Essays about: "ANIMAL Sex"

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  1. 1. Cross-sectional study of Anaplasma spp. in goats and sheep in Mongolia : a comparison between species in relationship to pasture conditions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Malin Jansson Lagerkvist; [2017]
    Keywords : Anaplasma ovis; ovine and caprine anaplasmosis; Mongolia; sheep; goats;

    Abstract : Anaplasma ovis, the main aetiology behind of ovine and caprine anaplasmosis, is a vector-borne bacterium of the order Rickettsiales, capable of infecting erythrocytes of small ruminants. The infection is generally a subclinical or mild condition, but stress-factors as co-infections, vaccinations, or transports may aggravate the disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Nature is full of rapists” : the representation of animal’s gender behavior in popular science

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Ylva Jonsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Gender; popular science; ideology;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis in rural development investigates the representations of animals and their social- and gender behavior in a Swedish popular science magazine. How is gender produced and reproduced, and how is language used to establish and maintain existing power relations? These are the questions that this thesis aim to answer. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of food enrichment on the behaviour of turtles in captivity : An observational study of McCord’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi) and Vietnamese pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis)

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Erika Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Chelodina mccordi; food enrichment; Mauremys annamensis; reptile behaviour; turtle; welfare; foderberikning; beteende hos reptiler; sköldpadda; välfärd;

    Abstract : McCord’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi) and Vietnamese pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis) are two critically endangered species of fresh water turtles originating from Asia. The aim of this study was to evaluate how the two species of aquatic turtles responded to food enrichment, if feed enrichment could reduce the stereotypic behaviour displayed by the McCord’s Snake-necked turtles and if behavioural signs associated to good welfare increased in response to food enrichment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hälsa hos mjölkraskalvar som flyttas till uppfödande gård innan avvänjning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Elin Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : Kalvhälsa; ; antibiotika; ; lunginflammation; ; diarré; ; nötköttsproduktion;

    Abstract : Det har blivit vanligare i Sverige att gårdar tar emot två till fyra veckor gamla mjölkraskalvar för att föda upp dem till slakt. Kalvhälsa har setts som ett problem på vissa av dessa gårdar, medan andra lyckas bättre. Kalvar är mer känsliga för stress och har inte ett fullt utvecklat immunförsvar jämfört med äldre djur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Histological Investigation of the testicular nerves at the castration site in geldings

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Emma Angelina Bengtsdotter; [2017]
    Keywords : castration; testicle; nerve; neuroma; pain; gelding;

    Abstract : Castration is one of the most common surgical procedures in equine medicine and associated with a number of postoperative complications such as swelling, infection, haemorrhage, peritonitis, funiculitis, omental herniation and eventration. But what happens with the testicular nerves after crushing and severing during the procedure? An injured nerve can respond with degeneration and/or regeneration. READ MORE