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Cover for Feathers and aging.

This chapter describes the anatomical features of the feathers of raptors, feathering rate, moulting, their use in age determination and species differences.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Introduction to animal and veterinary anatomy and physiology.

This 286-paged-book provides a comprehensive description of the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats. The book builds on these foundations with detailed descriptions of exotic small species including birds, and domestic farm animals, including cows, sheep and pigs, as well as the horse. It...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book
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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

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

The concept and welfare implications of speciesism, where humans regard or value some species of animals differently from other species, is described.

Author(s)
Bruers, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applied andrology in cattle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bos indicus</i>).

The differences in breeding soundness evaluation compared to cattle and the reproductive aspects and semen characters of zebu are described.

Author(s)
Chacón, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied andrology in sheep, goats and selected cervids.

The normal and abnormal male sexual development in small ruminants and cervids are presented, including factors such as seasonality that affect the attainment of puberty, as well as other reproductive traits. Variations among the different species discussed with reference to semen collection,...

Author(s)
Sathe, S.; Shipley, C. F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643168)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History and domestication.

Understanding the fundamentals of genetic theory provides background for understanding family, breed, biological group, and species differences. Understanding the developmental history of populations of cattle in their native regions should explain to the reader how, over long periods of time,...

Author(s)
Herring, A. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645070)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sheep and goat surgery.

This chapter discusses the basic procedures used for analgesia, sedation and anaesthesia in sheep and goats; followed by the surgical conditions and procedures which is organized by system which highlights the differences between sheep and goats. The first three systems covered are the...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South American camelid (SAC) medicine.

This chapter discusses the animal husbandry of South American camelids (SACs) composed of llamas, alpacas, guanaco and vicunas; includes the descriptive differences between SACs and ruminants; and provides some important behavioural traits of the species. A brief section on clinical examination and ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938826)
Type
Book chapter

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