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1. The influence of the sex and height at the withers on pelvis size of donkeys in Austria.

During the recent decades, the donkey, as an ever-employed labour animal, is slowly but steadily losing its value. The agricultural industrialization, mechanization of many processes at the mountain and valley farms led to rejection of the donkeys as a livestock. This reduction in donkey numbers...

Author(s) : Urošević, M.; Drobnjak, D.; Vlaeva, R.; Dameski, P.; Stanišić, G.

Publisher : Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Journal article : Trakia Journal of Sciences 2021 Vol.19 No.1 pp.70-76 ref.14

2. Effect of calf gender on milk composition, reproductive hormones and serum biochemical parameters of female dromedary camel.

Arabian dromedary camels received little interest compared to other domestic animals. Literature data about factors affecting camel's milk composition and serum biochemical profile are limited and not sufficient. In the present study a total of 60 milk samples (Three milk samples were collected...

Author(s) : Zakaria, A. M.; Mohamed, R. H.

Publisher : Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria

Journal article : International Journal of Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.10 No.1 pp.47-50 ref.37

3. Intensification and driving forces of pastoralism in Northern China 5.7 ka ago.

Initiation and development of pastoralism in northern China, and the mechanisms involved, are poorly understood. Here we use analyses of Sporormiella-type coprophilous fungal spores in a well-dated sediment core from Lake Gonghai in northern China, together with other sequences of fungal spores to...

Author(s) : Huang XiaoZhong; Zhang Jun; Ren LeLe; Zhang ShengRui; Chen FaHu

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Geophysical Research Letters 2021 Vol.48 No.7

4. Skin diseases in donkeys and mules - an update.

The skin of donkeys and mules represents a promising source of income; however, cultural, productive, and infectious factors can directly interfere with the quality of the integumentary tissue and well-being of these species. The objective of this study is to present a literature review on equine...

Author(s) : Lima, T. S.; Silva, R. A. F.; Pereira, R. M. F.; Soares, K. L.; Santos, N. T. A.; Sousa, M. S.; Mendonça, F. S.; Lucena, R. B.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.1 ref.51

5. Drivers of elephant tourism in Thailand.

This chapter details the development of elephant tourism in Thailand. Following a logging ban enacted by the government in 1989, in response to devastating floods and loss of life brought about by unsustainable logging practices, elephants used in logging and their mahouts suddenly found themselves ...

Author(s) : Rittichainuwat, B.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.

Book chapter : The elephant tourism business 2021 pp.51-63 ref.44

6. The effectiveness of elephant welfare regulations in India.

This chapter describes the current situation of elephants used in tourism in Kerala and Rajasthan in India and the effectiveness of existing welfare regulations.

Author(s) : Sumanth Bindumadhav; Alokparna Sengupta; Shilpa Mahbubani

Book chapter : The elephant tourism business 2021 pp.149-159 ref.12

7. Elephant tourism, the ABTA Animal Welfare Guidelines.

This chapter describes the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) welfare guidelines for the nutrition, environment, physical health and behaviour of captive elephants used in the tourism industry.

Author(s) : Jenkinson, C.

Book chapter : The elephant tourism business 2021 pp.170-176 ref.13

8. Modernizing human-elephant interactions.

This chapter describes the history and evolution of the human-elephant relationship in terms of regulations, behaviour, health, welfare, attitudes and tourism.

Author(s) : McLean, A.

Book chapter : The elephant tourism business 2021 pp.219-231 ref.34

9. Chronic collateral sesamoidean desmopathy in draft horses: magnetic resonance imaging and histopathological findings.

Desmopathy of the collateral sesamoidean ligament (CSL) is an unusual disorder in draft horses. This study records the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of chronic CSL desmopathy in eight draft horses and confirms these features by histopathology. The recorded chronic CSL desmopathy has...

Author(s) : Abu-Seida, A. M.; Elemmawy, Y. M.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.98

10. Ultrasonographic study of the plantar region of the hindlimb in a pure breed Catalan donkey.

Although some studies of morphometric measurements by ultrasound in asses have been reported, few surveys of the measurements and proportions of plantar flexor tendons in the metatarsal region of donkeys are available in the literature. Topographic anatomy of the tendons and ligaments in healthy...

Author(s) : Parés-Casanova, P. M.; Junquera-Muñoz, L.

Publisher : Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Journal article : Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 2021 Vol.27 No.3 pp.604-607 ref.15

11. Bovine cryptosporidiosis: advances in disease prevention.

Foreign Title :Criptosporidiosi bovina: progressi nella prevenzione della malattia.

Author(s) : Rodier, S.; Rondi, Q.; Eppinga, M.; Schmitt-van de Leemput, E.

Publisher : Point Veterinaire Italie s.r.l., Milan, Italy

Journal article : Settimana Veterinaria 2021 No.1189 pp.31-32, 34, 36

12. Long term study of declining animal usage in Indian agriculture.

Traditionally in Indian agriculture draught animals enables farmers to increase agricultural production and improve the quality of life but in recent decades there has been a trend towards replacing draught animals with farm tractors. There is rapid shift from animal to tractor power but the...

Author(s) : Shrivastava, A. K.; Khandelwal, N. K.; Dubey, R. K.; Guru, P. K.

Publisher : International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Sapporo, Japan

Journal article : Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.109-114 ref.19

13. Cattle feeding experiment and chopping device parameter determination for mechanized harvesting of forage rape crop.

Forage rape crop, which uses the immature plant leaf and stem of a hybrid rape crop (Brassica napus L.) with low erucic acid and glucosinolate to feed livestock, is an innovative fresh-fed feed material with the advantages of high yield, low cost, rich nutrients, and vigorous growth in winter. In...

