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CAB ReviewFull Text

In this review, a systematic meta-analysis on randomized controlled trials that evaluate the effectiveness of supplementation of chelated zinc (Zn) on milk production in dairy cow has been performed. A total of 2106 transition dairy cows belonging to 23 studies from 7 papers were finally selected...

Author(s)
Hamad, Y.; Younis, M.; Ibrahim, H.; El-Ashker, M.; Youssef, M.; El-Khodery, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 017, pp 1-10
CAB ReviewFull Text

In order to survive, ungulate young obtain their mother's colostrum and milk through a variety of suckling strategies. Here, these strategies and the factors that influence them are reviewed and interpreted primarily from the perspective of the young. Suckling strategies are determined by a variety ...

Author(s)
Skok, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 019, pp 1-12
CAB ReviewFull Text

Zinc (Zn) is a unique micro-mineral because it is an essential component in many enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, carbonic anhydrase, and alkaline phosphatase, as well as being important for regulation of proteins and lipids metabolism, and sex hormones. This mineral is applied in poultry...

Author(s)
El-Ghany, W. A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 013, pp 1-15
CAB ReviewFull Text

The livestock sector in Ethiopia is characterized by low productivity due to inadequate supply of affordable high-quality animal feed year-round, with more acute gaps in the drought-prone regions of the country. This paper presents the economic benefits and insights into the role of cultivated...

Author(s)
Dey, B.; Notenbaert, A.; Makkar, H.; Mwendia, S.; Yonas Sahlu; Peters, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 010, pp 1-40
CAB ReviewFull Text

Osteoarthritis is a common and debilitating disease affecting horses across breeds and disciplines. Although the cornerstone of therapy among equine practitioners remains systemic and local anti-inflammatory medications, this approach only addresses the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rather than...

Author(s)
McCoy, A. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 007, pp 1-17
CAB ReviewFull Text

As climate change progresses, higher temperatures and longer periods of extreme weather are likely to increasingly impact the production and health of dairy cattle, in turn affecting farm-level profits and economic decision-making. This review identifies and summarizes the currently available...

Author(s)
Vriezen, R.; Vriezen, E.; Cranfield, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 062, pp 1-28
CAB ReviewFull Text

Lactation is defined as the combined processes of synthesis, secretion, and excretion of milk, starting at calving and continuing until natural or induced drying off in the lactating female. Milk production follows a common pattern in several mammalian species known as a lactation curve. A typical...

Author(s)
Angeles-Hernandez, J. C.; Aranda-Aguirre, E.; Muñoz-Benítez, A. L.; Chay-Canul, A. J.; Albarran-Portillo, B.; Pollott, G. E.; Gonzalez-Ronquillo, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 056, pp 1-22
CAB ReviewFull Text

The livestock sector faces an important challenge in the medium and long term since it must satisfy an increasing demand for animal products as a result of the increase in population and the world economy but safeguarding natural resources and at the same time minimizing the environmental...

Author(s)
Gutiérrez-Gómez, C.; Inostroza, R. A.; Riveros, J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 057, pp 1-19
CAB ReviewFull Text

Animal agriculture and animal-source foods (ASF) play a critical role in food security, childhood nutrient sufficiency, and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Here, we consider constraints to production of ASF in Africa with a focus on infectious animal diseases and climate stress and...

Author(s)
Baldwin, C. L.; Black, S. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 058, pp 1-14
CAB ReviewFull Text

The gut microbiota has been a subject of great interest in recent years because the composition and diversity are associated with the maintenance of piglets' health and welfare. This review aims to summarise the composition and diversity of piglet microbiome, the impact on health maintenance,...

Author(s)
Klein, D. R.; Schneider, L. I.; Silva, J. C. da; Rossi, C. A. R.; Oliveira, V. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2021, 16, 048, pp 1-8

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