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Researchers from The Pirbright Institute have examined the genetic material of Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) samples collected from eastern and...

Date
May 2018
Abstract

To explore the effective use of industrial tea residue in tea garden, the engineering earthworms were used to treat tea residue mixed with cattle waste and rice straw in this experiment. The growth and reproduction of earthworms as well as changes of fertility properties in tea residue compounds...

Author(s)
Zhou Bo; Tang Hao; Li JianLong; Chen YiYong; Tang JinChi
Publisher
China Tea Science Society
Publication
Journal of Tea Science, 2018, 38, 2, pp 202-211
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
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.
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18 - 20 October 2018 - Hinckley

Venue
Hinckley
Country
UK
Contact
British Cattle Veterinary Association Congress 2017
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+44 (0)1452 725 735
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Objective: Bluetongue virus (BTV) is one of the most important arbovirus, which has many serotypes. The aim of this study is to characterize the epidemiology of BTV in Xuyi County of Jiangsu Province. Method: A sentinel herd of 5 goats (BTV negative) was established in 2015. Blood samples were...

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Publisher
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Publication
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Author(s)
Braga, E.; Braga Filho, E.; Silva, J. A. R. da; Faturi, C.; Domingues, F. N.; Lourenço Júnior, J. de B.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 845-853
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The state of Pará has the fifth largest cattle herd in Brazil at 20.3 million heads, and beef cattle breeding accounts for 44.32% of the agricultural production value. Using a recursive econometric model estimated by the generalized method of moments, we evaluated the effects of variables that...

Author(s)
Santos, M. A. S. dos; Júnior, J. de B. L.; Santana, A. C. de; Homma, A. K. O.; Martins, C. M.; Andrade, S. J. T. de; Maciel e Silva, A. G.
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Universidade Estadual de Londrina
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