Essays about: "ANIMAL Sex"

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  1. 1. Preoperative training of pigs used for kidney transplantation research : refinement of postoperative procedure

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Anneli Rydén; [2017]
    Keywords : urine; blood sampling; stress-free; nursing; swine; catheterization;

    Abstract : The use of pigs as a preclinical model has increased dramatically the last decades. The specie´s unique anatomy and physiological features make it an appropriate transplantation study model for humans. In human medicine, kidney transplants have been established as the best and most cost-effective treatment for people with end-stage renal failure. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Prevalensen av rörelseasymmetrier hos unga ridhästar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Tobias Wrangberg; [2017]
    Keywords : rörelsemönster; symmetri; rörelseasymmetrier; unghästar; Lameness Locator;

    Abstract : SAMMANFATTNING Detta examensarbete hade som syfte att med hjälp av det objektiva rörelseanalyssystemet Lameness Locator analysera rörelsemönstret i en studiepopulation på ca 50 unghästar, dvs. framtida ridhästar i åldern 2-4 år. READ MORE

  4. 4. “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

  5. 5. 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