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Milk and meat from cattle and buffaloes contribute 45% of the global animal protein supply, followed by chickens (31%), and pigs (20%). In 2016, the global cattle population of 1.0 billion head produced 6.5 billion tons of cows' milk, and 66 million tons of beef. In the past century, cattle...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Transgenic Research, 2019, 28, Suppl. 2, pp 93-100
Abstract

Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, and food systems are a crucial point in the epidemiology of these resistances. Among antimicrobials, critically important ones are therapeutic drugs that should be primarily safeguarded to allow successful outcomes against important...

Author(s)
Antonelli, P.; Belluco, S.; Mancin, M.; Losasso, C.; Ricci, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2019, 126, pp 59-67
Abstract

The genus Pestivirus, which belongs to the family Flaviviridae, includes ssRNA+ viruses responsible for infectious diseases in swine, cattle, sheep, goats, and other domestic and wild animals. Recently, several putative pestiviruses species have been discovered and characterized in mammalian...

Author(s)
Gatto, I. R. H.; Sonálio, K.; Oliveira, L. G. de
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, February, pp 35
Abstract

Background: Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is a pestivirus that affects cattle production worldwide and that can infect other ungulates such as cervids and even wild boar (Sus scrofa). It is believed that domestic livestock can become infected through contact with wild animals, though it is...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Prieto, V.; Kukielka, D.; Rivera-Arroyo, B.; Martínez-López, B.; Heras, A. I. de las; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.; Vicente, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2016, 12, 11, pp (14 January 2016)
Abstract

Pneumonia is an important issue for sheep production, leading to reduced growth rate and a predisposition to pleurisy. The objective of this study was to identify loci associated with pneumonic lesions and pleurisy in New Zealand progeny test lambs. The lungs from 3,572 progeny-test lambs were...

Author(s)
McRae, K. M.; Rowe, S. J.; Baird, H. J.; Bixley, M. J.; Clarke, S. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 96, 11, pp 4512-4520
Abstract

The use of antibiotics in livestock production is coming under growing criticism. Beside overall antimicrobial use, specific substances listed by the WHO as "highest priority critically important antimicrobials" (HPCIAs) - these include fluoroguinolones, macrolides, 3rd and 4th generation...

Author(s)
Obritzhauser, W.; Trauffler, M.; Raith, J.; Kopacka, I.; Fuchs, K.; Köfer, J.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2016, 129, 5/6, pp 185-195
Abstract

Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) serotypes C and D are responsible for cattle botulism, a fatal paralytic disease that results in great economic losses in livestock production. Vaccination is the main approach to prevent cattle botulism. However, production of commercially available vaccines (toxoids)...

Author(s)
Moreira, C., Jr.; Cunha, C. E. P. da; Moreira, G. M. S. G.; Mendonça, M.; Salvarani, F. M.; Moreira, Â. N.; Conceição, F. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Anaerobe, 2016, 40, pp 58-62
AbstractFull Text

These proceedings presents papers submitted at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) conference held in Orlando, Florida, USA last 18-22 January 2014. Topics of papers focused on the different areas of veterinary medicine focusing on the production, feeding, reproduction, diagnosis,...

Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 18-22 January 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 28, Large Animal, 2014, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Background: Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is a pathogen of domestic and wildlife animals worldwide and is associated with several diseases. In China, there are many reports about genotyping of BVDV strains originated from cattle and pigs, and some of them focused on the geographical...

Author(s)
Mao Li; Li WenLiang; Yang LeiLei; Wang JianHui; Cheng SuPing; Wei Yong; Wang QiuSheng; Zhang WenWen; Hao Fei; Ding YongLong; Sun YinHua; Jiang JieYuan
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2016, 12, 181, pp (5 September 2016)
Abstract

Immunisation by administration of antibodies (immunoglobulins) has been known for more than one hundred years as a very efficient means of obtaining immediate, short-lived protection against infection and/or against the disease-causing effects of toxins from microbial pathogens and from other...

Author(s)
Hedegaard, C. J.; Heegaard, P. M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2016, 174, pp 50-63

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