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Article published the June 12, 2018:

Our Next Global Health Crisis: Zika Virus Disease and Its Implication on Animals

  1. Background Zika virus disease or Zika is a disease caused by Zika virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common or prominent sy...
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Alemayehu Worku Babu
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Article published the May 11, 2011:

Equine Amnionitis and Foetal Loss: Placentitis following Exposure of Mares to Processionary Catepillars

Equine Amnionitis and Foetal Loss (EAFL) was first described in 2004 following an outbreak of abortions in mares that had an unusual and consistent pattern of clinical and pathological signs. Examination of rep...
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Bryden, W.L.Judy Cawdell-smithKristen Todhunter
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Article published the April 27, 2011:

Composting of animal carcasses. A safe and environmentally sound approach to take care of animal mortalities

Animal carcass composting for both routine and emergency management of food animal mortalities is a safe method of carcass disposal.{Berge, 2009 126 /id} It has been used in varying extent, depending on region ...
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Anna Catharina BergeDr.  Thomas D. Glanville
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Article published the July 1, 2009:

BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED AND CLONED ANIMALS

Biomedicine is the application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biochemistry, molecular biology, and microbiology, to human and veterinary clinical medicine. The field of biomedicine offers...
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Article published the June 17, 2009:

In Vitro Evaluation of Frozen-Thawed Stallion Semen: A Review

In all species, penetration of the oocyte by sperm requires motility, intact receptor proteins on the sperm to bind to the zona pellucida, and the ability to undergo an acrosome reaction and bind to the plasma ...
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Article published the August 5, 2008:

Foaling Management and Care of the Nursing Foal

Horse producers face many decisions that require them to understand the foaling process and the needs of newborn foals.Parturition in the MareGestation LengthThe normal gestation length of mares ranges from 320...
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Article published the March 28, 2008:

Congenital Anomalies and Inherited Disorders of the Horse

Congenital anomalies and inherited disorders of the horse include all of the physical abnormalities which are present upon birth of the foal and those that are diagnosed later in life. Some anomalies may be acq...
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Article published the March 6, 2008:

Abortion in Horses

Abortion in horses may result from a variety of causes. Infectious agents, such as bacteria, viruses or fungi, may attack the fetus or its membranes, resulting in fetal death and expulsion. Other factors attrib...
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Article published the January 3, 2008:

Vitrification of Equine Embryos: Effect of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) in vitrification of equine embryos

Techniques for cryopreserving equine embryos have advanced in recent history allowing many practitioners to reliably collect and vitrify embryos on-site or ship embryos to referral centers where equine embryos ...
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Article published the November 16, 2007:

Foaling and Predicting Foaling Time

It can be frustrating watching mares and predicting when they will foal. Mares are usually consistent in their foaling pattern from year to year. Therefore, horse owners and managers should become familiar with...
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