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    • Biochemical variables from Holstein-Friesian calves older than one week are comparable to those obtained from adult animals of stable metabolic status on the same farm 

      Pérez Santos, María; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Abuelo Sebio, Ángel (Wiley, 2014-12-09)
      Age-related changes in blood variables have previously been reported for cattle. A few studies have investigated differences in biochemistry analytes over time using repeat measures. Objectives: The purpose of the study ...
    • Broadening the diagnosis panel of reproductive pathogens associated with abortion in ruminants 

      Díaz Cao, José Manuel; Prieto Lago, Alberto; López Lorenzo, Gonzalo; Díaz Fernández, Pablo; López Sández, Ceferino Manuel; Morrondo Pelayo, María Patrocinio; Fernández Rodríguez, Gonzalo (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2018)
      Diagnosis of abortion in cattle, sheep and goat have been mainly focused on abortive pathogens with a recognized impact in outbreaks, but the aetiologic diagnosis rates have been historically low worldwide. Thus, we ...
    • Clinical assessment of acid-base balance in Netherland Dwarf rabbit 

      Chapel González, José Miguel; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Famigli Bergamini, Paolo; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (International Institute of Ecology, 2021)
      Pet rabbits have increased their popularity in a lot of countries. However, most of the laboratory profiles in rabbit medicine come from the observations made in rabbit as biomodels or meat production. So that further ...
    • A comparative study of the metabolic profile, insulin sensitivity and inflammatory response between organically and conventionally managed dairy cattle during the periparturient period 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (2014-06-09)
      The number of organically managed cattle (OMC) within the European Union has increased tremendously in the last decade. However, there are still some concerns about animals under this farming system meeting their dietary ...
    • Dairy cow nutrition in organic farming systems. Comparison with the conventional system 

      Orjales Galdo, Inmaculada; López Alonso, María Marta; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Alaiz Moretón, Héctor; Resch, César; López, Secundino (Elsevier, 2019)
      The energy supplied by the high-forage diets used in organic farming may be insufficient to meet the requirements of dairy cattle. However, few studies have considered this problem. The present study aimed to analyze the ...
    • Dairy farmers’ decision‐making to implement biosecurity measures: A study of psychosocial factors 

      Moya, Sebastián J.; Tirado, Francisco; Espluga, Josep; Ciaravino, Giovanna; Armengol, Ramón; Diéguez Casalta, Francisco Javier; Yus Respaldiza, Eduardo Alfonso; Benavides, Bibiana; Casal, Jordi M.; Allepuz, Alberto (Wiley, 2020)
      Biosecurity measures are a set of management procedures that prevent the risk of introducing and spreading infectious diseases to a farm, although these measures are rarely implemented in dairy farms. There are some studies ...
    • Determination of Essential and Toxic Elements in Cattle Blood: Serum vs Plasma 

      Luna Narváez, Diego Fernando; López Alonso, María Marta; Cedeño Prócel, Yolanda Mercedes; Rigueira Rey, Lucas; Pereira Lestayo, Víctor; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés (MDPI, 2019)
      This study was designed to evaluate the influence of type of blood sample (serum or plasma) on essential and toxic element analysis in cattle. Paired plasma and serum samples (n = 20) were acid digested, and the concentrations ...
    • Development of a quantitative risk assessment of bovine viral diarrhea virus and bovine herpesvirus-1 introduction in dairy cattle herds to improve biosecurity 

      Benavides, Bibiana; Casal, Jordi M.; Diéguez Casalta, Francisco Javier; Yus Respaldiza, Eduardo Alfonso; Moya, Sebastián J.; Armengol, Ramón; Allepuz, Alberto (Elsevier, 2020)
      A quantitative risk assessment model was developed to estimate the annual probability of introducing bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) and bovine herpesvirus 1 (BoHV-1) at the farm level through animal movements. Data ...
    • Dietary Zinc Supplementation to Prevent Chronic Copper Poisoning in Sheep 

      Hamad Minervino, Antonio Humberto; López Alonso, Marta; Barrêto Júnior, Raimundo Alves; Rodrigues, Frederico Augusto Mazzocca Lopes; Araújo, Carolina Akiko Sato Cabral de; Sousa, Rejane Santos; Mori, Clara Satsuki; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Oliveira, Francisco Leonardo Costa; Antonelli, Alexandre Coutinho; Lippi Ortolani, Enrico (MDPI, 2018)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate whether zinc (Zn) supplementation protects against hepatic copper (Cu) accumulation in copper-loaded sheep. Forty cross-bred lambs were assigned to five experimental groups. These ...
    • Duración del período gestacional en la raza rubia gallega 

      Becerra González, Juan José; Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel; Peña Martínez, Ana Isabel; Ruibal, Santiago; Deiros Rodríguez, Jesús; Barrio López, Mónica; Gracia, Sara; García Herradón, Pedro José (2012-03-22)
      Se realizó un estudio sobre la duración de la gestación en la raza bovina Rubia Gallega explotada en sistemas de producción tradicional en la provincia de Lugo. Así mismo se valoraron distintos factores que pueden afectar, ...
    • Dynamics of mammary infections in organic dairy farms in Northern Spain 

