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The objective of this work was to quantify the country's NH3 emissions from livestock production. This calculation was based on the mass flow of total ammoniacal nitrogen (TAN). The analysis was performed for all 15 geographical regions in Chile. The definition of livestock subcategories was based...

Author(s)
Muñoz, E.; Navia, R.; Zaror, C.; Alfaro, M.
Publisher
Chilean Society of Soil Science, Temuco, Chile
Citation
Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2016, 16, 1, pp 60-75
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Echinococcus granulosus is a taeniid cestode and the etiological agent of an infectious zoonotic disease known as cystic echinococcosis (CE) or hydatid disease. CE is a serious public health concern in many parts of the world, including the Americas, where it is highly endemic in many regions. ...

Author(s)
Laurimäe, T.; Kinkar, L.; Andresiuk, V.; Haag, K. L.; Ponce-Gordo, F.; Acosta-Jamett, G.; Garate, T.; Gonzàlez, L. M.; Saarma, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2016, 45, pp 290-296
Abstract

Spoligotyping is the most frequently used method for genotyping isolates of Mycobacterium bovis worldwide. In the current work, we compared spoligotypes from 1684 M. bovis isolates from Argentina (816), Brazil (412), Chile (66), Mexico (274) and Venezuela (116), obtained from cattle, humans, pigs,...

Author(s)
Zumárraga, M. J.; Arriaga, C.; Barandiaran, S.; Cobos-Marín, L.; Waard, J. de; Estrada-Garcia, I.; Figueiredo, T.; Figueroa, A.; Giménez, F.; Gomes, H. M.; Gonzalez-y-Merchand, J. A.; Macías, A.; Milián-Suazo, F.; Rodríguez, C. A. R.; Santillán, M. A.; Suffys, P. N.; Trangoni, M. D.; Zárraga, A. M.; Cataldi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2013, 94, 1, pp 9-21
Abstract

Several initiatives, including research and development, increasing stakeholders' awareness and application of legislation and recommendation, have been carried out in Latin America to promote animal welfare and meat quality. Most activities focused on the impact of pre-slaughter conditions...

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Gallo, C.; Costa, O. A. dalla
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Meat Science, 2012, 92, 3, pp 221-226
AbstractFull Text

An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

The objective of this research was to report on the prevalence of hydatidosis in the Province of Osorno, Chile, in the period 2002-2006. This information was collected from hydatidosis cases officially declared in authorized slaughterhouses in the province of Osorno. The prevalence of ovine and...

Author(s)
Rosas Hinostroza, H. P.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2010, 11, 12, pp 121001
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is one of the most important zoonoses in Chile, where studies have focused mainly in moist southern regions. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in livestock and humans in the semiarid Coquimbo region in north-central...

Author(s)
Acosta-Jamett, G.; Cleaveland, S.; Cunningham, A. A.; Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Craig, P. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 169, 1/2, pp 102-110
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

Animal production units with different management systems can be found along the Huasco Valley, Region of Atacama, Chile. These constitute sources of house flies (Musca domestica) and other vector fly species that cause damage to animals and nuisance problems in urban areas. To asses the importance ...

Author(s)
Larraín S., P.; Salas F., C.
Publisher
Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chillán, Chile
Citation
Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research , 2008, 68, 2, pp 192-197

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