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Feeding pasteurized waste milk to preweaned dairy calves changes fecal and upper respiratory tract microbiota
(Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019-06-06) Producció de Remugants
In the present study bacterial communities from both, the gastrointestinal and respiratory tract of pre-weaned dairy calves fed two different milk-feeding programs were characterized using 16S rRNA gene ...
Whole rumen metagenome sequencing allows classifying and predicting feed efficiency and intake levels in cattle
(Scientific Reports, 2019-01-09) Producció de Remugants
The current research was carried out to determine the associations between the rumen microbiota and traits related with feed efficiency in a Holstein cattle population (n = 30) using whole metagenome ...
Effect of a single dose of subcutaneous meloxicam before knife castration alone or combined with hot-iron branding on scrotal healing, inflammatory response, and behaviour in 2-mo-old beef calves over 42 d post procedure
(Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 2018-08-21) Producció de Remugants
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a single subcutaneous injection of meloxicam on scrotal healing, inflammatory response, and behaviour in castrated or castrated and branded beef ...
Pharmacokinetics of oral and subcutaneous meloxicam: Effect on indicators of pain and inflammation after knife castration in weaned beef calves
(PLoS ONE, 2019-05-24) Producció de Remugants
Oral meloxicam is labelled for reducing pain and inflammation associated with castration in cattle in Canada, however, subcutaneous meloxicam is only labelled for pain associated with dis-budding and ...
A Meta-analysis Describing the Effects of the Essential oils Blend Agolin Ruminant on Performance, Rumen Fermentation and Methane Emissions in Dairy Cows
(Animals, 2020-04-03) Producció de Remugants
There is an increasing pressure to identify feed additives which increase productivity or decrease methane emissions. This paper aims to elucidate the effects of supplementing a specific essential oils ...
Evaluating the potential role of tryptophan in calf milk replacers to facilitate weaning
(Journal of Dairy Science, 2020-05-29) Producció de Remugants
Tryptophan is a precursor of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that participates in the control of the affective state of an animal. We hypothesized that Trp supplementation could help dairy calves to cope ...