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1. Pathogenicity comparison of the SMPV-11 and attenuated mink enteritis virus F61 in mink.

Mink enteritis virus (MEV) is a major pathogen inducing acute hemorrhagic enteritis in mink. This study aims to determine the pathogenicity of the isolated MEV strain (SMPV-11) compared with the attenuated MEV strain (MEV-F61) in the mink. The two MEV strains were inoculated in the two mink groups, ...

Author(s) : Wang Yang; Hu Bo; Lu RongGuang; Ma FanShu; Lv Shuang; Zhang HaiLing; Bai Xue; Zhang Lei; Shi Ning; Li XinTong; Fan SiNing; Lian ShiZhen; Yan XiJun; Zhu YanZhu

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virus Research 2021 Vol.294

2. Finding and acquiring food.

This chapter describes grazing behaviour as an example of how feeding is organized; finding food; the ability to obtain food; meal size and food selection; the effects of disturbance on feeding; social facilitation; competition and feeding behaviour and some specific details about feeding in...

Author(s) : Broom, D. M.

Book chapter : Broom and Fraser’s domestic animal behaviour and welfare 2021 No.Ed.6 pp.108-125 ref.many

3. Nucleotide sequences of the infectious DNA clones of two mink enteritis virus isolates exhibit the diversity of the terminal palindromic sequences and predicted secondary structures.

In this study, the infectious RF-DNA clones of two mink enteritis viruses, MEV-SD1 and MEV-SD7, were constructed, which generated progeny virions and seemed to contain an almost or completely full-length genome. The genomes of MEV-SD1 and MEV-SD7 were 5162 bp and 5113 bp in length, respectively....

Author(s) : Zhu Qian; Yuan Peng; Li ZhiJuan; Diao FeiFei; Kang Shun; Li LiJuan; Jiang ShiJin; Xie ZhiJing

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virus Research 2021 Vol.305 ref.22

4. The condition of the hairline of Chinchilla lanigera after the introduction of a hydrogen antioxidant into the diet.

It was found that the inclusion of water enriched with molecular hydrogen into the diet of a long-tailed chinchilla changed the fur quality indicators. In animals of the experimental group, the guard and downy hairs were thinner than in the control group. The length of downy hair in the...

Author(s) : Panina, E.; Ivanov, A.; Petrov, D.

Publisher : EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France

Journal article; Conference paper : BIO Web of Conferences 2021 Vol.36 ref.59

5. AMDV vaccine: challenges and perspectives.

Aleutian mink disease virus (AMDV) is known to cause the most significant disease in the mink industry. It is globally widespread and manifested as a deadly plasmacytosis and hyperglobulinemia. So far, measures to control the viral spread have been limited to manual serological testing for...

Author(s) : Markarian, N. M.; Abrahamyan, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Viruses 2021 Vol.13 No.9 ref.161

6. The influence of a functional sulfur-containing food additive on the live weight of young silver-black fox.

A scheme for the use of Bioactive Keratin as a functional sulfur-containing feed additive in the technology of growing young foxes of the silver-black breed in the animal husbandry of the Saltykovsky Fur Farm was developed and substantiated. It has been shown that FS-CFA Bioactive Keratin should be ...

Author(s) : Esepenok, K. V.; Sapozhnikova, A. I.

Publisher : Redaktsiya zhurnala Zootekhniya, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Zootekhniya 2021 No.3 pp.34-37

7. Plant-eating carnivores: multispecies analysis on factors influencing the frequency of plant occurrence in obligate carnivores.

Plant-eating behavior is one of the greatest mysteries in obligate carnivores. Despite unsuitable morphological and physiological traits for plant consumption, the presence of plants in scat or stomach contents has been reported in various carnivorous species. However, researchers' interpretations...

Author(s) : Yoshimura, H.; Hirata, S.; Kinoshita, K.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Ecology and Evolution 2021 Vol.11 No.16 pp.10968-10983 ref.126

8. Welfare of animals kept for fur production.

This chapter discusses the welfare of different fur animals such as minks, ferrets, farmed foxes, coypu, raccoon dogs, chinchillas, and sables focusing on the management and production aspects.

Author(s) : Broom, D. M.

