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Cover for Overview.

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

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

Background: Escherichia coli O157 (EcO157) infection has been recognized as an important global public health concern. But information on the prevalence of EcO157 in cattle at the global and at the wider geographical levels is limited, if not absent. This is the first meta-analysis to investigate...

Author(s)
Islam, M. Z.; Musekiwa, A.; Kamrul Islam; Shahana Ahmed; Sharmin Chowdhury; Abdul Ahad; Biswas, P. K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 4, pp e93299
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indigenous livestock resources in a changing climate: Indian perspective.

Biological diversity, the variability of life on earth, exists in the form of different species and breeds within the animal kingdom. This diversity is created in the process of molecular/biochemical/metabolic reactions, and acts as a critical measure of adaptation in changing climatic conditions....

Author(s)
Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Pushpendra Kumar; Kush Shrivastava; Sahoo, N. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Animal diseases and zoonoses abound among pastoralist livestock, which is composed of cattle, sheep, goats, yak, camels, llamas, reindeer, horses and donkeys. There is endemic and, periodically, epidemic transmission of highly contagious viral and bacterial diseases in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Abakar, M. F.; Ibrahim, M.; Tschopp, R.; Crump, L.; Bonfoh, B.; Schelling, E.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2016, 35, 2, pp 673-681
Abstract

Objectives: In the Netherlands there is an ongoing debate regarding environmental health risks of livestock farming for neighbouring residents. This explorative study aims to determine the prevalence of carriage of extended-spectrum β-lactamase and/or plasmid-mediated AmpC-producing...

Author(s)
Wielders, C. C. H.; Hoek, A. H. A. M. van; Hengeveld, P. D.; Veenman, C.; Dierikx, C. M.; Zomer, T. P.; Smit, L. A. M.; Hoek, W. van der; Heederik, D. J.; Greeff, S. C. de; Maassen, C. B. M.; Duijkeren, E. van
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2017, 23, 2, pp 120.e1-120.e8
Abstract

A review on the aetiology, history, clinical aspects, diagnosis, distribution, prevalence, transmission, prevention and control of brucellosis in man and animals was presented.

Author(s)
Petrović, M.; Cvetnić, Ž.
Publisher
IOP Publishing Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
59th International Meat Industry Conference MEATCON2017, 1 - 4 October 2017, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2017, pp 012019
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. We contend that improving the adequacy of mathematical...

Author(s)
Tedeschi, L. O.; Cavalcanti, L. F. L.; Fonseca, M. A.; Herrero, M.; Thornton, P. K.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2014, 54, 11/12, pp 2052-2067
Abstract

Within the genus Taenia, three species are human parasites: T. solium, T. saginata and a new uncommon species, T. asiatica, described recently in Asia. T. saginata and T. solium live as adult tapeworms in human intestines, where they cause taeniasis. T. saginata is widely present worldwide, in all...

Author(s)
Bouteille, B.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Médecine et Santé Tropicales, 2014, 24, 4, pp 367-374
AbstractFull Text

Giardia duodenalis (syn. Giardia lamblia and Giardia intestinalis) is one of the most important intestinal parasites in humans and mammals worldwide. Six species of Giardia was accepted by most researchers on the basis of the morphology of trophozoites and cysts forms. To date, seven main...

Author(s)
Sorescu, I. D.; Morariu, S.; Colibar, O.; Oprescu, I.; Mederle, N.; Ilie, M. S.; Imre, M.; Dărăbuș, G.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2014, 47, 3, pp 103-111

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