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The objectives of this study were to: (1) evaluate the relationship of the angle formed between the left and right sides of the rump with body condition score (BCS) in cattle; and (2) develop an objective tool to select cows for timed artificial insemination (TAI) based on their BCS. In Experiment...

Author(s)
Pfeifer, L. F. M.; Castro, N. A.; Neves, P. M. A.; Cestaro, J. P.; Siqueira, L. G. B.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2017, 197, pp 82-87
Abstract

Background: With dense genotyping, many choices exist for methods to detect quantitative trait loci (QTL) in livestock populations. However, no across-species study has been conducted on the performance of different methods using real data. We compared three methods that correct for relatedness...

Author(s)
Legarra, A.; Croiseau, P.; Sanchez, M. P.; Teyssèdre, S.; Sallé, G.; Allais, S.; Fritz, S.; Moreno, C. R.; Ricard, A.; Elsen, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2015, 47, 6, pp (12 February 2015)
Abstract

Uterine luminal pH has been demonstrated to be a valid indicator of uterine health in species such as cattle and sheep. However, research regarding uterine luminal pH in equines is lacking. The objectives of this study were to assess uterine luminal pH in mares during the estrous cycle, and...

Author(s)
Thompson, R. L.; Gunn, A. J.; Stephen, C. P.; Ip, H.; Brookes, V. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 117, pp 7-15
Abstract

Deer, particularly white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), damage row crops such as soybean (Glycine max L.) and are a perceived problem in the continental US. Currently, the only widely used technique to control deer from crop browsing is establishment of fences, which is expensive, labor...

Author(s)
Yue ZiMing; Tseng TeMing; Lashley, M.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2018, 9, 2, pp 266-280
Abstract

Gastrointestinal nematode parasites are important pathogens of all domesticated livestock species. Fecal egg counts (FEC) are routinely used for evaluating anthelmintic efficacy and for making targeted anthelmintic treatment decisions. Numerous FEC techniques exist and vary in precision and...

Author(s)
Paras, K. L.; George, M. M.; Vidyashankar, A. N.; Kaplan, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 257, pp 21-27
Abstract

The aim of this survey was to estimate the apparent herd-level and animal-level prevalences, as well as to identify risk factors and spatial clustering of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) positive herds in the state of Paraíba, semiarid of Brazil. The state was divided into three sampling strata:...

Author(s)
Bezerra, C. S.; Cargnelutti, J. F.; Sauthier, J. T.; Weiblen, R.; Flores, E. F.; Alves, C. J.; Clementino, I. J.; Santos, C. S. A. B.; Azevedo, S. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 160, pp 68-75
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Animal species identification has received growing attention, regarding genetic diversity and food traceability. The objective of this study is to apply a universal primer of part of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene analysis using the PCR-RFLP and HRM methods for identification of species origin in ...

Author(s)
Klomtong, P.; Phasuk, Y.; Duangjinda, M.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2016, 16, 2, pp 415-424
Abstract

Identification of the animal source of leather is difficult using traditional methods, including microscopic observation and PCR. In the present study, a LC-MS method was developed for detecting interspecies differences in the amino acid sequence of type I collagen, which is a major component of...

Author(s)
Kumazawa, Y.; Taga, Y.; Iwai, K.; Koyama, Y.
Publisher
American Chemical Society, Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2016, 64, 30, pp 6051-6057
Abstract

Learn effective animal handling and restraint techniques! Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals, 2nd Edition describes each procedure with two to eight photos showing the exact steps needed to achieve safe restraint. A chapter is devoted to each domestic animal species, including cats,...

Author(s)
Sheldon, C. C.; Sonsthagen, T.; Topel, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal restraint for veterinary professionals, 2016, Ed. 2, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

The use of preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) in reproductive medicine and animal production has increased significantly in the last few years. Preimplantation genetic testing starts with the collection of a few cells from the embryo and continues with the genetic analysis of the DNA in the...

Author(s)
Herrera, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2016, 41, pp 29-34

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