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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has identified strategies for managing wild boar at different stages of an epidemic of African swine fever...

Date
July 2018
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Background: Dog bites are common in developing countries including Ghana, with the victims often being children. Although some breeds of dogs have been identified as being more aggressive than others, all dog bites carry a risk of infection. Immediate and initial assessment of the risk for tetanus...

Author(s)
Kenu, E.; Ganu, V.; Noora, C. L.; Adanu, R.; Lartey, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 18, pp (28 February 2018)
CABI Book Info
Cover for One welfare: a framework to improve animal welfare and human well-being.

This book focuses on the definitions, concepts, frameworks and guidelines of One Welfare. The book is divided into five sections (section 1, the connections between animal and human abuse and neglect; section 2, the social implications of improved animal welfare; section 3, animal health and...

Author(s)
Pinillos, R. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393845)
CAB ReviewFull Text

In the course of human history, the primary use of animals for more than 10 000 years has been agricultural - food, fibre, locomotion and power. And for most of that history, the well-being of the animals being used was assured by necessity. If one did not practice good husbandry, the animals did...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
animal breeding; animal production; animal welfare; attitudes; biotechnology; domestic animals; ethics; genetic engineering; history; livestock; livestock farming; regulations
Author(s)
Rollin, B. E.
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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is an asexual, spherical, eukaryotic, fungal pathogen that develops in the keratinized skin cells of amphibians....

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12 - 16 November 2018 - Chiang Mai

Venue
Chiang Mai
Country
Thailand
Contact
Ms. Warapa Saipow, Project Director
Contact Details
c/o Kenes Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., PICO Building, 10 Soi Lasalle 56, Sukhumwit, Bangna, Bangkok 10260, Thailand.
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+662 748 7881
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+662 748 7880
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Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

Date
March 2017
Author(s)
Villalobos, A. E.
Source
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
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The aim of this study was to measure the NO level in boar semen held in a liquid state and to determine its putative relation to spermatozoa motility, plasma membrane integrity, mitochondrial membrane potential and ATP content. Generally, the percentage of spermatozoa which generated nitric oxide...

Author(s)
Orzołek, A.; Zasiadczyk, Ł.; Wysocki, P.; Kordan, W.; Krysztofiak, P.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 423-426
AbstractFull Text

Effect of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in splicing site of the LPAR1 (lysophosphatidic acid receptor 1) gene on selected quality traits was investigated in frozen-thawed semen of Holstein-Friesian bulls. Splicing mutation A/G in the LPAR1 gene (rs43581860) was identified in 120...

Author(s)
Kamiński, S.; Hering, D. M.; Kordan, W.; Lecewicz, M.; Sazanov, A.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 419-421
AbstractFull Text

The bacterial species Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Rickettsia helvetica are pathogenic for humans and domestic animals and are transmitted by ticks, e.g., of the Ixodes genus. Most of the vertebrate species constituting reservoirs for anaplasmas are known, but the potential reservoirs of...

Author(s)
Rymaszewska, A.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 415-417
AbstractFull Text

Taking bacterial virulence factors as targets is a new therapy for treating host bacterial infection. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of matrine on α-hemolysin production of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and reducing the damage to bovine mammary epithelial cells (BMECs)...

Author(s)
Feng, F.; Ma, W. W.; Luo, H. X.; Guan, C. P.; Zhou, X. Z.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 409-413
AbstractFull Text

The study was performed on 21 H-F calves divided into 3 groups of 7 animals each. The first group was composed of calves whose mothers did not receive an injection of Se preparation. The second and third groups consisted of calves whose mothers were administered injections of Se and vitamin E in a...

Author(s)
Żarczyńska, K.; Snarska, A.; Rytel, L.; Sobiech, P.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 401-403

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