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Twelve lactating cattle × yak hybrids (B. taurus × B. grunniens) were investigated on five experimental pastures (Sites 1-5), following an up- and downward transhumance route (3,200, 4,000, 4,500, 4,000 and 2,600 m a.s.l.). Hybrids were kept in replicated groups of two (low SD) and four animals per ...

Author(s)
Barsila, S. R.; Devkota, N. R.; Kreuzer, M.; Marquardt, S.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
SpringerPlus, 2015, 4, 398, pp (7 August 2015)
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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
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Author(s)
Schweer, H.; Kruse, S.
Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2018, 98, 12, pp 71-73
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is the most frequent cause of mosquito-borne encephalitis in Asian countries. Several culicine species are potential vectors. The primary JEV vectors feed mainly on cows (a dead-end host for JEV), pigs (an amplifying host), and, occasionally, humans (a dead-end...

Author(s)
Tuno, N.; Tsuda, Y.; Takagi, M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 1, pp 8-13
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
Abstract

Of 225 females of A. stephensi collected from 66 human dwellings in central Calcutta, India, in a 1-year period [date unspecified], 213 (94.6%) were positive for human blood, 2 (0.8%) for cattle blood and 10 (4.6%) for mixed human-cattle blood using an Ouchterlony gel diffusion technique. Of 198...

Author(s)
Chandra, G.; Chatterjee, K. K.; Hati, A. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 2, pp 103-105
Abstract

The feeding behaviour of A. dirus was studied in July-September 1992 in Tengakhat PHC, Dibrugrah District, Assam, India. Analysis of blood meals collected from this mosquito revealed that the species was highly anthropophilic in nature, the anthropophilic index being 90.5. The results of bait...

Author(s)
Dutta, P.; Bhattacharyya, D. R.; Khan, S. A.; Sharma, C. K.; Mahanta, J.
Citation
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 1996, 27, 2, pp 378-381
Abstract

A total of 41 552 anophelines comprising 16 species were collected during 70 all-night bovine-bait collection carried out in January-December 1989 in 6 villages of Kheda district, Gujarat, India. Anopheles subpictus, A. varuna, A. culicifacies, A. stephensi and A. vagus had unimodal biting rhythms. ...

Author(s)
Bhatt, R. M.; Kohli, V. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 4, pp 180-190
Abstract

To determine the sibling species composition of the A. subpictus complex in Sri Lanka, polytene chromosomes of ovarian nurse cells were examined. Samples of A. subpictus s.l. were collected from 65 of the 73 Health Areas surveyed in the period August 1990 to February 1992. Of 3095 ovaries...

Author(s)
Abhayawardana, T. A.; Wijesuriya, S. R. E.; Dilrukshi, R. K. C.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 2, pp 53-60

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