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    • Factor analysis of biometric traits of Tonga cattle for body conformation characterization 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S. (Science Central Publications, 2014-04-22)
      The Tonga is one of the recognized breeds of the Zambian cattle. This is a multi-purpose breed found in the southern part of the country. The present study was undertaken to study the different body measurements and ...
    • Factores de explotación asociados a la duración del anestro postparto en vacas nodrizas de razas Parda de Montaña y Pirenaica 

      Sanz Pascua, Albina; Bernués, A.; Casasús Pueyo, Isabel; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Revilla, Ricardo (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 2003)
      Para determinar los factores de explotación relacionados con la reactivación ovárica postparto en vacas nodrizas se realizó un análisis global de una serie de indicadores productivos y la duración del anestro postparto ...
    • Factors affecting diet variation in the Pyrenean rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta pyrenaica): Conservation implications 

      García González, Ricardo; Aldezabal, Arantza; Amaia Laskurain, Nere; Margalida, Antoni; Novoa, Claude (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      The Pyrenean rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta pyrenaica) lives at one of the southernmost limits of the ptarmigan range. Their small population sizes and the impacts of global changes are limiting factors in the conservation ...
    • Factors affecting the response to the specific treatment of several forms of clinical anestrus in high producing dairy cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; Mirzaei, A.; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Nogareda, Carmina; García Ispierto, Irina; Hanzen, Ch.; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús (Elsevier, 2008)
      This study was designed to examine estrous response rates to the therapeutic treatment of clinical anestrus in high producing dairy cows and to identify the factors that could affect these rates. Cows with silent ovulation ...
    • Factors de variació en la producció de canals de porcí ecològica i convencional 

      Argemí i Armengol, Immaculada; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier (Institució Catalana d'Estudis Agraris, 2020-05-26)
      El treball que es presenta en aquest article té l'objectiu d'analitzar els efectes del sistema de producció (convencional o ecològic), l'estació de l'any (estiu o tardor), el sexe (mascles castrats o femelles) i el tipus ...
    • Farmer Perceptions of the Ecosystem Services Provided by Scavengers: What, Who, and to Whom 

      Morales-Reyes, Zebensui; Martín-López, Berta; Moleón, Marcos; Mateo-Tomás, Patricia; Botella, Francisco; Margalida, Antoni; Donázar, José A.; Blanco, Guillermo; Pérez, Irene; Sánchez-Zapata, José Antonio (Wiley, 2017)
      A socioecological approach to biodiversity conservation has recently been encouraged. We examined farmer perceptions of ecosystem services provided by scavenging vertebrates in Spain through face‐to‐face surveys with farmers ...
    • Feeding calves with pasteurized colostrum and milk has a positive long-term effect on their productive performance 

      Armengol Gelonch, Ramon; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José (MDPI, 2020)
      Female calves, checked for serum total protein ≥ 5.8 g/dL before 5 days of life, entered the study at 22 days of age after having received pasteurized colostrum and milk (P group, n = 127), or non-pasteurized colostrum and ...
    • Fibre Characterization of the fat tailed zambian ovine breed 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Pérezgrovas, R.; Mwaanga, Edwell S. (World Science and Research Publishing, 2014-12-07)
      To-date, no ethnological study of the Fat-tailed Zambian ovine breed has been published. In order to contribute to the knowledge of its wool, ten fleece samples were studied. Each sample was analysed for yield by isoalcohol ...
    • First report of interspecific transmission of sarcoptic mange from Iberian ibex to wild boar 

      Valldeperes, Marta; Moroni, Barbara; Rossi, Luca; López‑Olvera, Jorge Ramón; Velarde, Roser; Molinar Min, Anna Rita; Mentaberre García, Gregorio; Serrano, Emmanuel; Angelone, Samer; Lavín, Santiago; Granados, José Enrique (BMC, 2021)
      Sarcoptic mange is a globally distributed parasitic disease caused by the burrowing mite Sarcoptes scabiei. This mite has a certain degree of host specificity, although interspecific transmission can occur among phylogenetically ...
    • Fish morphology and passage through velocity barriers. Experience with northern straight-mouth nase (Pseudochondrostoma duriense Coelho, 1985) in an open channel flume 

      Sánchez-González, Jorge Rubén; Morcillo, F.; Ruiz-Legazpi, J.; Sanz-Ronda, F. J. (Springer Verlag, 2021-11)
      Knowing the relationship between size, morphological traits and swimming performance of fish is essential to understand the swimming capacity to successfully surpass these obstacles and the selective pressure that barriers ...
    • Fitting growth with the von Bertalanffy growth function: a comparison of two captive maral populations 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Korzhikenova, N.; Sambetbaev, A.; Iglikov, O. (World Science and Research Publishing, 2014-11-25)
      In this research, we used the von Bertalanffy curve for the development of a simulation model of the growth of captive marals or Caspian Red Deer (Cervuselaphussibiricus). The data used in this study was from 18 male marals ...
    • Five genomic regions have a major impact on fat composition in Iberian pigs 

      Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Noguera Jiménez, José Luis; García-Santana, M. J.; González, E.; Tejeda, J. F.; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Ibáñez-Escriche, N. (Nature Research, 2019)
      The adipogenic nature of the Iberian pig defines many quality attributes of its fresh meat and dry-cured products. The distinct varieties of Iberian pig exhibit great variability in the genetic parameters for fat deposition ...
    • Foetal death in naive heifers inoculated with Neospora caninum isolate Nc-Spain7 at 110 days of pregnancy 

