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Researchers have found that Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) efficiently infects cultured cells of other species, including humans and chickens. The...

Date
May 2018
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Objectives: This study was designed to examine the role of thyroid hormones on ovarian granulosa cell proliferation and steroidogenesis in pigs. Methods: The expression of thyroid hormone receptor (TRα/β) was detected by immunohistochemistry. Subsequently the primary granulosa cells of porcine...

Author(s)
Song Dan; Wu GuoYun; Ding Wei; Xin Jun; Wei QuanWei; Shi FangXiong
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 357-363
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
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Animal influenza viruses, particularly of both avian and swine origin, are important zoonotic respiratory pathogens, potentially raising public health concerns over its pandemic threat. After the emergence of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus (H1N1pdm09) in the human population in 2009, this virus...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
disease prevalence; disease surveys; disease transmission; epidemiological surveys; epidemiology; swine diseases; swine influenza; swine influenza viruses; viral diseases; zoonoses
Author(s)
Arunorat, J.; Thanawongnuwech, R.
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Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 1: a systematic review of randomized and non-randomized intervention studies.

Date
October 2015
Author(s)
Dzikamunhenga, R. S., Anthony, R., Coetzee, J., Gould, S., Johnson, A., Karriker, L., McKean, J., Millman, S. T., Niekamp, S. R., O'Connor, A. M.
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Animal Health Research Reviews 2014 15 1 14-38
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Objectives: This study was designed to examine the role of thyroid hormones on ovarian granulosa cell proliferation and steroidogenesis in pigs. Methods: The expression of thyroid hormone receptor (TRα/β) was detected by immunohistochemistry. Subsequently the primary granulosa cells of porcine...

Author(s)
Song Dan; Wu GuoYun; Ding Wei; Xin Jun; Wei QuanWei; Shi FangXiong
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 357-363
AbstractFull Text

The respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract is one of the main entry sites for most pathogens. Mucosal delivery of vaccines could cut off the entering route of pathogens if the local immunity is established. The mucosal vaccination has gained more and more attention since majority of swine...

Author(s)
Yang Qian
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 218-222
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Objective: Meat quality is one of the important indicators of pork. Intramuscular fat content (IMF) is one of the important factors in affecting meat quality. H-FABP gene is a candidate gene as regulating pig intramuscular fat traits. Method: The experiment based on PCR-RFLP was conducted, and...

Author(s)
Wu HuaLi; Tu WeiLong; Cao JianGuo; Du QiJing; Chang Hua; Yang ZhaoHong; Tan YongSong
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 1, pp 207-210
AbstractFull Text

Ascariasis is the most common geohelminthosis and affects 0.8-1.22 billion people in the world, it is caused by one of the two intestinal nematodes - Ascaris lumbricoides in humans and Ascaris suum in pigs. Morphologically (both very similar) can cause cross-infection in hosts and that is the...

Author(s)
Boeva-Bangyozova, V.; Muhtarov, M.; Eneva, K.; Panajotova, M.
Publisher
Medical University Sofia - Central Medical Library
Publication
Meditsinski Pregled / Medical Review, 2018, 54, 1, pp 5-9
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to determine the standardized ileal digestible lysine (SID Lys) requirement of nursery pigs from 28 to 63 d of age fed a multi-phase feeding (PF) program and its possible adaptation to SID Lys-deficient diets. Ninety-six commercial hybrid piglets (Topigs Norsvin, 46...

Author(s)
Braga, D. de Á. M.; Donzele, J. L.; Donzele, R. F. M. de O.; Sousa, M. F. de; Cardoso, E. F.; Donzeles, I. de F.; Oliveira, J. P. de; Furtado, J. M. S.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 719-730

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