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KEY POINTS: * Changes in cattle feeding in the mid-twentieth century established practices such as longdistance transport and multisource comingling that are persistent risk factors for bovine respiratory disease (BRD). * Research in the 1970s showed that respiratory viral infection followed by...

Author(s)
Smith, R. A.; Step, D. L.; Woolums, A. R.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2020, 36, 2, pp 239-251
Abstract

Pain causes altered arousal and specific behaviours that are rare at other times (pain indicators). We examined whether beef cows (mean age 6 years) are sensitive to pain indicators in addition to arousal following ear tagging and rubber ring castration (males only, n=31) of their calf (n=58)....

Author(s)
Turner, S. P.; McIlvaney, K.; Donbavand, J.; Turner, M. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 1, pp 87
Abstract

This article provides insights into the management of bovine respiratory disease in high-risk cattle populations. Biocontainment strategies, records, procurement, transport, arrival/receiving management, vaccination, and treatment protocols are discussed from practical and systems-thinking...

Author(s)
Groves, J. T.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Food Animal Practice, 2020, 36, 2, pp 445-460
Abstract

Castration of bulls using high tension banding techniques is a common practice in commercial feedlots. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether splitting the scrotum at time of banding would impact performance and healing times in feedlot bulls. A total of 32 bulls from a single breeding ...

Author(s)
Theurer, M. E.; Fox, J. T.; McCarty, T. M.; McCollum, R. M.; Cranwell, C. D.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Bovine Practitioner, 2020, 53, 2, pp 160-165
AbstractFull Text

The present study was undertaken on twelve (12) bovines for castration. All animals were treated with inj. Tolfenamic acid as pre-emptive analgesia. The animals were randomly divided into two groups. In Group l, ring block was performed at the neck of scrotum using 2% Lignocaine hcl, whereas in...

Author(s)
Moiz Siddiqui; Thorat, M. G.; Fani, F. A.; Chepte, S. D.; Waghmare, S. P.
Publisher
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, India
Citation
Intas Polivet, 2019, 20, 1, pp 52-54
AbstractFull Text

Bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC) is the biggest health problem of the cattle industry globally due to the high prevalence and economic consequences which arise due to numerous reasons. Huge economic losses are most often attributed to high morbidity and mortality, reduction of Average...

Author(s)
Kurćubić, V. S.; Ðoković, R. D.; Ilić, Z. Ž.; Vasković, N. L.; Petrović, M. Ž.
Publisher
Institute for Animal Husbandry, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry, 2019, 35, 3, pp 209-217
Abstract

Previous research regarding Holstein cows has mainly focused on increasing milk yield. However, in order to maximize the economical profits of Holstein cattle farming, it is necessary to fully take advantage of Holstein bulls to produce high-grade beef. The present study aims to investigate...

Author(s)
Li Yan; Wang MeiMei; Li QiuFeng; Gao YanXia; Li Qian; Li JianGuo; Cao YuFeng
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 6,
Abstract

Castration is an important means of improving the beef quality via increasing fat deposition. However, little is known about the molecular mechanism underlying the fat deposition after castration. Here, the intramuscular fat (IMF) content of the steer group was shown to be much higher than the bull ...

Author(s)
Wang YuJuan; Tang KeQiong; Zhang Wei; Guo WenLi; Wang YaNing; Zan LinSen; Yang WuCai
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 4, pp e0214144
Abstract

The study was conducted in Carbo, Sonora, Mexico, in 2019, with the objective of determining the efficiency in the use of environmental assets comparing the strategies of production and export of castrated calves and calfs evaluating: (1) Early weaning of castrated calves and calves for export (DP) ...

Author(s)
Moreno Medina, S.; Ibarra Flores, F. A.; Martín Rivera, M. H.; Retes López, R.; Hernández Hernández, J. E.; Rodríguez Castillo, J. del C.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de Administracion Agropecuario, Laguna, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Agronegocios, 2020, 24, 46,
Abstract

Pain and stress assessment in animals is considered an imperative issue and also a difficult challenge. Unfortunately, no gold standard technique for pain and stress assessment in animals has been validated nowadays. A new tool to assess stress in animals consists of measuring the leukocyte coping...

Author(s)
Gaudio, E.; Bordin, S.; Lora, I.; Lora, M.; Massignani, M.; Benedictis, G. M. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 96, 11, pp 4579-4589

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