      Almería, S.; Serrano, Beatriz; Darwich, Laila; Molina Terrén, Domingo; Mur Novales, Ramón Miguel; Regidor-Cerrillo, Javier; Cabezón, Oscar; Pérez-Maillo, Mónica; López-Helguera, Irene; Fernández-Aguilar, Xavier; Puig-Ribas, Maria; Ortega-Mora, Luis Miguel; García Ispierto, Irina; Dubey, Jitender P.; López Gatius, Fernando (Elsevier, 2016-09)
      Neospora caninum infection is a leading cause of abortion in cattle worldwide. The pathogenesis of bovine neosporosis, particularly during the second term of gestation when most abortions occur in naturally infected dams, ...
    • Follicular size threshold for ovulation reassessed. Insights from multiple ovulating dairy cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; Llobera-Balcells, Mònica; Palacín-Chauri, Roger J.; García Ispierto, Irina; Hunter, Ronald H. F. (MPDI, 2022)
      In Bos. taurus cattle, follicular deviation to dominance begins when the selected ovulatory follicle reaches a mean diameter of 8.5 mm. The dominant follicle acquires the capacity to ovulate when it reaches a diameter of ...
    • Forage preservation (grazing vs. hay) fed to ewes affects the fatty acid profile of milk and CPT1B gene expression in the sheep mammary gland 

      Dervishi, Elda; Joy, Margalida; Sanz Pascua, Albina; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Molino, Francisco; Calvo, Jorge H. (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Alterations in lipid metabolism occur when animals are exposed to different feeding systems. In the last few decades, the characterisation of genes involved in fat metabolism and technological advances have ...
    • Four supernumerary distomolar dysmorphic cheek teeth in a horse: a case report 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Lozano, Sandra (Labome, 2014)
      We present an adult meat horse skull assembled by one of the authors with 4 fourth molars in each quadrant of the permanent dentition (Triadan 112, 212, 312 and 412), from which they were not totally erupted. As few cases ...
    • Functional resilience and response to a dietary additive (Kefir) in models of foregut and hindgut microbial fermentation in vitro 

      de la Fuente Oliver, Gabriel; Jones, Eleanor; Jones, Shann; Newbold, C. Jamie (Frontiers Media S.A., 2017-06-28)
      Stability in gut ecosystems is an important area of study that impacts on the use of additives and is related with several pathologies. Kefir is a fermented milk drink made with a consortium of yeast and bacteria as a ...
    • Functional skull asymmetries in Carollia perspicillata (Phyllostomidae Gray, 1825: Carollinae) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Otín, Gerard (University of Szeged, 2020-11-05)
      Analysing asymmetry in wild or domestic species enables the evalu-ation of the morphological responses to functional requirements and/or stress. This report is a study of the cranial asymmetry of Seba's short-tailed bat ...
    • Functional traits driving species role in the structure of terrestrial vertebrate scavenger networks 

      Sebastián-González, Esther; Morales-Reyes, Zebensui; Botella, Francisco; Naves-Alegre, Lara; Pérez García, Juan Manuel; Mateo-Tomás, Patricia; Olea, Pedro P.; Moleón, Marcos; Barbosa, Jomar Magalhaes; Hiraldo, Fernando; Arrondo, Eneko; Donázar, Jose Antonio; Cortés Avizanda, Ainara; Selva, Núria; Lambertucci, Sergio A.; Bhattacharjee, Aishwarya; Brewer, Alexis L.; Abernethy, Erin F.; Turner, Kelsey L.; Beasley, James C.; DeVault, Travis L.; Gerke, Hannah C.; Rhodes, Oline E.; Ordiz, Andrés; Wikenros, Camilla; Zimmermann, Barbara; Wabakken, Peter; Wilmers, Christopher C.; Smith, Justine A.; Kendall, Corinne J.; Ogada, Darcy; Frehner, Ethan; Allen, Maximilian L.; Wittmer, Heiko U.; Butler, James R. A.; du Toit, Johan T.; Margalida, Antoni; Oliva-Vidal, Pilar; Wilson, David; Jerina, Klemen; Krofel, Miha; Kostecke, Rich; Inger, Richard; Per, Esra; Ayhan, Yunus; Sancı, Mehmet; Yılmazer, Ünsal; Inagaki, Akino; Koike, Shinsuke; Samson, Arockianathan; Perrig, Paula L.; Spencer, Emma E.; Newsome, Thomas M.; Heurich, Marco; Anadón, José D.; Buechley, Evan R.; Gutiérrez-Cánovas, Cayetano; Elbroch, Marck; Sánchez-Zapata, José Antonio (Ecological Society of America, 2021)
      Species assemblages often have a non-random nested organization, which in vertebrate scavenger (carrion-consuming) assemblages is thought to be driven by facilitation in competitive environments. However, not all scavenger ...
    • General aspect and current fluid therapy in cattle with digestive diseases 

      González Montaña, José Ramiro; Martín-Alonso, María José; Alonso, Pilar (Science Publications, 2017)
      Digestive disorders therapy, both in calves and adult animals depends on the correction of dehydration, academia and the removal of D-lactate from the blood and it is possible to do it by means of fluid therapy. To do this, ...