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Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease spread worldwide. The infection in cattle is predominantly caused by Brucella abortus and is usually detected in pregnant females through abortions. The disease is endemic in Argentina; however, infection in humans is underestimated and often not reported....

Author(s)
Aznar, M. N.; Samartino, L. E.; Humblet, M. F.; Saegerman, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2014, 61, 2, pp 121-133
Abstract

This proceedings is comprised of 58 papers covering the implementation of OIE animal welfare standards as well as the needs and possible tools to improve animal welfare globally. Focus is given on the worldwide implementation of the OIE animal welfare standards for transport of livestock by land,...

Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
2nd OIE global conference on animal welfare: putting the OIE standards to work, Cairo (Egypt), 20-22 October 2008, 2011, pp xix + 271 pp.
Abstract

The data available are discussed in a separate chapter for each country. The highest incidence of bovine TB is in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, particularly in dairy herds. Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have no official data. Central American countries have ...

Author(s)
Carrillo, C. G.; Szyfres, B.
Publisher
Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization.,
Citation
La tuberculosis animal en las Americas y su trans-mision al hombre., 1963, pp 62 pp.
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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...

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Cover for Brahman cattle

Evolutionary HistoryAll modern cattle trace their origins to Bos primigenius. Analyses of mitochondrial DNA have shown that divergence of Bos...

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Cover for Criollo cattle

Anthropological and palaeontological evidence shows that cattle were absent in America until Christopher Columbus discovered the continent. In 1493,...

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Cover for Holstein cattle

The Holstein breed has its origins in the USA where it was developed from the late 1800s onwards. This Bos taurus breed was developed from the Dutch...

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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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Cover for Hereford & Polled Hereford cattle

The Hereford breed of cattle belongs to the old British red middle-horn group, which includes breeds such as the Sussex and Devon. During the...

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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...

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