Essays about: "The egg"

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  1. 1. Variation i utsöndring av blodmaskägg hos häst

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Michelle Lundqvist; Milly Åkerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : parasitology; selective therapy; faecal samples; McMaster; equus; strongyle eggs;

    Abstract : Due to an increased occurrence of resistance towards anthelmintics among equine endoparasites today, it is recommended that selective therapy is performed to minimize the use of anthelmintics. Selective therapy means that only infected individuals will be treated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urea’s ability to break the life cycle of Nematodirus spp. in situ : a field study on sheep in New Zealand

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Carolina Falkman; [2020]
    Keywords : Nematodirus; Strongyles; sheep; nematodes; urea; nitrogen; anthelmintic; resistance;

    Abstract : Nematodirus spp., along with other gastrointestinal nematodes, are a common cause of disease among sheep and remains a major animal health concern, and cause of reduced productivity for sheep farmers around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. The environmental impact of introducing a potato protein for human consumption in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malou Tromp; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; food loss; plant-based; genome-editing; potato protein; Life Cycle Assessment;

    Abstract : In this study, a Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA) was conducted on the introduction of a potato protein for human consumption in Sweden. The assessed environmental impact cathegories in the CLCA were the categories global warming potential, eutrophication and land use. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cognitive bias and welfare of egg-laying chicks: Impacts of commercial hatchery procedures on cognition.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Tiphaine Palazon; [2020]
    Keywords : Cognition; Cognitive bias; Depression; Early life stress; Emotion; Memory; Optimistic; Pessimistic; Prenatal stress; Welfare; White leghorn.;

    Abstract : Egg-laying hens coming from commercial hatchery go through hatchery procedures considered as stressful and engaging prolonged stress response in adult chickens. The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of commercial hatching procedure on the affective state of chicks, on their short- and long-term memory and on their need for social reinstatement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Density of sperm-producing tissue is positively linked to male reproductive success, but not to testes size in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Martine Graf; [2020]
    Keywords : Japanese quail; testes size; seminiferous tubule; sperm concentration; testes asymmetry; artificial selection;

    Abstract : If sexual selection acts in a sex-limited way on a trait that has a shared genetic basis between males and females, the resulting intralocus sexual conflict can have a considerable impact on the opposite sex. A prime example of sexual conflict affecting a shared characteristic would be the reproductive organs in males and females. READ MORE