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Comparison of the fecal microbiota of domestic commercial meat, laboratory, companion, and shelter rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculi)
BackgroundRabbits are cecotrophic, hindgut-fermenters that rely heavily on their gastrointestinal microbiota for optimal digestion of plant-based diets. Dysbiosis, caused by disruption of theExpand
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Biosecurity practices and causes of enteritis on Ontario meat rabbit farms.
Infectious enterocolitis is a significant cause of mortality in meat rabbits. Disease risk is enhanced by intensive rearing practices and poor on-farm biosecurity. This investigation was undertakenExpand
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Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in fecal Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in Canadian commercial meat, companion, laboratory, and shelter rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and its
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic (e.g. Salmonella spp.), pathogenic, and opportunistic (e.g. E. coli) bacteria in animals represents a potential reservoir of antimicrobial resistantExpand
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An Investigation into the Fecal Microbiota of Domestic Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and Factors Influencing its Composition
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, Farm and Food Care Ontario, Floradale Feed Mill, and BW Feeds