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Aims: This study investigated the occurrence and genetic diversity of Enterobacteriaceae with extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-, AmpC- and carbapenemase-mediated resistance in British beef cattle, and related risk factors. Methods and results: Faecal samples (n=776) were obtained from farms in...

Author(s)
Velasova, M.; Smith, R. P.; Lemma, F.; Horton, R. A.; Duggett, N. A.; Evans, J.; Tongue, S. C.; Anjum, M. F.; Randall, L. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2019, 126, 4, pp 1081-1095
Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare standard visual methods with infrared thermography combined with a program that contrasted points in the image analysis for automatic counting of ectoparasites (ticks and horn flies) in cattle under pasture conditions. Twenty Holstein cows, 10 Devon cows and 10...

Author(s)
Cortivo, P. D.; Dias, E.; Barcellos, J. O. J.; Peripolli, V.; Costa, J. B. G., Jr.; Dallago, B. S. L.; McManus, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2016, 127, pp 413-417
Abstract

Disease maps are important tools in the management of disease. By communicating risk, disease maps can help raise awareness of disease and encourage farmers and veterinarians to employ best practice to eliminate the spread of disease. However, despite the importance of disease maps in communicating ...

Author(s)
Enticott, G.; Mitchell, A.; Wint, W.; Tait, N.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, January, pp 230
Abstract

Dairy farming is one the most important sectors of United Kingdom (UK) agriculture. It faces major challenges due to climate change, which will have direct impacts on dairy cows as a result of heat stress. In the absence of adaptations, this could potentially lead to considerable milk loss. Using...

Author(s)
Fodor, N.; Foskolos, A.; Topp, C. F. E.; Moorby, J. M.; Pásztor, L.; Foyer, C. H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197076
Abstract

A review of livestock and manure management across the UK was undertaken as part of a wider study of important factors impacting on greenhouse and other gaseous emissions from agriculture. All major livestock sectors were covered by the review, but only data on cattle manure are reported in this...

Author(s)
Smith, K. A.; Williams, A. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Soil Use and Management, 2016, 32, s1, pp 73-82
Abstract

Salmonellosis is a disease present in the cattle herds of England with clinical presentations such as abortion storms that can have devastating farm-level economic consequences. Using farm-specific costs and revenues, a partial budget analysis estimated the economic impact of a Salmonella outbreak. ...

Author(s)
Damaso, A. F.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2016, 4, 2, pp e000359
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis can cause tuberculosis (TB) in social mammals including lions, cattle and man, but canine infections are considered rare. In 2016/17 we investigated a M. bovis TB outbreak in a pack of approximately 180 Foxhounds within the bovine TB Edge Area of England. We employed a...

Author(s)
O'Halloran, C.; Hope, J. C.; Dobromylskyj, M.; Burr, P.; McDonald, K.; Rhodes, S.; Roberts, T.; Dampney, R.; Rua-Domenech, R. de la; Robinson, N.; Gunn-Moore, D. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 6, pp 1872-1884
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis is a disease of historical importance to human health in the UK that remains a major animal health and economic issue. Control of the disease in cattle is complicated by the presence of a reservoir species, the Eurasian badger. In spite of uncertainty in the degree to which ...

Author(s)
Smith, C. M.; Downs, S. H.; Mitchell, A.; Hayward, A. C.; Fry, H.; Comber, S. C. le
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 11, pp e0142710
Abstract

The body size indices (including body height, body length, heart girth, and body weight) were determined with Qinchuan cows, the first generation of South Devon cattle × Qinchuan cow (NQFl) and the first generation of Simmental × Qinchuan cow (XQFl) in Lingtai county of Gansu province, China,...

Author(s)
Zan LinSen; Zhu JinSheng; Xin YaPing
Publisher
Northwestern Agricultural University, China Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Association, Yangling, China
Citation
China Cattle Science, 2013, 39, 6, pp 11-15
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veal calves.

This chapter presents the techniques applied by farmers to produce veal calves with whiter flesh or meat. Focus is given on intensive farming techniques, its advantages and disadvantages and economic and animal welfare issues.

Author(s)
Harrison, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642840)
Type
Book chapter

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