      Villar, Ana; GRADILLAS, GLORIA; Fernández-Ruiz, Carmen; Rodríguez-Bermúdez, Ruth; López-Alonso, Marta (INIA, 2016)
      The objective of this paper is to evaluate the microbiological state and the dynamics of the mammary infections of organic farms in North Spain to discover if the high somatic cell count (SCC) observed in these farms is ...
    • Effect of colostrum redox balance on the oxidative status of calves during the first 3 months of life and the relationship with passive immune acquisition 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Pérez Santos, María; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (The Veterinary Journal, 2013-10-29)
      New-born calves depend upon colostrum intake for the acquisition of immunoglobulins (Ig) and other beneficial substances. However, colostrum is also a source of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Intrinsic production of ROS ...
    • Effect of Parenteral Antioxidant Supplementation During the Dry Period on Postpartum Glucose Tolerance in Dairy Cows 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Alves-Nores, V.; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Muiño Otero, Rodrigo; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (Wiley, 2016-03-12)
      Background Exacerbated postparturient insulin resistance (IR) has been associated with several pathologic conditions in dairy cattle. Oxidative stress (OS) plays a causative role in IR in humans, and an association, but ...
    • Effects of Calving Body Condition Score on Blood Acid–Base Balance of Primiparous Holstein-Friesian Dairy Cows in a Commercial Dairy Farm: A Case Study 

      Muiño Otero, Rodrigo; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (MDPI, 2021)
      The study was carried out on 27 healthy primiparous Holstein heifers (620 ± 50 kg) kept in a commercial dairy herd. The animals were divided into two groups taking into account the body condition score (BCS) index: BCS < ...
    • Environmental distribution of Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) in swine herds with natural infection 

      López Lorenzo, Gonzalo; Díaz Cao, José Manuel; Prieto Lago, Alberto; López Novo, Cynthia; López Sández, Ceferino Manuel; Díaz Fernández, Pablo; Rodríguez Vega, Víctor; Díez Baños, Pablo; Fernández Rodríguez, Gonzalo (Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
      Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the aetiological agent of PCV2-Systemic Disease (PCV2-SD) and PCV2-Subclinical Infection (PCV2-SI). PCV2 is highly resistant to environmental conditions, being able to remain in the farm ...
    • Epidemiología de la enfermedad de Lyme en un área sanitaria del noroeste de España 

      Vázquez López, María Esther; Pego Reigosa, Robustiano; Díez Morrondo, María Carolina; Castro Gago, Manuel; Díaz Fernández, Pablo; Fernández Rodríguez, Gonzalo; Morrondo Pelayo, María Patrocinio (Elsevier, 2015)
      Objetivo Valorar la influencia de algunos factores de riesgo sobre la tasa de incidencia de la enfermedad Lyme y describir las principales manifestaciones clínicas de esta. Métodos Se realizó un estudio retrospectivo ...
    • Evaluation and cluster analysis of inflammatory reactions of dairy cattle mastitis pathogens in milk samples submitted for microbiological examination 

      Díaz Cao, José Manuel; Barreal López, María Luisa; Pombo Río, María Belén; Prieto Lago, Alberto; Alonso Meijide, José María; Iglesias Becerra, Antonio; Lorenzana Fernández, Roberto; López Novo, Cynthia; Díez Baños, Pablo; Fernández Rodríguez, Gonzalo (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2019)
      Aim of study: We have classified into homogenous groups a wide spectrum of mammary pathogens according to their frequency of isolation in clinical mastitis and their somatic cell counts in non-clinical mastitis. Area ...
    • Evaluation of organic, conventional and intensive beef farm systems: health, management and animal production 

      Blanco Penedo, Isabel; López Alonso, María Marta; Shore, Richard F.; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Elsevier, 2012)
      The overall aim of the present study was to analyse and compare organic beef cattle farming in Spain with intensive and conventional systems. An on-farm study comparing farm management practices and animal health was carried ...
    • Evaluation of trace element status of organic dairy cattle 

      Orjales Galdo, Inmaculada; Herrero Latorre, Carlos; Miranda López, José Manuel; Rey Crespo, Francisco; Rodríguez Bermúdez, Ruth; López Alonso, María Marta (Elsevier, 2018)
      The present study aimed to evaluate trace mineral status of organic dairy herds in northern Spain and the sources of minerals in different types of feed. Blood samples from organic and conventional dairy cattle and feed ...
    • Evaluation of tubal patency in repeat breeder Holstein cows 

      Garrido, María R.; Peña Martínez, Ana Isabel; García Herradón, Pedro José; Becerra González, Juan José; Sande, Javier; Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2019)
      Aim of study: To evaluate tubal patency in repeat breeder Holstein cows with the purpose of estimating the frequency of oviduct obstruction as a cause of the repeat breeding syndrome. Area of study: Lugo (NW Spain) Material ...





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