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Equine

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of horses, donkeys and others equines.

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28 - 29 June 2019 - Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, Ocala, FL

Venue
Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, Ocala, FL
Country
USA
Contact
VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development
Contact Details
9 Foxhollow, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8EP, UK
Tel
+44 (0) 1234 817123
Fax
+44 (0) 8723 315668
Abstract

In laying hens, pre-recruitment ovarian follicles (1-8 mm diameter) are arranged as a continuum of size and predicted maturity. Cyclic recruitment of a pre-recruitment follicle to the preovulatory stage begins, in part, by the ability of the granulosa cell (GC) layer to initiate responsiveness to...

Author(s)
Ghanem, K.; Johnson, A. L.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2019, 270, pp 41-47
News Article

The findings from two studies on pain-associated behaviour in ridden horses were presented by Dr Sue Dyson at the Saddle Research Trust Conference on...

Date
December 2018
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
CAB ReviewFull Text

The modern veterinarian has, even though she or he has got a thorough ethology education, in many respects less practical knowledge of farm animal behaviour than a farmer's child 100 years ago. The book aims to complement and support this knowledge not only for veterinarians, but also for animal...

Date
August 2018
Subjects
animal behaviour; animal health; animal welfare; behaviour; domestic animals; knowledge level; livestock; reviews; veterinarians; veterinary education; veterinary medicine; veterinary practice; veterinary profession
Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to analyse the progress and current status of endangered autochthonous Spanish breeds exploring relationships between the main factors that determine the degree of endangered and the scientific and technical production related to the breed. The status of each breed was...

Author(s)
Perea, J.; Barba, C.; Luque, M.; González, A.; Angón, E.; García, A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo
Publication
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, 2018, 50, 1, pp 171-184
AbstractFull Text

The sports horse lives a large part of the time inside the pen in constant contact with the bedding. Therefore the bedding material can deeply affect the welfare and health of horses kept in pens. The materials have to ensure the realization of a double aim: to create a comfortable and soft surface...

Author(s)
Bambi, G.; Rossi, G.; Barbari, M.
Publisher
Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture
Publication
Agronomy Research, 2018, 16, 3, pp 646-655
AbstractFull Text

The effect of peas, faba bean and lupin seed inclusion in growing and finishing pig diets was evaluated. The control diet included soybean meal at 15%, but in the trial groups diets peas were 15 or 28%, faba bean 20 or 25%, lupin seed 12 or 15%, completely replacing soybean meal. Diets formulated...

Author(s)
Degola, L.; Jonkus, D.
Publisher
Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture
Publication
Agronomy Research, 2018, 16, 2, pp 389-397
AbstractFull Text

There are evidences of intestinal flora influence on the airway immune response. However, this information is scarce with regard to horses. The present preliminary study aimed to investigate the effects of a commercial mineral supplement containing probiotics and prebiotics on the respiratory...

Author(s)
Michelotto Júnior, P. V.; Barussi, F. C. M.; Bastos, F. Z.; Michelotto, A. L. L.; Weber, S. H.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 5, pp e20170787
AbstractFull Text

The aims of this study were: (1) to compare the tape weight and associated weight-estimation formula to evaluate weight gain in pregnant mares, and (2) to develop a mathematical model to estimate the weight of pregnant mares using body measurements. Thirty-four criollo-type mares were evaluated...

Author(s)
Vieira, P. S.; Nogueira, C. E. W.; Santos, A. C.; Borba, L. de A.; Scalco, R.; Brasil, C. L.; Barros, W. S.; Curcio, B. da R.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Publication
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 1, pp e20160590

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