Author(s) : Wan XingYu; Liao QingXi; Jiang YaJun; Liao YiTao

Publisher : American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, USA

Journal article : Transactions of the ASABE 2021 Vol.64 No.2 pp.715-725

14. Sarcoid in the lower eyelid due to bovine papillomavirus-2 in a donkey (Equus asinus).

Sarcoid tumors were described by means of histopathological and molecular procedures in a 5-year-old donkey. Histopathological examination showed epithelial changes including hyperkeratosis, epithelial hyperplasia, koilocytosis, and rete peg formation. Neoplastic fibroblastic cells were plumb,...

Author(s) : Eroksuz, Y.; Abaylı, H.; Canpolat, I.; Incılı, C. A.; Karabulut, B.; Tanrısever, M.; Beytut, E.

Publisher : Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Univerziteta u Beogradu, Belgrade, Serbia

Journal article : Acta Veterinaria (Beograd) 2021 Vol.71 No.1 pp.131-136 ref.16

15. Nursing care of geriatric donkeys.

Many donkeys are now kept as pets rather than working animals. This means they often live longer, with many now reaching 20-years-old and being classed as geriatric. These donkeys often require specialist treatment and management, as they are prone to certain conditions such as dental disease and...

Author(s) : Rippingale, M.

Publisher : MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK

Journal article : UK-Vet Equine 2021 Vol.5 No.5 pp.222-224

16. An overview of Alxa Bactrian camel, camel milk and meat.

Alxa Bactrian camel is the world's major camel species and is a valuable camel germplasm resource. In this paper, the domestication history of Alxa Bactrian camel and the research status of camel milk and meat products were reviewed. Furthermore, the composition and content of amino acids in camel...

Author(s) : Yang YongGing; Wang WenXi; Li GuoYin; Zhang XinXin; Nie Jing; Shana; Shi Pei

Publisher : Inner Mongolia Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Science, Hohhot, China

Journal article : Animal Husbandry and Feed Science (Inner Mongolia) 2021 Vol.42 No.2 pp.109-113, 120 ref.36

17. Crotalaria spectabilis poisoning in horses fed contaminating oats.

The present report describes the clinical and pathological changes induced by the consumption of oats contaminated with Crotalaria spectabilis seeds by horses. Eighty horses were exposed to oats containing 10 g/kg of C. spectabilis seeds with 0.46% pyrrolizidine alkaloids, and 21 horses died within ...

Author(s) : Santos Carneiro Lacerda, M. dos; Wilson, T. M.; Argenta, V. L. de S.; Araújo Pinto, É. G. de; Almeida e Macêdo, J. T. S.; Soto-Blanco, B.; Keller, K. M.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; Câmara, A. C. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Toxicon 2021 Vol.197 pp.6-11

18. Horse foraging behavior detection using sound recognition techniques and artificial intelligence.

Wearable sensing technologies can be used for precision livestock production and to study foraging strategies to better understand the relationships between herbivores, vegetation, and landscape. In this context, monitoring grazing behavior (i.e. chew and bite events) can provide critical...

Author(s) : Nunes, L.; Ampatzidis, Y.; Costa, L.; Wallau, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 2021 Vol.183

19. A fast PCR test for the simultaneous identification of species and gender in horses, donkeys, mules and hinnies.

Having considered that the current methods are costly and time-consuming, we designed an only 3 pairs primer-based PCR test to accurately identify the species and gender in horses, donkeys, mules and hinnies. Through a thorough sequence comparison between horse and donkey's highly similar genomes,...

Author(s) : Wang XiSheng; Bou, G.; Zhang XinZhuang; Tao Li; Shen YingChao; Na RiGa; Liu GuiQin; Ren Hong; Ren XiuJuan; Song LianJie; Su ShaoFeng; Bai DongYi; Zhao YiPing; Li Bei; Dugarjaviin, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.102

20. The need for recognition of practical animal welfare as a profession.

This introductory chapter describes the contents of the other chapters in this book, including the scientific theories and principles that underpin human behaviour and systemic change to enhance companion, farm, working and wild animal welfare, and the realities in practice, based on the work...

Author(s) : Sommerville, R.

Book chapter : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.1-19 ref.28

21. Animal welfare: the human element.

This chapter explores the different elements of human behaviour change and illustrates why there is an increasing emphasis in the animal welfare field on learning about human and animal behaviour.

Author(s) : Rogers, S.; White, J.

Book chapter : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.20-34 ref.10

22. From stakeholder education to engagement, using strategies from social science.

This chapter describes the challenges that arise when animal practitioners attempt to address the public regarding animal welfare rely on one-way education alone. Animal practitioners may benefit from a reimagining of what effective public engagement to improve animal welfare may look like.

Author(s) : Ventura, B.; Fjæran, E. H.

Book chapter : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.35-47 ref.42

23. It takes a village: community engagement for sustainable animal welfare.

This describes key principles, frameworks, practical guidance and real-life examples of community engagement for sustainable animal welfare in order to assist animal welfare practitioners.

Author(s) : Liszewski, M.

Book chapter : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.48-64 ref.15

24. The animals powering the world: promoting working animal welfare in resource-poor contexts.

This chapter will explore the welfare challenges working animals face and how to ameliorate these through the application of animal welfare science and supporting others to develop this knowledge.

Author(s) : Brown, A. F.

Book chapter : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.141-160 ref.46

25. Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare.

This 183-paged book covers ways to improve welfare in situations where there is no large corporate buyer to enforce standards. Many of the chapters in the book cover working equids or village dogs. This requires a totally different approach compared to working with corporate supply managers. Many...

Book : Changing human behaviour to enhance animal welfare 2021 pp.xvi + 183 pp. ref.15