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Cover for Minerals and humans.

This final chapter of the book discusses four particular facets in mineral nutrition of livestock that affects humans also, this concerns are: the impact of mineral nutrition of livestock on the environment, the impact of climate change on the mineral nutrition of farm animals, manipulating the...

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Alternative systems for meat chickens and turkeys: production, health and welfare.

Legislative and assurance scheme requirements for standard and alternative indoor and outdoor broiler and turkey production systems are described. Generally, health and welfare are protected to various extents by a series of input requirements, largely related to stocking density, light,...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.; Berk, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.

In this chapter, the biology (morphology, life cycle), classification, phenotypic and antigenic traits, geographical distribution and host range, diagnosis, economic importance, control, treatment and epizootiology of Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia in fishes with particular emphasis on cultured...

Author(s)
Smail, D. A.; Snow, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vibriosis.

The aetiology, classification, geographical distribution, host range, epidemiology, transmission, treatment and prophylaxis of vibriosis in fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Actis, L. A.; Tolmasky, M. E.; Crosa, J. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enteric redmouth disease (ERM) (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Yersinia ruckeri</i>).

A review on the geographical distribution, host range, diagnosis, pathogenesis, genetic characteristics, control, treatment and epizootiology of Enteric Redmouth Disease (ERM) in fishes caused by Yersinia ruckeri was presented.

Author(s)
Barnes, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Enforcement of transport regulations: the EU as case study.

The European Union (EU) has a more comprehensive legislation for animal welfare during transport than anywhere else in the world. However, legislation must be adequately enforced to ensure compliance and, thereby, satisfactory levels of animal welfare. Enforcement of EU legislation is...

Author(s)
Cussen, V. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant drugs and extracts in human and veterinary health promotion within Europe: benefits and risks.

After a brief description of the history of the use of herbal drugs in Europe, both in human and in veterinary medicines, this chapter presents the reasons for the current renewed interest in phytotherapy. The pros and cons of herbal preparations versus chemical drugs are discussed with regard to...

Author(s)
Hoste, H.; Fouraste, I.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hectareage, number of trees and production of olive oil and table olives.

Tabulated data on the hectareage and number of olive trees worldwide; the global olive oil production; the olive oil production in the Mediterranean; and the EU production of olive oil are provided. There is a variety of table olives (whole, pitted, sliced, stuffed) and, as observed in the case of...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter

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