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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
Abstract

Retaining features of the auroch (Bos taurus primigenius), the Lidia bovine is a primitive breed originated ∼250 yr ago in the Iberian Peninsula, where is still distributed, along with France and several American countries. Selected upon a behavior, which enhances their aggressiveness; these...

Author(s)
García Eusebi, P.; Cortés Gardyn, O.; Dunner Boxberger, S.; Cañón Ferreras, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2018, 9, 1, pp 121-134
Abstract

Oak forests around the world have been widely used to obtain firewood and produce charcoal and like other habitats have been affected by the increasing development of livestock activities. Oak forests from western Mexico are one of the five priority habitats for the conservation of birds at a...

Author(s)
Maya-Elizarrarás, E.; Schondube, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2015, 335, pp 118-128
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
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
Abstract

Animal identification by means of marking animals' bodies was first recorded 3,800 yr ago in the Code of Hammurabi, and throughout history, valuable animals such as horses have been identified to prevent thievery all over the world. Today, the reasons for identification of livestock include...

Author(s)
Bowling, M. B.; Pendell, D. L.; Morris, D. L.; Yoon, Y.; Katoh, K.; Belk, K. E.; Smith, G. C.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Illinois, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2008, 24, 4, pp 287-294
Abstract

The ancestry of New World cattle was investigated through the analysis of mitochondrial and Y chromosome variation in Creoles from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay and the United States of America. Breeds that influenced the Creoles, such as Iberian native, British and Zebu, were also studied....

Author(s)
Ginja, C.; Penedo, M. C. T.; Melucci, L.; Quiroz, J.; Martínez López, O. R.; Revidatti, M. A.; Martínez-Martínez, A.; Delgado, J. V.; Gama, L. T.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2010, 41, 2, pp 128-141
Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) represents a barrier for free trade of livestock between Mexico and the United States of America (US). In spite of efforts from Mexico to export TB-free animals, some of those found with TB lesions in slaughterhouses in the US are traced back to that country. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Milian-Suazo, F.; Harris, B.; Arriaga Díaz, C.; Romero Torres, C.; Stuber, T.; Alvarez Ojeda, G.; Morales Loredo, A.; Perez Soria, M.; Payeur, J. B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2008, 87, 3/4, pp 261-271
Abstract

Sporadic outbreaks of vesicular stomatitis (VS) in the United States result in significant economic losses for the U.S. livestock industries because VS is a reportable disease that clinically mimics foot-and-mouth disease. Rapid and accurate differentiation of these 2 diseases is critical because...

Author(s)
Wilson, W. C.; Letchworth, G. J.; Jiménez, C.; Herrero, M. V.; Navarro, R.; Paz, P.; Cornish, T. E.; Smoliga, G.; Pauszek, S. J.; Dornak, C.; George, M.; Rodriguez, L. L.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2009, 21, 2, pp 179-186
Abstract

A comprehensive computer model was developed for simulation of the population dynamics of B. microplus and B. annulatus. The model is deterministic and based on a dynamic life table with weekly time steps. The model simulates the effects of major environmental variables, such as ambient...

Author(s)
Mount, G. A.; Haile, D. G.; Davey, R. B.; Cooksey, L. M.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1991, 28, 2, pp 223-240

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