of parasiticides, and grazing management and practical implementation of...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Liver fluke.

This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anatomy and physiology.

This chapter provides a quick overview of some of the more unique features of avian anatomy and physiology focusing on: skeletal anatomy; soft tissue anatomy; and avian physiology that are of clinical importance.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic farm animals.

The chapter will describe domestic farm animals such as cattle, sheep and pigs and will highlight the important differences in their anatomy and physiology.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Neoplasms.

This chapter discussed non-infectious disorders caused by climate change such as neoplasms of the skin, oral neoplasms, and liver. As reported form earlier studies, the cause and pathogenesis of fish neoplasms are considered multifactorial involving both intrinsic factors (age, gender, reproductive ...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of poultry nutrition.

This chapter discussed the five components in poultry diet namely: energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. Highlights focused on the effect of nutrient shortage or imbalance in relation to other nutrients on the performance of the animals particularly on production of eggs and meat.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic imaging.

This chapter discussed guidelines on how to position an animal for diagnostic imaging such as radiography and ultrasonography. Also highlighted are topics on how common film faults occur, common digital radiology artefacts. To further aid students in developing the skills in diagnostic imaging,...

Author(s)
Mantis, P.; Watts, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protective effects of catechins on hepatitis and liver fibrosis.

Severe and sustained inflammation may induce liver fibrosis, which precedes cirrhosis and liver cancer. Cellular and animal experiments have shown that green tea catechins inhibit the biosynthesis of inflammatory proteins and collagen, suppressing the onset and development of hepatitis and liver...

Author(s)
Suzuki, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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