At loose housing of cattle, numerous injuries are inflicted by horns, which results in wounds, grazes, scratches, abscesses, hematomas, broken ribs, etc. Injuries are also caused by animal crowding during transportation and transshipment. To prevent it, dehorning of population at the farms is recommended.
Keywords: loose housing, calves, horn removal, horns, injury, hematoma, hornless cattle, animal, population, herd, thermal, chemical, surgical, cryogenic method, horn bud rudiments, electrothermocauter, horn burner, surgery, coagulation, scab, anesthesia, stress, dehorning.
To assess total losses at subclinical ketosis in milk cows, a two-stage method was developed to provide a clear idea of economic consequences of this complex disease.
Keywords: dairy cattle farming, veterinary medicine, economy, milk cows, subclinical ketosis, CCK, economic assessment, meta-analysis, total cost of disease, milk productivity, udder health, lameness, rennet displacement, endometritis, placenta delay, interval between calving and fertile insemination, somatic cells, culling, threshold values, confidence interval, forecast interval, relative risk, scenario, decision-making.
Abstract: State Veterinary Service of Rostov Region launched a pilot project for implanting chips in livestock animals.
Keywords: animal, branding, labelling, ear clipping, chip implanting, electronic identification, cattle, microchip, scanner, code, electronic label, identification number.
Abstract: The 5th International Veterinary Congress was held in Moscow at the Executive Building of the Cathedral of Christ Our Savior, its motto “One whole world — whole health”.
Keywords: veterinary congress, veterinary medicine, livestock production, pig production, cattle production, poultry production, aquiculture, genetics, selection, feed, feed production, epizootic situation, biosafety, African swine fever (ASF), preventive vaccination, leucosis, brucellosis, tuberculosis, foot-and-mouth disease, leptospirosis, rabies, salmonellosis, vaccine, population, Eurasian Economic Union.
Abstract: The company Bioamid presents sodium nucleinate, an immunomodulator of natural origin possessing pronounced immune stimulating effect and wide range of biologic activity.
Keywords: CJSC Bioamid, sodium nucleinate, immune modulator, immune correction, immunotherapy, infectious diseases, resistance, immunity, immunodeficiency, newborn, young animals.
Abstract: The company Inform Nutrition (Ireland) developed a range of products to provide necessary nutrients for calves in the first weeks of life. They include the vitamin and mineral additive Milkshake.
Keywords: young animals, replacement heifers, calves, feeding, housing, animal productivity, whole milk, buffer ability of rennet, prebiotics, organic acids, immune system, immunoglobulins.
Abstract: Collection and review of epidemiological and epizootic data on isolation of salmonellas from various sources is an important part of activities to control this zoonotic infection. In the Russian Federation, this work is carried out by the Reference Centre for Salmonelloses Monitoring at the FGUN Central Research Institute of Epidemiology with Rospotrebnadzor, together with Rosselkhoznadzor.
Keywords: salmonella, salmonellosis, epidemiological data, epizootic data, salmonella serovars, salmonella serovar pattern, zoonotic infection, monitoring of food infections, S. infantis, S. enteritidis, S. typhimurium, poultry tests, meat tests.
Abstract: Multicomponent vaccines, such as Supravak 10, are capable of preventing development of several infections in animals at once, with simultaneous reduction of antigen burden on animal body and reduction of the number of painful injections.
Keywords: multicomponent vaccine, Supravak 10, cattle, vaccination, revaccination, antigen burden, injection, inoculation, calves, dry cows, viral diseases: infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, viral diarrhea, parainfluenza-3, RSI-infection, pasteurellosis, impetigo, anthrax, clostridiosis, leptospirosis, pathogenic microflora, bacterium Pasteurella haemolytica, immunity, colostral antibodies.
Abstract: Choosing an antibiotic for treatment of animals is a difficult and responsible task. It is especially important for young animals as timely and competent therapy determines health, productive qualities, and sometimes also life of a future cow or bull.
Keywords: Azitronit, Azitromycine, antibiotic, respiratory infections, gastrointestinal infections, antibacterial products, pathogenic microorganisms, resistance, cattle and small ruminants, pigs, acute bronchitis, epizootic situation, Black-and-White calves, rapid breathing, paroxysmal dry cough, serous catarrhal nasal discharge, auscultation, harsh vesicular respiration, Tylozin, Florfenicol, Enrofloxacin.
At a number of large pig production farms, pathology in baby pigs called harefoot was observed. The article describes possible reasons of the disease, methods of its treatment and prevention.
Keywords: pork production, harefoot, weanling pigs, suckling period, diet disbalance, vitamin B, neuropathy, histological tests, trunk nerve, biochemical processes.