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Effect of subcutaneous meloxicam on indicators of acute pain and distress after castration and branding in 2-mo-old beef calves
(Journal of Animal Science, 2018-06-15) Producció de Remugants
The aim of this study was to assess knife castration and knife castration + branding in 2-mo-old calves, and the effect of a single dose of s.c. meloxicam at mitigating pain indicators. Seventy-one Angus ...
Effect of phytase, carbohydrase, and protease addition to a wheat distillers dried grains with solubles and rapeseed based diet on in vitro ileal digestibility, growth, and bone mineral density of grower-finisher pigs
(Livestock Science, 2018-07-07) Nutrició Animal
The use of rapeseed meal (RSM) and wheat distillers dried grains with solubles (wDDGS) in pig diets is increasingand dietary supplementation with exogenous enzymes has been suggested as means of improving ...
Bayesian hierarchical model for comparison of different nonlinear function and genetic parameter estimates of meat quails
(Poultry Science, 2018-12-07) Genètica i Millora Animal
This study aimed to compare different nonlinear functions to describe the growth curve of European quails and to estimate growth curve parameters, (co)variance components, and genetic and systematic ...
Effects of a participatory approach, with systematic impact matrix analysis in herd health planning in organic dairy cattle herds
(Animal, 2018-08-10) Benestar Animal
The animal health and welfare status in European organic dairy production does not in all aspects meet the organic principles and consumers’ expectations and needs to be improved. To achieve this, ...
Effect of environmental temperature, floor type and breed on skatole and indole concentrations in fat of females, immuno-castrated and entire males
(Livestock Science, 2018-11-29) Benestar Animal; Nutrició Animal
The present study was divided in two different trials. The aim of the first trial was to determine if the thresholds of detection of skatole and indole are achieved in females and in males vaccinated ...
Does the location of enrichment material affect behavior and dirtiness in growing female pigs?
(Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2018-03-15) Benestar Animal
The objective of this study was to investigate if female growing pigs spend similar amounts of time exploring a wooden stick as they do exploring enrichment material regardless of its proximity to the ...