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Mules and hinnies are the hybrids between donkeys (Equus asinus) and horses (Equus caballus). For centuries, mankind has used them for agrarian purposes, the military, or recreation. Contrasting literature with behavioral observations, we seek a better behavioral understanding and thus...

Author(s)
McLean, A.; Varnum, A.; Ali, A.; Heleski, C.; Navas González, F. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 8, pp 488
Abstract

Lidia bovine breed exists since the XIV century in the Iberian Peninsula. These animals were initially produced for meat but some, showing an aggressive behaviour which difficulted their management, were used to participate in popular traditional and social events. A specialization of the breed...

Author(s)
Eusebi, P. G.; Cortés, O.; Dunner, S.; Cañón, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 2017, 134, 4, pp 332-339
Abstract

We have identified a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis by deletion analysis of over one thousand strains from over 30 countries. We initially show that over 99% of the strains of M. bovis, the cause of bovine tuberculosis, isolated from cattle in the Republic of Ireland and...

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Smith, N. H.; Berg, S.; Dale, J.; Allen, A.; Rodriguez, S.; Romero, B.; Matos, F.; Ghebremichael, S.; Karoui, C.; Donati, C.; Machado, A. da C.; Mucavele, C.; Kazwala, R. R.; Hilty, M.; Cadmus, S.; Ngandolo, B. N. R.; Habtamu, M.; Oloya, J.; Muller, A.; Milian-Suazo, F.; Andrievskaia, O.; Projahn, M.; Barandiarán, S.; Macías, A.; Müller, B.; Zanini, M. S. (et al)
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2011, 11, 6, pp 1340-1351
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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 Montbéliard cattle

Montbéliard cattle are a dual-purpose Bos taurus breed, derived from the Swiss Simmental. The breeding programme originated in the Montbéliard region...

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The Salers cattle breed originates from an indigenous population of the very hilly (between 600 and 1300 m altitude) region of Auvergne in the Massif...

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Cover for Charolais cattle

The Charolais Bos taurus cattle breed has its origins in France in the south-eastern and west-central regions, in the former province of Charolles...

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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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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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Cover for Belgian Blue cattle

During the nineteenth century, Shorthorn animals were introduced into Belgium and crossed with the indigenous black and white population. From these...

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