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    • Large birds of prey, policies that alter food availability and air traffic : a risky mix for human safety 

      Moreno-Opo, Rubén; Margalida, Antoni (Utah State University, 2017)
      Raptors are considered to pose one of the greatest aviation bir d strike risks. We investigated raptor bird strikes reported at the largest Spanis h airport (Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas; AS-MB) from 2009 to 2016 to ...
    • Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search 

      Brown, Peter; RELISH Consortium; Zhou, Yaoqi; González-Prendes, Rayner (Oxford University Press, 2019-10-29)
      Document recommendation systems for locating relevant literature have mostly relied on methods developed a decade ago. This is largely due to the lack of a large offline gold-standard benchmark of relevant documents that ...
    • Larger wild felids exhibit longer dental skeletons 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; De la Cruz Bueno, Sara (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-12-27)
      Extant members of the cat family (Felidae) have been considered morphologically skull conservative, i.e., despite great differences in size, there is relatively little variation in the cranial shape. Consequently, felids ...
    • Lateral asymmetry of the equine mandible 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, 2020-05-30)
      Deviations from expected perfect symmetry on biological forms can occur, and organisms develop several kinds of asymmetries. Among others there are fluctuating asymmetry and directional asymmetry (DA). DA happens whenever ...
    • Leg conformation flaws in the Catalan Jackass 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Berenguer, G. (Red CONBIAND, 2020-11-27)
      Ateleology studies defects in leg conformation. As there are no published ateleological researches on leg conformational flaws for the 'Raça Asinina Catalana' (Catalan jackass), this work aims to offer an approach to the ...
    • Leptin receptor and fatty acid desaturase-2 gene variants affect fat, color and production profile of dry-cured hams 

      Suárez-Mesa, Rafael; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Reixach, Josep; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Estany Illa, Joan (Elsevier, 2020-12-03)
      The effects of LEPR (rs709596309C>T) and FADS2 (rs321384923A>G) single nucleotide polymorphisms on production and quality attributes in purebred Duroc dry-cured hams were examined. As compared to LEPR-C- hams, the LEPR-TT ...
    • Lineal discrimination of horses and mules. A sympatric case from Arauca, Colombia 

      Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio; Jordana i Vidal, Jordi; Crosby-Granados, René; Bentez-Molano, Jannet; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (MDPI, 2020-04-10)
      This is the first morphological comparative study between local horses and mules from Arauca, Colombia. It was realized to compare morphological traits between both species by analysing 15 adult mules (7 males and 8 females) ...
    • Linoleic acid metabolic pathway allows for an efficient increase of intramuscular fat content in pigs 

      Gol, Sofia; González Prendes, Rayner; Bosch, Lluís; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Reixach, Josep; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Estany Illa, Joan (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-05-07)
      Background: Intramuscular fat (IMF) content is a relevant trait for high-quality meat products such as dry-cured ham, but increasing IMF has the undesirable correlated effect of decreasing lean growth. Thus, there is a ...
    • Live weight estimation of fat-tailed indigenous ewes from Southern Zambia 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Valenzuela, Sílvia; Sabaté, J. (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2013)
      Body measurements can be used to predict live weight fairly well in a situation where weighbridges are not available (Goonerwardene and Sahaayuraban 1983). The accuracy of functions used to predict live weight or growth ...
    • Live weight estimation of Gwembe goat (Capra hircus) from measurement of thoracic girth 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Sabaté, J.; Valenzuela, Sílvia (African Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 2012)
      Thoracic girth was taken and corre-lated with live weight from 41 goats (30 females and 11 males) in South Zambia under on farm condition. Live weight was estimated using a linear model. Coefficient of determination (R2) ...
    • Locally Grown Crops and Immunocastration in Fattening Heavy Pigs: Effects on Performance and Welfare 

