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Suomenkarjan käyttö terapiaeläimenä
Contributor(s):: Anu Kinnunen
Suomen alkuperäiskarjojen annettiin miltei kuolla sukupuuttoon, ennen kuin niiden suojeluun viimein parikymmentä vuotta sitten havahduttiin. Arvokkaan geeniaineksen katoaminen olisi ollut kohtalokasta maamme jalostustyölle ja kotieläinlajien monimuotoisuudelle....
A interação humano-animal e o uso de homeopatia em bovinos de leite
Contributor(s):: Luciana Aparecida Honorato
Um fator importante para o bem-estar de animais de produção é a forte interação humano-animal decorrente do processo de produção, que por sua vez, é norteada pelas atitudes dos humanos em relação aos animais. O objetivo deste...
Relação ser humano-animal frente a interações potencialmente aversivas na rotina de criação de vacas leiteiras
Contributor(s):: Carla Christina de Miranda Gomes
O bem-estar dos animais é afetado por muitos aspectos e está implicado em todas as etapas do ciclo de criação animal. A presença e o contato com o homem é um desses aspectos, sendo bastante relevante. O medo de pessoas pode aumentar a reatividade dos...
Worker injuries involving the interaction of cattle, cattle handlers, and farm structures or equipment
Contributor(s):: Shannon L. Fox
Cattle and other livestock have been identified as leading sources of injuries to workers in agriculture. Cattle handling injuries can be serious and often appear to be under-reported [superscript]3,[superscript]4. Many of these injuries involve predictable patterns of interactions among victims,...
Seroepidemiological Study of Brucellosis in Humans and Dairy Cattle in Addis Ababa
Contributor(s):: Kassahun Jiksa
Sero-epidemiological study of brucellosis was conducted on occupationally exposed humans and dairy cattle in Addis Ababa. A total of 336 human individuals were screened by Rose Bengal Plate Test. Those found to be positive were further subjected to 2-MET. Similarly, 552 sexually matured dairy...
Anti-schistosoma single-domain antibody-nanoparticles conjugate: a novel tool for diagnostic and therapeutic applications
Contributor(s):: Mohaned Abdelazim Sallam
Nanotechnology has enthused excessive expectations in recent years, particularly in the biology and biomedical fields. Carbon-coated metallic nanomagnets reveal significant physicochemical properties, which are referred to as superparamagnetism, that when designed appropriately can be utilized to...
Djurens skepnader: Narhet och distans i diskurs och livsvarld
Contributor(s):: Falkengren, Jutta
Dairy Farming and Cattle Ranching; Consequences on Human and Environmental Health
Contributor(s):: William Preston (adviser), Sarah Kensky
The recent controversy shaped by author Michael Pollan’s visit to Cal Poly’s campus has sparked my interest in the ongoing debates surrounding both dairy farms and cattle ranching.My time spent at Cal Poly in the Social Sciences major has made me aware of the issue of sustainability. In my senior...
Re-integrating crops and livestock in Maine: an economic analysis of the potential for and profitability of integrated agricultural production
Contributor(s):: Aaron K. Hoshide, Stewart N. Smith (adviser)
This thesis examines the profitability of and sustainability indicators for potato and dairy farms in Maine integrating crops and livestock in two different ways. The first is inter-farm coupling, where two or more specialized producers are close enough to exchange manure applications for crops...
Predictive measures of fetal distress in calves during delivery
Contributor(s):: Kristin Elizabeth Hard, Howard Tyler (adviser)
The effect of birth stress on tongue color, length, and responsiveness was studied in fifty eight calves. The calves were monitored from stage 2 of parturition until birth. Tongue parameters (Tongue color, length, and responsiveness) were measured at two minute intervals. Immediately after birth...
Improving beef cattle performance on tall fescue
Contributor(s):: Brian Thomas Campbell
The overall goal of the studies described in this dissertation was to improve beef production of cows grazing endophyte infected tall fescue either through management practices or through identifying markers for genetic selection. Experiment 1 investigated differences in spring and fall calving...
Reproductive diseases of dairy cattle
Contributor(s):: Christina Suzanne Tortosa, Edwin Jaster (adviser)
The efficiency of today's dairy has increased due to the growing number of cows per herd and the production of pounds of milk per cow. Increased milk production however has resulted in a reduction of conception rates causing a loss of income for the dairy producer since the dairy industry relies...