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Subclinical ketosis (SCK) and periparturient diseases considerably account for economic and welfare losses in dairy cows. The majority of scientific reports investigating the prevalence of SCK and production diseases are based on empirical studies conducted in Western Europe and North America. The...

Brunner, N.; Groeger, S.; Canelas Raposo, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J. J.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Translational Animal Science, 2019, 3, 1, pp 84-92
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This set of proceedings presents papers from the 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids, held in New Delhi, India, on 29 November-2 December, 2010. The aim of the 6th Colloquium is to broaden the horizons of those engaged in the world of working equids, bringing animal scientists, project...

The Brooke, London, UK
The 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: learning from others. Proceedings of an International Colloquium, New Delhi, India, 29 November - 2 December 2010, 2010, pp xiii + 407 pp.

This second part continues examining issues of veterinary concern arising in 2008 in the EU and some with particular importance for Slovakia. These include decontamination systems for carcass surfaces using steam and hot water, adjusting BSE surveillance and spinal cord removal, scrapie, and food...

Pliešovský, J.; Chudý, M.
Institute for Postgraduate Education of Veterinary Surgeons, Košice, Slovakia
Slovenský Veterinársky Časopis, 2009, 34, 1, pp 24-27
Cover for Bos taurus (cattle)

Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

Cover for Friesian cattle breeds

The origins of the Bos taurus Friesian cattle breed were the black and white animals of migrant European tribes, the Batavians and the Friesians, who...

Cover for Limousin cattle

The Limousin Bos taurus cattle breed has its origins in the harsh wet climate and rugged terrain of the south central regions of Limousin and Marche...

Cover for Piedmont cattle

Perhaps more frequently known as Piemontese or Piedmontese, these cattle were widely used as a triple-purpose breed in the north Italian lowlands and...

Cover for Stomoxys calcitrans

Stable flies, both males and females, are obligate blood-feeding flies of livestock grouped under the genus Stomoxys. They are believed to have...

Cover for Cervus elaphus (red deer)

The association of man with deer is long and close. Reindeer thriving at the end of the last glaciation were probably followed, perhaps herded, and...


According to Olson and Miller (1987), the initial descriptions of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) were published in German medical literature in...

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