      Argemí i Armengol, Immaculada; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Vall, Laura; Coma, Ramon; Roma, Josep; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier (MDPI, 2022-06-24)
      This study aimed to explore dietary replacement soybean meal (SBM) with local pea seeds (PS-L) and the effects of surgically castrated (CM) or immunocastration (IM) in heavy male pigs, on growth performance, feeding ...
    • Los tipos craneométricos caninos aparecen bien expresados a nivel de conformación del arco cigomático 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Siddiq, Abu Bakar; Onar, Vedat; Asal, Rahmi (Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2020-01-01)
      Dentro del espectro de conformación del cráneo, se reconocen generalmente tres amplias categorías que se corresponden con el concepto de biotipo cefálico, determinado por el Índice Cefálico. El Estos tres biotipos cefálicos ...
    • Lower palatine developmental instability in hybrid Old World camelids 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Siddiq, Abu Bakar; Morilla-Gorgot, Cristina; Onar, Vedat (Network for the Veterinarians of Bangladesh (BDvetNET), 2020-10-08)
      Objective: In this research study, we explore the fluctuating asymmetry (FA) of palate Camelus hybrids and their parental species (dromedary and Bactrian). Materials and methods: We studied a sample of pictures from 27 ...
    • Luteal activity following follicular drainage of subordinate follicles for twin pregnancy prevention in bi-ovular dairy cows. 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Serrano, Beatriz; Balogh, Orsolya G.; Gábor, György; Hunter, Ronald Henry Fraser (Elsevier, 2019-06-01)
      Twin pregnancy is undesirable in dairy cattle. This study examines luteal activity following ultrasound-guided puncture and drainage of the smaller pre-ovulatory follicle at timed AI in cows with a pre-ovulatory follicle ...
    • Mandible in the African rodent Cricetomys gambianus (Waterhouse, 1840) is low sexually dimorphic 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Samuel, O. M.; Olopade, J. O. (Medico Edge Publications, 2016-05-02)
      The aim of this study was to compare mandible forms in adult males and females of African giant rat (or Gambian pouched rat) (Cricetomys gambianusWaterhouse, 1840). For this purpose, 9 lateral mandibular landmarks were ...
    • Mandibular allometry in Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766) (Hydrocherinae, Caviidae) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (2017-12-20)
      The mammalian masticatory apparatus is a highly plastic region of the skull and thus subjected to singular ontogenetic trajectories. Here we present the first descriptive allometric pattern study of mandible among the ...
    • Manejo del ternero y productividad en vacas nodrizas 

      Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Noya, Agustí; Casasús Pueyo, Isabel; López de Armentia, Leire; Palacio, Jorge; Sanz Pascua, Albina (Asís Veterinaria, 2022-07-01)
      El efecto negativo de la crianza sobre la función reproductiva depende de la frecuencia, intensidad y duración del amamantamiento. La nutrición prepar- to y el tipo de manejo del ternero determinan el anestro posparto, que ...
    • Manual Rupture Versus Transvaginal Ultrasound-guided Aspiration of Allanto-amniotic Fluid in Multiple Pregnancies: A Clinical Approach to Embryo Reduction in Dairy Cattle 

      Andreu Vazquez, Cristina; García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando (Society for Reproduction and Development, 2012)
      To avoid the problems associated with twinning in dairy cattle, one of the embryos may be eliminated. This study compares the effect on pregnancy maintenance of two embryo reduction techniques, manual rupture (MR) and ...
    • Marked directional skull asymmetry in the Araucan horse 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Crosby-Granados, René; Muñoz, F. A.; Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio (Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2020-03-14)
      Deviations from the perfect symmetry of normally bilateral symmetrical characters occur during individual development due to the influence of multiple factors. Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) is the random developmental variation ...
    • Mastication in goats shows a chewing side preference 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Lleixà, M.; Gambo, B. G.; Samuel, Michael Oluwale; Olopade, J. O. (OAT - Open Access Text, 2018-03-02)
      Developmental instability theory suggests that variation in some body parts in part can reflect the ability to buffer development from key environmental and genetic perturbations. Support for this approach comes mainly ...