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This paper highlights the immense progress that has been made in veterinary entomology, demonstrates that highly significant pest issues persist in animal agriculture, and points out that academic programmes in veterinary entomology are in serious trouble in the USA and Canada. As examples, the...

Author(s)
Mullens, B. A.; Hinkle, N. C.; Fryxell, R. T.; Rochon, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
American Entomologist, 2018, 64, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

Health and disease are important components in the broader concept of welfare. Understanding the relationship between health and welfare requires inferences about subjective feelings such as pain and distress. Similar types of disease occur in animals and humans, and our assessment of how animals...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal welfare, 2018, Ed. 3, pp 141-159
Abstract

This issue is comprised of 10 papers covering livestock management. Topics discussed include animal-friendly housing systems, respiratory diseases in pigs, drugs used in treating pigs, fibre in the diet of pigs, udder disease prevention through good management, optimal keeping of hens, automatic...

Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2014, 95, Suppl. 2, pp 63 pp.
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A parasite fauna of cattle, sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry were investigated in the conditions of the Ararat Valley of Armenia. Total 30 parasite species have been found including 18 helminth species, 7 Protozoa ones, 4 Ixodes ticks and 1 insect species. The following ectoparasites have been...

Author(s)
Movsesyan, S. O.; Petrosyan, R. A.; Nikogosyan, M. A.; Arutyunova, L. D.; Vardanyan, M.
Publisher
All-Russian K. I. Skryabin Scientific Research Institute of Parasitology of Animals and Plants, Moscow, Russia
Citation
16th Scientific Conference on the "Theory and practice of the struggle against parasitic diseases", 19 - 20 May 2015, Moscow, Russia, 2015, pp 270-272
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The distributions of endemic tick vector species as well as the presence of species not endemic to Free State Province, South Africa, were determined during surveys or opportunistic collections from livestock, wildlife and vegetation. Amongst endemic ticks, the presence of Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Jordaan, A. J.; Nel, P. J.; Heerden, J. van; Heyne, H.; Dalen, E. M. van
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2015, 86, 1, pp Art. #1255
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to identify major health constraints of livestock, giving emphasis to cattle, sheep, goats and poultry in Ganta Afeshum district, Eastern Zone of Tigray from March 2013 to June 2013. Questionnaire survey and case observational study methods were carried out for data...

Author(s)
Berihu Haftu; Aleme Asresie; Mulata Haylom
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 174
Abstract

Seventy species of ticks are known from Australia: 14 soft ticks (family Argasidae) and 56 hard ticks (family Ixodidae). Sixteen of the 70 ticks in Australia may feed on humans and domestic animals (Barker and Walker 2014). The other 54 species of ticks in Australia feed only on wild mammals,...

Author(s)
Barker, S. C.; Walker, A. R.; Campelo, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2014, 44, 12, pp 941-953
Abstract

This issue covers the activities, events and research done during the year 2012 by the Society of Friends and Sponsors to the Veterinary Medicine at the Free University of Berlin. Some activities and topics presented are the graduation of doctorate veterinarians, conversion and modifications in...

Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Veterinärmedizin in der Hauptstadt, 2013, 13, 20/21, pp 57 pp.
Abstract

Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) are an important group of ectoparasites of vertebrates. Most species are known vectors of diseases including Lyme disease, Q fever, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. A 3-year research was conducted in Antalya, Turkey, to determine tick species composition, seasonal...

Author(s)
Koc, S.; Ayḋin, L.; Cetİn, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 7, pp 2581-2586
Abstract

A study was carried out to determine the roles, desirable traits and production performance of indigenous goats in Iramba and Kongwa districts, central Tanzania. In each district five villages were selected and 93 and 100 goat keepers were interviewed in Iramba and Kongwa districts, respectively,...

Author(s)
Chenyambuga, S. W.; Komwihangilo, D. M.; Jackson, M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 7, pp Article 118

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