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We assess the production impacts of a 100% conversion to organic agriculture in England and Wales using a large-scale linear programming model. The model includes a range of typical farm structures, scaled up across the available land area, with the objective of maximising food production. The...

Author(s)
Smith, L. G.; Jones, P. J.; Kirk, G. J. D.; Pearce, B. D.; Williams, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Land Use Policy, 2018, 76, pp 391-404
News Article

Sampling the environment is an effective way to detect Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV), according to a paper published in Applied and...

Date
July 2018
CABI Book Info
Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
animal feeding; animal health; animal nutrition; antioxidants; diets; domestic animals; feed supplements; immune system; immunity; livestock; meat; meat quality; milk; milk quality; nutrient requirements; nutrition physiology; oxidative stress; reviews; ruminant feeding; selenium; toxicity; trace element deficiencies
Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
Event

18 - 20 October 2018 - Hinckley

Venue
Hinckley
Country
UK
Contact
British Cattle Veterinary Association Congress 2017
Tel
+44 (0)1452 725 735
Fax
+44 (0)1452 725 780
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Invited review: inflammation during the transition to lactation: new adventures with an old flame.

Date
February 2016
Author(s)
Bradford, B. J., Yuan, K., Farney, J. K., Mamedova, L. K., Carpenter, A. J.
Source
Journal of Dairy Science 2015 98 10 6631-6650
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
AbstractFull Text

Previous studies have compared the effectiveness of dinoprost and cloprostenol in cows yielding conflicting results. The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of single treatment with cloprostenol or dinoprost on estrus and reproductive performance in cows with unobserved estrus after...

Author(s)
Baryczka, A.; Barański, W.; Nowicki, A.; Zduńczyk, S.; Janowski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2018, 21, 2, pp 383-387

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