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Animal science

Animal science includes the anatomy, fysiology, behavoiur, breeding, feeding and management of animals that are under the control of humankind. The animals studied are livestock species and also companion animals like dogs and cats, and many exotic species. 


Det finns 477 sidor som är taggade med Animal and dairy science:

KV - Att förstå beslutsfattandet kring antibiotikaanvändning i kontrasterande länder och djurarter

Unrestrained use of antibiotics increases the risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Our project investigates what the elements are that drive a country, veterinary clinic or a farm to reduce the

Faecal bacterial composition in horses with and without free faecal liquid

Free faecal liquid (FFL) is a condition in horses which manifests as differential defecation of solid and liquid phases of faeces. The etiology of FFL is currently unknown, but deviances in the

Introduction to automatic forage stations and measurement of forage intake rate in an active open barn for horses

Interest in the use of open barns on Swedish horse farms is increasing as an alternative to keeping horses in box stalls and as a 2007 law requires phasing out of tie stalls. To provide adequate

Attachment behaviour and the effect of training method on fear reactions and ease of handling

Optimising horse–human relationships can promote positive experiences and advance the welfare and safety of both dyad members. Attachment and bonding are key components in such relationships, and

Non-banked curved tracks influence movement symmetry in two-year-old Standardbred trotters

Little is known regarding how trotting through curves affects locomotion symmetry in Standardbred trotters. The aim of the current study was to investigate differences in objectively measured

Speed of gaits in Icelandic horses and relationships to sex, age, conformation measurements and subjective judges’ scores

The aim was to measure the mean and maximum speed and the range of speed in all gaits of Icelandic horses shown at a breed evaluation field test (BEFT). In addition, the effect of speed on scores for

Cytokine responses to larval stages of equine strongyles and modulatory effects of the adjuvant G3

The aims of the current study were to generate different larval stages of Strongylus vulgaris and to study cytokine responses in cultures of eqPBMC exposed to defined larval stages of S. vulgaris and

Does training style affect the human-horse relationship?

Humans have shared a long history with horses and today we mainly consider horses as companions for sports and leisure activities. Previously, the human perspective of the human-horse relationship

Genomic divergence in Swedish Warmblood horses selected for equestrian disciplines

The equestrian sport horse Swedish Warmblood (SWB) originates from versatile cavalry horses. Most modern SWB breeders have specialized their breeding either towards show jumping or dressage

Improving gait classification in horses by using inertial measurement unit (IMU) generated data and machine learning

For centuries humans have been fascinated by the natural beauty of horses in motion and their different gaits. Gait classification (GC) is commonly performed through visual assessment and reliable,

Genetic diversity in a native Italian horse breed

Horses are nowadays mainly used for sport and leisure activities, and several local breeds, traditionally used in agriculture, have been exposed to a dramatic loss in population size and genetic

Parasite occurrence in horses with gastrointestinal disease

All grazing horses are exposed to intestinal parasites, which have the potential to cause gastrointestinal disease. In Sweden, there is a concern about an increase in parasite-related equine

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