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In Spain, the national bovine tuberculosis (bTB) eradication program is based on yearly skin testing of every ≥6 weeks old animal using the single or comparative tuberculin test and parallel use of the interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) assay as an ancillary diagnostic test in infected herds. There are...

Author(s)
Cruz, M. L. de la; Branscum, A. J.; Nacar, J.; Pages, E.; Pozo, P.; Perez, A.; Grau, A.; Saez, J. L.; Juan, L. de; Diaz, R.; Minguez, O.; Alvarez, J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, September, pp 229
Abstract

In Spain, despite years of efforts to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB), the disease is still endemic, with some areas of high prevalence. In this context, the surveillance and control plans may need to be re-evaluated, and understanding the dynamics of bTB spread within Spanish herds may help to ...

Author(s)
Ciaravino, G.; García-Saenz, A.; Cabras, S.; Allepuz, A.; Casal, J.; García-Bocanegra, I.; Koeijer, A. de; Gubbins, S.; Sáez, J. L.; Cano-Terriza, D.; Napp, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Epidemics, 2018, 23, pp 110-120
Abstract

Renewed interest in heat stress effects on livestock productivity derives from climate change, which is expected to increase temperatures and the frequency of extreme weather events. This study aimed at evaluating the effect of temperature and humidity on milk production in highly selected dairy ...

Author(s)
Carabaño, M. J.; Logar, B.; Bormann, J.; Minet, J.; Vanrobays, M. L.; Díaz, C.; Tychon, B.; Gengler, N.; Hammami, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2016, 99, 5, pp 3798-3814
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Viguria, M.; Sanz-Cobeña, A.; Alberdi, O.; López, D. M.; Arriaga, H.; Vallejo, A.; Merino, P.
Publisher
Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, Portugal
Citation
Proceedings of the 18th Nitrogen Workshop - The Nitrogen Challenge: Building a Blueprint for Nitrogen Use and Efficiency and Food Security. Lisbon, Portugal 30 June - 3 July, 2014, 2014, pp 349-350
Abstract

Livestock breed-related public good functions are often used to justify support for endangered breed conservation despite the fact that little is known about such non-market values. We show how stated preference techniques can be used to assess the non-market values that people place on livestock...

Author(s)
Martin-Collado, D.; Diaz, C.; Drucker, A. G.; Carabaño, M. J.; Zander, K. K.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2014, 8, 8, pp 1373-1381
Abstract

Early detection of an infectious disease incursion will minimize the impact of outbreaks in livestock. Syndromic surveillance based on the analysis of readily available data can enhance traditional surveillance systems and allow veterinary authorities to react in a timely manner. This study was...

Author(s)
Torres, G.; Ciaravino, V.; Ascaso, S.; Flores, V.; Romero, L.; Simón, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 119, 3/4, pp 216-221
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The aim of this study was to evaluate methods for genomic evaluation of the Spanish Holstein population as an initial step toward the implementation of routine genomic evaluations. This study provides a description of the population structure of progeny tested bulls in Spain at the genomic level...

Author(s)
Jiménez-Montero, J. A.; González-Recio, O.; Alenda, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2013, 96, 1, pp 625-634
Abstract

Six morphometric traits (height at withers, height at rump, chest depth, width at hips, width at pins and rump length) were analysed to characterise from a breed point of view 518 females from four autochthonous Andalusian cattle breeds (Berrenda en Colorado, Berrenda en Negro, Cárdena Andaluza and ...

Author(s)
Rodero, E.; González, A.; Luque, M.; Herrera, M.; Gutiérrez-Estrada, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Livestock Science, 2012, 143, 2/3, pp 226-232
Abstract

Background: Fasciola hepatica infection still remains one of the helminthic neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). It has a huge worldwide distribution, affecting mainly cattle and, sometimes, human beings. In addition to data reported about the immunological response induced by helminthic infections...

Author(s)
Rojas-Caraballo, J.; López-Abán, J.; Fernández-Soto, P.; Vicente, B.; Collía, F.; Muro, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 8, pp e0134910
Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine and compare the trends of mastitis pathogens in quarter milk samples (n=240,232) submitted for microbiological examination at the Milk Analysis Laboratory (L.I.G.A.L.) at Galicia, Spain from June 2005 to September 2011. Autoregressive Integrated Moving...

Author(s)
Fernández, G.; Barreal, M. L.; Pombo, M. B.; Ginzo-Villamayor, M. J.; González-Manteiga, W.; Prieto, A.; Lago, N.; González-Palencia, J.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 2013, 37, 4, pp 259-267

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