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1. Special Issue: Livestock production and dual-purpose cropping systems.

This special issue contains 13 articles that discuss livestock and food production, and on the social and economic issues that influence primary producers, focusing on livestock production and cropping systems.

Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia

Journal issue : Animal Production Science 2021 Vol.61 No.11 pp.i-1201

2. No iron supplementation required for free-range animals.

Foreign Title :Non necessaria l'integrazione di ferro per gli animali allevati all'aperto.

Author(s) : Rémond, M.

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

Journal article : Settimana Veterinaria 2021 No.1195 pp.30-30 ref.1

3. Increased climate variability and sedentarization in Tanzania: health and nutrition implications on pastoral communities of Mvomero and Handeni districts, Tanzania.

African pastoralists are undergoing significant changes in livelihood strategies, from predominantly mobile pastoralism to agro-pastoralism in which both livestock raising and cultivation of crops are practiced, to agro-pastoralism combined with wage labor and petty trade. These changes often...

Author(s) : Ripkey, C.; Little, P. D.; Dominguez-Salas, P.; Kinabo, J.; Mwanri, A.; Girard, A. W.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.many

4. Can agroecology improve food security and nutrition? A review.

Agroecology increasingly has gained scientific and policy recognition as having potential to address environmental and social issues within food production, but concerns have been raised about its implications for food security and nutrition, particularly in low-income countries. This review paper...

Author(s) : Bezner Kerr, R.; Madsen, S.; Stüber, M.; Liebert, J.; Enloe, S.; Borghino, N.; Parros, P.; Mutyambai, D. M.; Prudhon, M.; Wezel, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

5. Policy effects on the sustainability of animal breeding.

Sustainability in animal breeding can be understood as continuous availability of breeding animals and their germinal products for commercial production, that now and in the future, meet the requirements of a broad range of stakeholders: breeders, farmers, livestock keepers, producers, consumers...

Author(s) : Martyniuk, E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.many

6. Risk assessment of toxic hydrogen sulfide concentrations on swine farms.

Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic gas, causing many lethal accidents in farming environment. Until now, the understanding of the interactive impact of different variables on hydrogen sulfide concentrations on swine farms has been limited. The risk of high hydrogen sulfide concentrations has not...

Author(s) : Brglez, Š.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.312

7. On-campus trainings on pig farming: analysis of knowledge gain.

To know the impact of scientific trainings on pig farming in terms of knowledge gain, 140 farmers belonging to diverse backgrounds from various on campus trainings were selected randomly and interviewed with a pre-structured questionnaire both at the start as well as at the end of training course....

Author(s) : Madhu Shelly; Verma, H. K.

Publisher : College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Utrecht, India

Journal article : Haryana Veterinarian 2021 Vol.60 No.1 pp.29-32 ref.4

8. How two concurrent pandemics put a spoke in the wheel of intensive pig production.

Implications: Intensive pig production is an example of a cost-efficient production system: an optimized meat chain with highly specialized links. External factors, such as the COVID-19 and African swine fever pandemics, are having an immense impact on the chain and farmers' income. These crises...

Author(s) : Millet, S.; Smet, S. de; Knol, E. F.; Bee, G.; Trevisi, P.; Vigors, S.; Nilsson, K.; Meensel, J. van

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.14-18 ref.24

9. Facts and thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected animal agriculture in Argentina.

On March 20, 2020, a strict nationwide quarantine was announced. The number of infected people and deaths grow daily, and the general impact on welfare and economy is notorious. Supply chains have suffered because of national and regional lockdowns, but auctions and direct sales of beef cattle...

Author(s) : Arelovich, H. M.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.28-32 ref.14

10. Shifting governance cooperatively - coordination by public discourses in the German water-food nexus.

In face of the interdependencies between policy areas in the management of common pool resources, studying nexus challenges is insightful for the exploration of new governance strategies. This includes the co-occurrence of and the interaction between different governance modes. We put forward the...

Author(s) : Vogeler, C. S.; Möck, M.; Bandelow, N. C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.286 ref.49

11. Influence of rearing on pork quality.

More than a billion pigs are reared and slaughtered in the world every year, the vast majority of which are reared in intensive conditions. The composition and quality of pork are influenced by the breed, feeding system, breeding conditions and age and weight of pigs before slaughter. In intensive...

Foreign Title :Utjecaj uzgoja na kvalitetu mesa svinja.

Author(s) : Petranović, Z.; Cvrtila, Ž.; Mikuš, T.

Publisher : Zadružna Štampa, Zagreb, Croatia

Journal article : Meso 2021 Vol.23 No.2 pp.155-160 ref.33

12. Feralization: confronting the complexity of domestication and evolution.

Feral populations, those which successfully persist outside of cultivation or husbandry, provide unique opportunities to study the genomic impacts of domestication and local adaptation. We argue that by leveraging genomic resources designed for domestic counterparts, powerful phylogenetic and...

Author(s) : Mabry, M. E.; Rowan, T. N.; Pires, J. C.; Decker, J. E.

Publisher : Cell Press, Cambridge, USA

Journal article : Trends in Genetics 2021 Vol.37 No.4 pp.302-305 ref.12

13. Disentangling the multidimensional relationship between livestock breeds and ecosystem services.

There is an increasing interest in assessing livestock breed contributions to ecosystem services (ES) and including this knowledge in decision making. However, this task has been limited due to the complexity of the multidimensional relationship between livestock diversity and ecosystem services....

Author(s) : Velado-Alonso, E.; Gómez-Sal, A.; Bernués, A.; Martín-Collado, D.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.9 ref.94

14. Reproductive management of rams and ram lambs during the pre-breeding season in US sheep farms.

In sheep farms, achieving economic and productive efficiency and sustainability goals is directly related with the reproductive management of the animals. Genetically, the male contribution to the offspring is 50%, but in practical terms, there is a greater potential impact of the ram on...

