Pet ownership and risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Contributor(s):: Anderson, W. P., Reid, C. M., Jennings, G. L.
A bio-behavioral study of chronic idiopathic colitis in the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). (Special Issue: The welfare of laboratory primates.)
Contributor(s):: Howell, S., White, D., Ingram, S., Jackson, R., Larin, J., Morales, P., Garcia, A. P., Hicks, C., Hopper, K., Wagner, J.
Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk reduction: supporting evidence, conflicting data and underlying mechanisms
Contributor(s):: Arhant-Sudhir, K., Arhant-Sudhir, R., Sudhir, K.
It is widely believed that pet ownership is beneficial to humans and that some of this benefit is through favourable effects on cardiovascular risk. In the present review, we critically examine the evidence in support of this hypothesis and present the available data with respect to major...
Physiological and behavioural responses of cows from two beef breeds submitted to different suckling strategies
Contributor(s):: Alvarez-Rodriguez, J., Sanz, A.
This experiment was designed to study the effects of avoiding calf contact and genotype on the metabolic, behavioural and reproductive traits of beef cows during lactation. Fifty-two multiparous cows, 25 Parda de Montana (PA) and 27 Pirenaica (PI), fed at maintenance were assigned from the day...
Dietary flavor modifies oil preferences in the chicken
Contributor(s):: Mabayo, R. T., Okumura, J., Furuse, M.
A series of experiments using chickens previously fed on a flavoured diet containing 3% long-chained triacylglycerol (LCT) or an unflavoured diet containing 20% medium-chain triacylglycerol (LCT) were conducted to determine the role of dietary flavour on the feed selection of flavoured LCT (FLCT)...