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Cover for Feeding and nutrition of laboratory rabbits.

This chapter discussed the nutrition and feeding of rabbits when used as a model for human nutrition and nutrional disorders, and other diseases, it also reviews the zoological features, digestive characteristics and nutrient and energy requirements as well the welfare of laboratory rabbits.

Author(s)
Fekete, S. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of nutritional interventions on feathering of poultry - a review.

Feather cover of chickens can be influenced by many factors, including direct or indirect nutritional factors. Direct dietary factor effects are levels of protein/amino acids, vitamins, minerals and mycotoxins. Indirect nutritional factors will impact feather cover through their effects on feather...

Author(s)
Emous, R. A. van; Krimpen, M. M. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Non-infectious disorders of coldwater fish.

This chapter presents the non-infectious disorders of coldwater finfish (marine and fresh water). Focus is given on the clinical signs, histopathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of production problems (smolt failure in salmonids, stress, behaviour-related problems and...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Posthaus, H.; Marcos-López, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisons.

Poisoning of South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) and its causative agents, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are covered in this chapter. Focus is given on poisonous plants, fungi, chemicals and other materials.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neurological diseases.

The aetiology, epidemiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of neurological diseases in sheep are discussed.

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management problems on pig farms.

This chapter covers several management problems encountered in pig farms, including their symptoms, causes and treatment or solution. Topics discussed include Ascaris suum parasitism, hyperthermia, rectal prolapse, death and bone fractures due to electrocution, tail-biting, slow growth due to...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Metabolism of the endophyte toxin lolitrem B in cattle liver microsomes.

In this study, cattle liver microsomes were cultured with 2.9 µM lolitrem B from the endophyte Neotyphodium lolii infecting perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne). Metabolites were detected using HPLC and mass spectrometry. It was shown that lolitrem B was metabolized by bovine liver microsomes at an...

Author(s)
Duringer, J. M.; Craig, A. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for The use of a guinea pig model in detecting diplodiosis, a neuromycotoxicosis of ruminants.

The clinical signs of Stenocarpella maydis neuromycotoxicosis in guineapigs as models for the condition in ruminants in South Africa ingesting maize (Zea mays) contaminated with the fungus are described.

Author(s)
Schultz, R. A.; Snyman, L. D.; Basson, K. M.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisons and causes of sudden death.

This chapter covers the different causes of poisoning and sudden death in pigs. The toxicity, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of mycotoxins, plant toxins, drugs and chemical poisons are discussed as well as that of the non-infectious and infectious causes of sudden death.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neoplasms and related disorders.

The neoplastic diseases of captive and wild fish due to radiation, viruses, chemicals, mycotoxins, halogenated compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and the effects of age, sex, temperature and genetics on the incidence and carcinogenesis are presented.

Author(s)
Grizzle, J. M.; Goodwin, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter

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