Book chapter : Broom and Fraser’s domestic animal behaviour and welfare 2021 No.Ed.6 pp.371-376 ref.many

9. The genetics and genomics of the rabbit.

The purpose of the book is to present in one location a comprehensive overview of the progress of genetics in the rabbit, with a modern vision that integrates genomics to obtain a complete picture of the state of the art and of the applications in this species, defined according to the multiple...

Book : The genetics and genomics of the rabbit 2021 pp.xvi + 341 pp.

10. Rabbit breeds and lines and genetic resources.

This chapter describes the history, geographical distribution, creation and the reproductive and productive characteristics of the different breeds and lines of domestic rabbits.

Author(s) : Boucher, S.; Garreau, H.; Boettcher, P.; Bolet, G.

Book chapter : The genetics and genomics of the rabbit 2021 pp.23-37 ref.many

11. Genetics of fibre and fur production in rabbits.

This chapter aims to present the genetics of fibre and fur production in the rabbit. It focuses first on general biology of hair covering and hair development of the rabbit. A clear understanding of the biological basis of the coat is essential for a better understanding of the genetic basis of...

Author(s) : Allain, D.

Book chapter : The genetics and genomics of the rabbit 2021 pp.104-119 ref.many

12. Effects of dietary nutrients on intestinal health and serum biochemical indexes of minks and foxes.

Minks, blue foxes and silver foxes were precious fur animals, also an important part of special livestock and poultry in China. Minks, blue foxes and silver foxes had the unique digestive tract structure and digestive and physiological characteristics, the time for chyme to pass through the...

Author(s) : Zhang TieTao; Yang FuHe; Li GuangYu; Gao XiuHua

Publisher : Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China

Journal article : Chinese Journal of Animal Nutrition 2020 Vol.32 No.10 pp.4779-4784 ref.42

13. Effects of biotin on growth of animal hair and its application.

Biotin is one kind of sulfur-containing water soluble vitamins and necessary for animal growth, which belongs to water soluble B group vitamin. Biotin is closely related to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fatty acids, proteins and nucleic acids. Due to the changes in feeding conditions, diet...

Author(s) : Lin Ying; Liu HaiYing; Zhu YanXu; Zhang XiaoYing

Publisher : Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China

Journal article : Chinese Journal of Animal Nutrition 2020 Vol.32 No.5 pp.2046-2051 ref.49

14. The analysis of chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera M.) male reproduction. The case of a leading Polish breeding farm.

Research into the chinchilla male fertility concerned mainly semen quality. Little attention has been paid to lifetime reproductive performance, essential from the economical point of view. Thus, the aim of this study was to analyze factors affecting the intensity of breeding use and lifetime...

Author(s) : Kania-Gierdziewicz, J.; Otwinowska-Mindur, A.; Bieniek, J.

Publisher : Wiley, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Animal Science Journal 2020 Vol.91 No.e13490

15. Changes into the hair cells in the mink of cage breeding under varied intensities of infestation by eimeriidoses.

This work studies indicators of commercial properties of mink skins. There have been present indicators assessing the quality of male and female caged mink skins obtained from animals with varying degrees of intensity of invasion by eimeriidoses. This study involves four experimental groups of male ...

Author(s) : Kuznetsov, Y.; Reusova, T.; Konovalov, A.; Belova, L.; Kuznetsova, N.

Publisher : TuEngr Group, Pathumtani, Thailand

Journal article : International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies 2020 Vol.11 No.16 ref.21

16. Does 'playtime' reduce stimulus-seeking and other boredom-like behaviour in laboratory ferrets?

Much environmental enrichment for laboratory animals is intended to enhance animal welfare and normalcy by providing stimulation to reduce 'boredom'. Behavioural manifestations of boredom include restless sensation-seeking behaviours combined with indicators of sub-optimal arousal. Here, we...

Author(s) : Burn, C. C.; Raffle, J.; Bizley, J. K.

Publisher : Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK

Journal article : Animal Welfare 2020 Vol.29 No.1 pp.19-26

17. Multiple paternity in American mink: using males of different color lines allows mating efficiency evaluation.

The study aimed at developing an optimal mink (Neovison vison) mating system by examining the effectiveness of multiple paternity, which was achieved by mating a female to two males of contrastingly different color lines over an interval of time within the same estrus. The hypothesis tested was...