Author(s) : Maquivar, M. G.; Smith, S. M.; Busboom, J. R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.9 ref.74

15. Pigeon in Konya province folklore: 2. breeding.

In this study, it was aimed to verbal, written and visual data, which are folkloric characteristics of pigeon breeding in Konya, by bringing it into the literature and contribute to the Turkish folklore. The material of the study was composed of the information obtained from 28 source persons,...

Foreign Title :Konya ili folklorunda güvercin: 2. yetiştiricilik.

Author(s) : Çelik, E.; Yaşar, A.; Daniş, E. M.

Publisher : Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Journal article : Kocatepe Veterinary Journal 2021 Vol.14 No.3 pp.316-324 ref.22

16. Biomarkers of health and animal welfare in cattle: objective and quantitative indicators.

Foreign Title :Biomarcadores de salud y bienestar animal en vacuno: indicadores objetivos y cuantitativos.

Author(s) : Piñeiro, M.; Razquin, P.

Publisher : Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Saragossa, Spain

Journal article : Albéitar 2021 No.246 pp.26-28, 30

17. Assessment of animal welfare in livestock: scientifi c evidence, existing protocols, and various implementations.

The veterinarian plays a major role in improving the welfare of farm animals, which is a major issue in animal production. The aim of this article is to present scientifi cally validated protocols, to explain how these protocols were designed, and to explain the integration of these protocols in...

Foreign Title :Valutazione del benessere animale in allevamento: prove scientifi che, protocolli e applicazioni.

Author(s) : Boyer Sroches, A. de; Ledoux, D.; Mialon, M. M.; Veissier, I.; Mounier, L.

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

Journal article : Summa, Animali da Reddito 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.39-46

18. Social expectations, climate change, professional convesion: what are the prospects for breeding?

Important changes are expected in livestock farming. There are many uncertainties that may have an affect on the development of this field, including consumer expectations vis-a-vis farming that is more respectful of the environment and animal welfare, climate change or questioning meat...

Foreign Title :Atesse sociali, cambiamenti climatici, mutazione della professione: quali prospettive per l'llevamento?

Author(s) : Gaillard, C.

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

Journal article : Summa, Animali da Reddito 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.47-52 ref.11

19. Caring for the older horse: a conceptual model of owner decision making.

The number of aged horses in the UK has been growing over recent years, with many horses remaining active and being cared for into old age. However, increasing age is paralleled with a heightened risk of morbidity and mortality; therefore, owners of older horses must manage changes in their horse,...

Author(s) : Smith, R.; Pinchbeck, G.; McGowan, C.; Ireland, J.; Perkins, E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.5 ref.36

20. Conceptual design and rationale for a new agrivoltaics concept: pasture-raised rabbits and solar farming.

Land-use conflicts created by the growth of solar photovoltaics (PV) can be mitigated by applying the concept of agrivoltaics, that is, the co-development of land for both PV and agricultural purposes, to commercial-scale solar installations. In this study, we present a conceptual design for a...

Author(s) : Lytle, W.; Meyer, T. K.; Tanikella, N. G.; Burnham, L.; Engel, J.; Schelly, C.; Pearce, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.282

21. Impacts of climate change on the livestock food supply chain; a review of the evidence.

The potential impacts of climate change on current livestock systems worldwide are a major concern, and yet the topic is covered to a limited extent in global reports such as the ones produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In this article, we review the risk of climate-related...

Author(s) : Godde, C. M.; Mason-D'Croz, D.; Mayberry, D. E.; Thornton, P. K.; Herrero, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28 ref.many

22. The zoonotic diseases, agricultural production, and impact channels: evidence from China.

The outbreak and wide spread of COVID-19 poses a new threat to global food security. This paper aims to address two important policy related issues, that is which agricultural subsector suffers more under zoonotic diseases and how do zoonotic diseases affect these subsectors. Using provincial panel ...

Author(s) : Gong BinLei; Zhang ShuRui; Liu XiaoGuang; Chen, K. Z.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.28

23. Effects of laboratory housing conditions on core temperature and locomotor activity in mice.

Drug developers worldwide assess compound safety and efficacy using measures that include mouse core temperature and locomotor activity. Subtle differences in animal housing conditions between institutions can alter these values, impacting scientific rigor and reproducibility. In these studies,...

Author(s) : Russell, L. N.; Hyatt, W. S.; Gannon, B. M.; Simecka, C. M.; Randolph, M. M.; Fantegrossi, W. E.

Publisher : American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA

Journal article : Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 2021 Vol.60 No.3 pp.272-280

24. CunICA, software for managing rearing processes in rabbit breeding farms. Technical note.

This study shows the characterization of CunICA software, created to manage rearing processes in rabbit breeding units and facilitate the control of productive and reproductive events in the enterprises, farms and units. It was performed in Netbeans 7.2, with Java programming language. Its...

Author(s) : Caba, A. M.; León, R. P. de; Hernández, Y. G.

Publisher : Instituto de Ciencia Animal, Havana, Cuba

Journal article : Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science 2021 Vol.55 No.1 pp.15-19 ref.10

25. The use of effect size in veterinary medicine.

Effect size is a statistical index that measures the magnitude of the effect generated by the variable of interest in a study, in a sense, reflecting the practical or clinical value of the study in addition to the statistical results. In recent years, it has become preferable to report the effect...

Author(s) : Ambarcioğlu, P.

Publisher : Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversity, Burdur, Turkey

Journal article : Veterinary Journal of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.28-33 ref.19