Tag: cattle

Investigation of Risk Factors Associated with the Frequency of Antibodies against Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina in Cattle in Southern Mozambique

Babesiosis in cattle is a disease caused by Babesia spp., a protozoan spread by ticks of the Ixodidae family, and is a major economic concern in the tropics. It is spread by ticks of the species Rhipicephalus microplus, Rhipicephalus decoloratus, Rhipicephalus everts everts, and Hyalomma marginatum rufipes in Mozambique,...
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Recent Study on Prevalence of Fasciolosis Emphasis on, Age, Origin, Body Condition and Post Mortem by Geographic Information Systems on Sacrificial Examination in Malang District – East Java, Indonesia

Infection of ruminants with ruminant fasciolosis is a serious problem in animal production, especially in Indonesia. Fasciola gigantica, also known as liver trematode, is an endemic parasitic species with a high infection rate in Malang district. During Eid Qurban 2019, the investigation was conducted to determine the prevalence of...
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Frequencies of Genotypes and Alleles of the K232A Substitution in the DGAT1 Gene in Four Cattle Breeds of Russian Selection | Chapter 09 | Advances in Agriculture and Fisheries Research Vol. 1

The enzyme DGAT1 is involved in the synthesis of triglycerides. The most well-known polymorphic variant of the DGAT1 gene is substitution of lysine with alanine at position 232 of the protein (K232A). The 232K allele is associated with increased enzyme activity and a higher content and yield of fat...
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