Author(s) : Seremak, B.; Felska-Błaszczyk, L.; Dworecka-Borczyk, M.

Publisher : Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie, Szczecin, Poland

Journal article : Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Zootechnica 2020 Vol.19 No.2 pp.55-62 ref.35

18. Analysis of sperm chromatin structure in blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) and silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes).

The latest reports indicate that sperm function is significantly influenced by the chromatin structure of the sperm and the integrity of its DNA. The aim of the study was to determine the level of condensation in the chromatin structure of fresh semen and the degree of damage to the DNA chain in...

Author(s) : Kuchta-Gładysz, M.; Andraszek, K.; Szeleszczuk, O.; Niedbała, P.; Otwinowska-Mindur, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Livestock Science 2020 Vol.231 ref.many

19. The suitability of using broiler rabbit leathers in gloves and footwear manufacturing.

The aim of the study was to learn about the structure of broiler rabbit skins, with the possibility of using them as dressing for gloves and shoe uppers. The histological structure, organoleptic and rheological properties of leathers such as tensile and puncture strength, energy state based on...

Author(s) : Zapletal, P.; Bierowiec-Widórek, K.; Czerniejewska-Surma, B.; Maj, D.

Publisher : Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Journal article : World Rabbit Science 2020 Vol.28 No.4 pp.239-250 ref.47

20. The prevalence of Salmonella spp. in two Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) farms in Poland.

The objective of the study was to determine the occurrence of Salmonella spp. infections in two Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) farms in Poland, and to analyse the correlations between animals that tested positive for Salmonella spp. and breeding results. Faecal samples were taken from 1094 clinically...

Author(s) : Siemionek, J.; Przywara, K.; Szczerba-Turek, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2020 Vol.10 No.9 ref.30

21. Disease overview of the urinary tract in exotic companion mammals and tips on clinical management.

Diseases of the urinary tract are reviewed, covering infectious (bacterial, viral, parasitic), degenerative, congenital, metabolic, nutritional, neoplastic, obstructive, and toxic causes. Some clinical presentations and diagnostic procedures are described for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs,...

Author(s) : Reavill, D. R.; Lennox, A. M.

Publisher : Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 2020 Vol.23 No.1 pp.169-193 ref.89

22. The history of farm foxes undermines the animal domestication syndrome.

The Russian Farm-Fox Experiment is the best known experimental study in animal domestication. By subjecting a population of foxes to selection for tameness alone, Dimitry Belyaev generated foxes that possessed a suite of characteristics that mimicked those found across domesticated species. This...

Author(s) : Lord, K. A.; Larson, G.; Coppinger, R. P.; Karlsson, E. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Trends in Ecology & Evolution 2020 Vol.35 No.2 pp.125-136 ref.90

23. Rock formation in the Yakut horse breeding.

In the world community, there are no analogues of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for animal husbandry as an independently functioning system in the Circumpolar region. Breeding and breeding of native breeds of animals (Yakut cattle, horses and reindeer) in the coldest region of the earth's land is ...

Author(s) : Hompodoeva, U. V.; Ivanov, R. V.

Publisher : Redaktsiya zhurnala Zootekhniya, Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Zootekhniya 2020 No.5 pp.5-9

24. Development of an integrated approach to assessing the sanitary quality of feed for fur-bearing animals.

In the article a brief description of new analytical methods for the indirect determination of bacterial contamination of the finished feed mixture and dry feed for fur-bearing animals by the level of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and ammonia are provided. The prospects for their use in comparison...

Author(s) : Beketov, S. V.; Kozlov, A. V.; Gorbunov, O. V.; Golovacheva, N. A.

Publisher : EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France

Journal article; Conference paper : BIO Web of Conferences 2020 Vol.17 ref.10

25. Evaluation of growth curve models for body weight in American mink.

Modelling the growth curves of animals is important for optimizing the management and efficiency of animal production; however, little is known about the growth curves in American mink (Neovison vison). The study evaluated the performances of four three-parameter (Logistic, Gompertz, von...

Author(s) : Duy Ngoc Do; Miar, Y.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2020 Vol.10 No.1 pp.22 ref.41