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CAB Reviews

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

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Production diseases are a huge problem for high-yielding dairy cows, especially during the post-calving period when a negative energy balance is present and the animals are unable to achieve enough feed energy intake to match their high requests. Correct management of production diseases demands an ...

Author(s)
Filipe, J. F. S.; Riva, F.; Bani, P.; Trevisi, E.; Amadori, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 016, pp 1-12
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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

Apicomplexan parasites of the genus Eimeria are widespread in poultry flocks and if present in sufficient numbers can cause the intestinal disease coccidiosis. For many years, the disease has been controlled either by incorporating drugs in the feed (prophylaxis) or by immunization with live...

Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 026, pp 1-11

Disease is an important limitation on aquatic production, particularly for intensified aquaculture. Disease spread depends on behaviour of the pathogens on local scales and over short periods, their interaction with currents operating over many kilometres and days and the build-up of infection in...

Author(s)
Murray, A. G.; Salama, N. K. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 032, pp 1-11

Animal diseases are a significant source of lost revenue in livestock production systems. Reduction and control of diseases has traditionally been done under three management programs: eradication by test and slaughter, vaccination, and use of antibiotics. However, inadequate efficacy of vaccines...

Author(s)
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 026, pp 1-20

Noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) worldwide. The virus was reported from humans and later was identified in different symptomatic and/or asymptomatic animal species, such as bovine, ovine, swine, canine and feline. In animals NoV infection is...

Author(s)
Alfieri, A. A.; Leme, R. A.; Alfieri, A. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 005, pp 1-14

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

Despite being relatively neglected as a livestock species in most of the world, the dromedary camel is highly valued in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa - especially East Africa. This paper reviews the ways in which camel diseases impact human welfare in East Africa by discussing how diseases ...

Author(s)
Plummer, P. J.; Coatney, J. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 038, pp 1-18

A cost and responsibility sharing scheme (CRSS) is gaining interest in Member States (MSs) to prevent and control notifiable veterinary and phytosanitary risks. A vital part of this is a public private partnership (PPP) in which farmers and national governments decide how costs and responsibilities ...

Author(s)
Asseldonk, M. A. P. M. van; Bergevoet, R. H. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 045, 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

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