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Cover for Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis.

This chapter discussed the clinical aspects and cause of isoerythrolysis in newborn foals and highlights the important role of blood groups in horses in its early diagnosis using DNA tests.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of the young foal.

This chapter describes the anatomical, physiological, behavioural, nutritional, immunological and general health parameters and the management of newborn foals.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cattle feeding.

This chapter discussed the different stages of feeding cattle from birth up to the period of production for both beef and dairy cattle. Highlights focused on feeds for dairy cows, taints in the milk from feeding, nutrition and milk composition, feeding during lactation, effects of transition...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of biosecurity during transport, handling and slaughter of animals.

Use of proper biosecurity practices will help to reduce the spread of disease. To prevent disease introduction onto a farm, all incoming animals should be isolated and, when possible, tested for disease before they are added to the herd. An important biosecurity principle is the biosecurity...

Author(s)
Belk, K. E.; Weinroth, M. D.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of olfaction in maternal care and offspring survival.

This chapter discusses the relative importance of the sense of smell for the development of both maternal behaviour and neonatal behaviour across the different styles of mother-young interactions in animals.

Author(s)
Lévy, F.; Nowak, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Controlling multiple births and litter size.

This chapter focuses on the control of multiple births and litter size in livestock. The factors affecting the incidence of multiple births and litter size are presented. This chapter also highlights the advantages and developments of control measures, physiology and endocrinology of multiple...

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reproduction and breeding control.

This chapter discusses the difference between the reproductive behaviour and physiology of wild versus domesticated rabbits. Important management aspects with regard to breeing of rabbits, such as breeding control, suitable rabbits, feeding the breeding doe, housing conditions, rabbits' nest,...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maternal and neonatal behaviour.

This chapter highlights the maternal behaviour in paternal care of newborn domestic animals. The initiation of maternal behaviour; maternal motivation; lactating and nursing behaviour of the dam; and the behaviour of the neonate (foals, calves, lambs and piglets) are discussed.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guidance for puppy owners.

The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter

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