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- Ang, Mabel Y.L.; Shender, Marisa A.; Ross, Stephen R.
- Zoo biology 2017 v.36 no.1 pp. 5-10
- animal well-being, etc ; Pan troglodytes; amputation; animal behavior; animal health; case studies; females; forelimbs; locomotion; monitoring; risk; travel; zoo animals; zoos; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Primates possess great manual dexterity, and their limbs are integral to many aspects of normal functioning (e.g., climbing, feeding). As such, the loss of a limb carries the risk of significant disability and potentially harmful impairment of species‐typical functioning. Limb loss is known to occur in some wild primate populations due to entanglement in hunting snares, but can also occur in capti ...
- Vukasinovic, N.; Bacciu, N.; Przybyla, C.A.; Boddhireddy, P.; DeNise, S.K.
- Journal of dairy science 2017 v.100 no.1 pp. 428-438
- animal well-being, etc ; Holstein; abomasum; animal health; animal models; breeding value; calving; cows; dairy cattle; endometritis; genomics; genotype; genotyping; herds; ketosis; lactation; lameness; mastitis; parity (reproduction); pedigree; phenotype; placenta; prediction; probability; single nucleotide polymorphism; United States; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... In March 2016, Zoetis Genetics offered the first commercially available evaluation for wellness traits of Holstein dairy cattle. Phenotypic data on health events, pedigree, and genotypes were collected directly from producers upon obtaining their permission. Among all recorded health events, 6 traits were chosen to be included in the evaluation: mastitis, metritis, retained placenta, displaced abo ...