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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

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...

Author(s)
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

Labour challenges the newborn to adapt to extrauterine life and survive the troublesome neonatal period. Low vitality is a recurrent problem in veterinary perinatology, and several factors can directly or indirectly culminate in neonatal death. One prime determinant of low vitality in animals is...

Author(s)
Mota-Rojas, D.; López, A.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Muns, R.; Villanueva-García, D.; Mora-Medina, P.; González-Lozano, M.; Olmos-Hernández, A.; Ramírez-Necoechea, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 036, pp 1-13

The objective of this paper is to review causes of lameness lesions, lameness detection methods, factors affecting lameness, the association between lameness and other economically important swine production traits, and treatment for lameness in swine breeding herds. Lameness in sows is an...

Author(s)
Supakorn, C.; Stock, J. D.; Garay, E.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 023, pp 1-14

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...

Author(s)
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

Randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses have demonstrated the potential protective effect of cocoa and chocolate consumption with respect to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk markers. Findings from experimental studies are in concordance with observational data, which include reduction in...

Author(s)
Mellor, D. D.; Georgousopoulou, E. N.; Naumovski, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 018, pp 1-7

It is not possible to avoid, predict or prevent mycotoxin occurrence during pre-harvest and feed storage. Despite efforts to control fungal contamination, extensive mycotoxin contamination has been reported to occur in feed. Therefore, their presence represents a constant health risk for animals....

Author(s)
Cheli, F.; Pinotti, L.; Novacco, M.; Ottoboni, M.; Tretola, M.; Dell'Orto, V.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 010, pp 1-20

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is an arbovirus, transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus, which causes epidemics of fever, rash and joint pains. First described in 1952 in Tanzania, CHIKV remained a relatively neglected tropical virus, despite causing sporadic outbreaks in Africa and Asia over...

Author(s)
Santos, C. N. D. dos; Dupont-Rouzeyrol, M.; Sam, I. C.; Roques, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 018, 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

Vitamin D deficiency from early ages has been implicated in the aetiology of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in adulthood. Low levels of vitamin D occur due to reduced intake as well as because of geographical location. Early intervention with vitamin D supplementation when ...

Author(s)
Papandreou, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 045, pp 1-2

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