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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Minimizing pain, suffering and damage are essential factors in animal welfare. However, swine inflammation and necrosis syndrome (SINS) leads to significant clinical findings of inflammation and necrosis at the extremities in pigs. Tail, ears, coronary bands, soles, heels, claw walls, navel and...

Author(s)
Reiner, G.; Lechner, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 040, pp 1-8

Footrot is a highly contagious disease with significant economic and animal welfare impacts on the small ruminant livestock industry. Host genetics, environmental conditions, nutrition, foot shape and structure, and age contribute to small ruminants' susceptibility to footrot. Selection for footrot ...

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Azarpajouh, S.; Díaz, J. C.; Clifford-Rathert, C.; Segura Correa, J.; Lamberson, W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 033, pp 1-7

Sow-mortality rates in the US breeding herds have been increasing in recent years. Based on reports in the scientific literature, sow-mortality rates started increasing by the mid- to late-1990s. This reality continues to be documented through database evaluation and reports from herd managers and...

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China Supakorn; Moeller, G.; Stock, J. D.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 026, pp 1-9
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There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

Author(s)
Lewitt, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 017, pp 1-10

Schistosoma nasale is a digenetic trematode found in the blood vessels of the nasal mucosa of cattle and buffaloes. This snail-borne parasite is the cause of nasal schistosomiasis which has been recorded from the majority of the provinces and the neighbouring countries of India. The disease is...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Debaraj Bhattacharyya
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 053, pp 1-11

Slaughterhouses are key locations where contamination occurs along the processing chain of red meat. Bearing in mind that there are high levels of zoonotic and food-borne diseases in Nigeria, a search was conducted, with the exploration and filtration of databases and repositories of Google...

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Fasanmi, O. G.; Balogun, F. A.; Makinde, G. E. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 025, pp 1-12

Increased livestock production and better food security will naturally follow from proper livestock management practices. Such management practices include the application of appropriate vaccination schedule, biosecurity, feeding regimen, and implementation and sustenance of improved and feasible...

Author(s)
Kwaghe, A. V.; Vakuru, C. T.; Ndahi, M. D.; Abubakar, A.; Iwar, V. N.; Eze, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 024, pp 1-27

Prion diseases are infectious neurodegenerative diseases associated with the misfolding, aggregation and deposition of host prion protein (PrP) in the brain. These diseases include scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and...

Author(s)
Barron, R. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 023, pp 1-10

Nowadays, there is an increasing concern for the public health about the consequences from the long and increased use of antibiotics in livestock production. The use of antibiotics in animal feed as growth promoters has been completely banned by the European Union since 2006, based on their...

Author(s)
Papatsiros, V. G.; Katsoulos, P. D.; Koutoulis, K. C.; Karatzia, M.; Dedousi, A.; Christodoulopoulos, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 032, pp 1-15

Some ageing pets developed cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS), which is equivalent to dementia or Alzheimer's disease (AD) in people. Both CDS and AD share similar pathological changes including cortical atrophy with irreversible loss of brain cells, cerebral amyloid angiopathy and ventricular...

Author(s)
Pan, Y. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 051, pp 1-10

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