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Pasture and grazing land is one of the dominant global land-uses in the Anthropocene. There are two broad strategies for preserving phylogenetic diversity (PD) within livestock regions: land sharing, which increases farmland heterogeneity at the expense of yield and forest cover, and land sparing,...

Author(s)
Alvarado, F.; Andrade, E. R.; Santos, B. A.; Prescott, G.; Souza, G.; Escobar, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Indicators, 2018, 93, pp 524-532
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Little is known about local Criollo pig genetic resources and relationships among the various populations. In this paper, genetic diversity and relationships among 17 Criollo pig populations from 11 American countries were assessed with 24 microsatellite markers. Heterozygosities, F-statistics, and ...

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Revidatti, M. A.; Delgado Bermejo, J. V.; Gama, L. T.; Landi Periati, V.; Ginja, C.; Alvarez, L. A.; Vega-Pla, J. L.; Martínez, A. M.; Consortium, B.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92, 11, pp 4823-4832
Abstract

Brucellosis is an endemic disease in small-scale goat husbandry systems in Mexico. It is a zoonosis and the economic consequences can be large, although estimates are not available for the Mexican goat sector. Our objective was to conduct a financial analysis of brucellosis control in a prominent...

Author(s)
Montiel, D. O.; Bruce, M.; Frankena, K.; Udo, H.; Zijpp, A. van D.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 247-259
Abstract

The threat of a livestock disease outbreak or other animal health events in North America is real. However, predicting both the timing and severity of an outbreak can be extremely difficult. Animal identification and traceability programs can help limit the spread of disease. The overall objective...

Author(s)
Murphy, R. G. L.; Pendell, D. L.; Morris, D. L.; Scanga, J. A.; Belk, K. E.; Smith, G. C.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Illinois, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2008, 24, 4, pp 277-286

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