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Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) amount to 11% of all registered traffic crashes in the Czech Republic causing, apart from numerous deaths and serious injuries to animals, property damage and injuries to car passengers. Odor repellents have the potential to lower the overall number of WVC and...

Authors
Bíl, M.; Andrášik, R.; Bartonička, T.; Křivánková, Z.; Sedoník, J.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 205, pp 209-214
News Article

Raymond "Bob" Rowland, Kansas State University professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has created a...

Date
December 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

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...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
animal diseases; antibiotics; biochemical markers; control programmes; culling; diagnosis; disease control; disease prevalence; disease prevention; domestic animals; efficacy; infectious diseases; livestock; losses; messenger RNA; natural immunity; pathogens; potency; poultry; regulatory genes; reviews; RNA; slaughter; translation; vaccination
Authors
Taxis, T. M.; Casas, E.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Event

3 - 6 March 2018 - San Diego, California

Venue
San Diego, California
Country
USA
Contact
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Contact Details
830 26th Street, Perry, Iowa 50220 USA.
Tel
+1 515 465 5255
Fax
+1 515 465 3832
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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
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Authors
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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AbstractFull Text

The experiment was conducted to study the comparative performance of Gririaja birds reared on different feeding regime in Nepal. A total of 384 Giriraja birds of aged 40 weeks were assigned to four treatment groups in four replications with 24 birds (20 female and 4 male) per replication over a...

Authors
Neupane, D.; Bhandari, B. B.; Poudel, S.; Shrestha, S.; Sapkota, S.
Publisher
Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association
Publication
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 46, 2, pp 134-139
AbstractFull Text

Porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE) is an economically important, transmissible infectious disease of worldwide distribution caused by Lawsonia intracellularis. The objective of this report is to describe a case of PPE caused by L. intracellularis in coinfection with Trichuris suis and...

Authors
García, J. A.; Quiroga, M. A.; Pérez, E.; Romero, A.; Domínguez, R.; Streitenberger, N.; Dutra, F.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2017, 54, 207, pp 4-9
AbstractFull Text

Genistein (GEN) and zearalenone (ZEA), environmental oestrogens commonly present in feedstuff for pigs, are known for their effects on reproductive functions. The aim was to verify the in vitro effects of 0.5-20 µM concentrations of GEN, ZEA and its metabolite α-zearalenol (α-ZOL) on pig sperm...

Authors
Krejcárková, A.; Folková, P.; Šimoník, O.; Šašková, M.; Krejčířová, R.; Drábek, O.; Rajmon, R.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 62, 10, pp 435-445
AbstractFull Text

The paper presents data on the classification of pig carcasses in slaughterhouses in Romania during the period 2009-2015. The three authorized methods of classification are: Zwei Punkte (ZP) - a manual method using the ruler used by small slaughterhouses that sacrificed less than 200 pig on the...

Authors
Găureanu, M. E.; Stanciu, M. C.; Cocîrcă, D. I.; Vidu, L.; Vlad, I.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Publication
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2017, 17, 3, pp 139-145
AbstractFull Text

Sheep and goat production is different from other types of livestock production (cattle, pig, poultry production) because it is most commonly extensive, which means that it demands a relatively low level of investments into buildings, equipment and other fixed assets. This paper aims to analyse...

Authors
Lana, N. M.; Ivanović, S. M.; Radivojević, D. Ž.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Belgrade, 2017, 62, 1, pp 79-88

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