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This chapter discussed briefly the current economic status and trends with regards to livestock production and highlights the inter-dependence of livestock production and climate change as well as the impact of climate change to the livestock sector.

Author(s)
Prasad, C. S.; Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Akabane virus is a Culicoides-borne orthobunyavirus that is teratogenic to the fetus of cattle and small ruminant species. Depending upon the stage of gestation at which infection occurs, and the length of gestation of the mammalian host, a range of congenital defects may be observed. The...

Author(s)
Kirkland, P. D.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2015, 34, 2, pp 403-410
Abstract

Besnoitia besnoiti is a protozoan parasite known to cause important economic losses in the cattle industry in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean area. In the last years, (re-) emergence of the parasite has been reported in France, Germany, Hungary and Italy with in some cases, establishment of an...

Author(s)
Vanhoudt, A.; Pardon, B.; Schutter, P. de; Bosseler, L.; Sarre, C.; Vercruysse, J.; Deprez, P.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 4, pp 205-211
Abstract

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious and often fatal transboundary animal disease affecting mostly sheep, goats and wild small ruminants. This disease is endemic in most of Africa, the Middle, Near East, and large parts of Asia. The causal agent is peste des petits ruminants virus...

Author(s)
Berguido, F. J.; Sanne Charles Bodjo; Loitsch, A.; Diallo, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2016, 227, pp 40-46
Abstract

To establish a rapid assay for serotype Asia1 Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) detection, a hybridoma cell line (2E10) secreting monoclonal antibody (MAb) against the Asia1 FMDV was prepared by fusion of the SP2/0 myloma cells with spleen cells of BALB/c mice immunized by purified FMDV. The MAb...

Author(s)
Liang WeiFeng; Zhou GuoHui; Liu WenMing; Li ChaoSi; Liu Yun; Yu Li
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Harbin, China
Citation
Zhongguo Yufang Shouyi Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 38, 3, pp 226-229
Abstract

Horn cancer (HC) is a squamous cell carcinoma of horn, commonly observed in Bos indicus of the Asian countries. To elucidate the complexity of alternative splicing present in the HC, high-throughput sequencing and analysis of HC and matching horn normal (HN) tissue were carried out. A total of...

Author(s)
Jakhesara, S. J.; Koringa, P. G.; Nathani, N. M.; Joshi, C. G.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
3 Biotech, 2016, 6, 2, pp 259
AbstractFull Text

The present paper focuses on three species belonging to the family Hippoboscidae: Hippobosca equina, Lipoptena cervi and L. fortisetosa - haematophagus ectoparasites typical of cervids. In Europe, the forest flies (H. equina) are observed mainly in horses and cattle, but the primary host of this...

Author(s)
Kowal, J.; Nosal, P.; Kornaś, S.; Wajdzik, M.; Matysek, M.; Basiaga, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2016, 72, 12, pp 745-749
Abstract

The contemporary concern about anthropogenic release of greenhouse gas (GHG) into the environment and the contribution of livestock to this phenomenon have sparked animal scientists' interest in predicting methane (CH4) emissions by ruminants. Focusing on milk production, we address six basic...

Author(s)
Tedeschi, L. O.; Herrero, M.; Thornton, P. K.
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Citation
CCAFS Working Paper, 2014, No.94, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

The welfare of an animal relates primarily to its ability to cope, firstly with its external environment, such as housing, handing by humans, weather and the presence of other animals, and secondly with its internal environment, such as specific injuries or illnesses and nutritional status. Direct...

Author(s)
Moran, J. B.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
International Journal of Livestock Production, 2015, 6, 2, pp 26-34
Abstract

Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2015, 95, 2, pp 28-31

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