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Jun
22

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Antimicrobial resistance is prevalent in healthy pigsM. Pirolo, A. Gioffrè, D. Visaggio and othersBMC Microbiology (2019) 19doi: 10.1186/s12866-019-1422-x• What did the research find?Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was found on 22 o...

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Jun
22

Characteristics of Northern Irish cattle herds without bovine tuberculosis infection

by Milne, G., Graham, J., Allen, A. R., Lahuerta-Marin, A., McCormick, C. M., Presho, E., Skuce, R. A., Byrne, A.

BackgroundDespite ongoing eradication efforts, bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is endemic in cattle herds in Northern Ireland (NI). This disease has serious implications for the economy, farming and animal welfare. Previous research identified a population...

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Jun
22

Randomised controlled trial of fractionated and unfractionated prednisolone regimens for dogs with immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia

by Swann, J. W., Szladovits, B., Threlfall, A. J., Garden, O. A., Chang, Y.-M., Church, D. B., Glanemann, B.

MethodsA randomised non-blinded non-inferiority trial was conducted to determine whether treatment with an unfractionated regimen of oral prednisolone was inferior to a fractionated regimen for dogs with primary immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia. Do...

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Jun
22

Incidence, possible risk factors and therapies for pseudopregnancy on Dutch dairy goat farms: a cross-sectional study

by Van den Brom, R., Klerx, R., Vellema, P., Lievaart-Peterson, K., Hesselink, J. W., Moll, L., Vos, P., Santman-Berends, I.

Pseudopregnancy is a frequently diagnosed reproductive disorder in (dairy) goats. This cross-sectional study evaluates the incidence, possible risk factors and therapies for pseudopregnancy on Dutch dairy goat farms. Two questionnaires, one for farme...

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Jun
22

Pseudopregnancy in goats - an important cause of subfertility

by Menzies, P.

Pseudopregnancy – also called pseudocyesis or false pregnancy – is a very common condition of goats that, in some herds, can significantly reduced fertility. The condition occurs in goats of any breed and in any management system, but it is perhaps m...

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