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  1. Dermatitis prompted by a collar employed in radio-telemetry monitoring

    Contributor(s):: Ferreira, G. A., Pinto, M. L., Nakano-Oliveira, E., Genaro, G.

  2. Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?

    Contributor(s):: Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.

  3. Vampire bat control: a review and proposed research programme for Latin America

    Contributor(s):: Arthur M. Greenhall

    In Latin America paralytic rabies transmitted by vampire bats is a major cause of death in cattle. This problem becomes more acute as countries attempt to increase livestock production to feed rapidly expanding human populations. Vaccination has been the principal weapon against rabies, however...

  4. Coyote depredation management: current methods and research needs

    Contributor(s):: Brian R. Mitchell, Michael M. Jaegar, Reginald H. Barrett

    This paper examines the severity of livestock depredation by coyotes (Canis latrans), reviews evidence implicating breeding (or “alpha”) coyotes in the majority of incidents, evaluates currently used depredation control techniques, and suggests directions for future research. Nonlethal control...

  5. Michigan bovine tuberculosis eradication project: 2004 activities report and conference proceedings

    On June 9 and 10, 2004, the State of Michigan and U.S. Department of Agriculture hosted the eighth annual Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Conference, with guest speakers from Georgia, Colorado, Iowa, New York and two Canadian provinces. Our guests came together from across North America to receive...

  6. Shifting focus: redefining the goals of sea turtle consumption and protection in Bali

    Contributor(s):: Audrey Jensen, Windia Adnyana (adviser)

    Many would say that the environment and human culture consists of an evolutionary process, complete with necessary adaptations to current situations and the availability of resources. However, religion is usually thought to be a constant, an entity that grounds the individual believer in a...

  7. Distribution and disease prevalence of feral hogs in Missouri

    Contributor(s):: R. Edwin Hartin, Mark R. Ryan, Tyler A. Campbell

    No attempts have been made to document the distribution of feral hogs (Sus scrofa) in Missouri. Also, antibody prevalence for pseudorabies virus and swine brucellosis have not been reported from Missouri. Our objectives were to characterize the current distribution of feral hogs in Missouri and...

  8. Translocation of nine-banded armadillos

    Contributor(s):: Daniel J. Gammons, Michael Mengak, L. Michael Conner

    During the last 150 years, nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) have increased their range and abundance in the southeastern United States. When foraging, armadillos cause damage to agricultural crops as, as well as cause structural damage to driveways and foundations. Homeowners...

  9. Animal Science Alumni Newsletter, Summer 2007

    Contents:Inaugural NBIS ClassSchroeder Presents Special SeminarFrom the Department Head’s DeskScheideler Named Interim Department HeadJapanese Agricultural Training Program (JATP) — 40 Years of SuccessVan Vleck Receives Pioneer Award from National Dairy ShrineNew Stained Glass Window a Tribute to...

  10. Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.

  11. Effects of hikers and boats on tule elk behavior in a national park wilderness area

    | Contributor(s):: Becker, B. H., Moi, C. M., Maguire, T. J., Atkinson, R., Gates, N. B.

  12. Ethical issues in mitigation of climate change: the option of reduced meat production and consumption

    | Contributor(s):: Nordgren, A.

  13. Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms

    | Contributor(s):: Stott, A. W., Ahmadi, B. V., Dwyer, C. M., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, C. E., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K., Waterhouse, A.

  14. Landowner attitudes toward introduced wild turkeys in northwestern Minnesota

    | Contributor(s):: Parent, C. J., Goodwin, B. J., Dunton, E. M.

  15. Nigeria's response to the impacts of climate change: developing resilient and ethical Adaptation options

    | Contributor(s):: Onyekuru, N. A., Marchant, R.

  16. Refinement of the use of non-human primates in scientific research. Part III: refinement of procedures

    | Contributor(s):: Rennie, A. E., Buchanan-Smith, H. M.

  17. Sterilization as an alternative deer control technique: a review

    | Contributor(s):: Boulanger, J. R., Curtis, P. D., Cooch, E. G., DeNicola, A. J.

  18. The human-canine environment: a risk factor for non-play bites?

    | Contributor(s):: Messam, L. L. M., Kass, P. H., Chomel, B. B., Hart, L. A.

    Few dog bite risk factor studies have been conducted. This veterinary clinic-based retrospective cohort study was aimed at identifying human-canine environmental risk factors for non-play bites in Kingston, Jamaica (660) and San Francisco (SF), USA (452). Data were analysed using modified Poisson...

  19. Farmers' perceptions of livestock, agriculture, and natural resources in the rural Ethiopian highlands

    | Contributor(s):: Tschopp, R., Aseffa, A., Schelling, E., Zinsstag, J.

    Increasing human and livestock populations in Ethiopia are leading to a growing demand for food and feed. Cereal cropping is highly prioritized at the cost of the livestock subsector and the environment. Grazing land is decreasing, leading to overstocking and overgrazing of pastures, thus fueling...

  20. A review of WTO and environmental issues

    | Contributor(s):: Stonehouse, D. P.

    Multiple negotiating rounds of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1947 have conferred economic benefits through liberalized international trade. A growing body of evidence also points to linkages between liberalized trade and damage to the...