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Morphological and molecular identification of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Nigeria, West Africa: a threat to livestock health
The cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus was first reported in West Africa in Ivory Coast, in 2007. Since then it has made an aggressive eastward advancement having been reported in fourExpand
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Identification of immunogenic proteins from ovarian tissue and recognized in larval extracts of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, through an immunoproteomic approach.
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks are obligatory hematophagous ectoparasites of cattle and act as vectors for disease-causing microorganisms. Conventional tick control is based on the use ofExpand
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Actions to increase the sustainability of sheep production systems in Mediterranean disadvantaged areas: the case of the Lojeña sheep breed.
Many small ruminant breeds are located in the Mediterranean mountain areas and most of them are endangered. l These animals are adapted to unfavorable conditions, and have become agents to stimulateExpand
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Evolution and efficacy of use of indicators for improving goat pastoral farms
Dairy goat grazing systems in the Mediterranean basin are in recession due to the lack of profitability. An improvement of farm management could contribute to optimize the use of resources and toExpand
Appraisal and Monitoring of Small-Scale Dairy Goat Production System
In Spain there is a great variety of goat production systems, from the most traditional mixed (milk/meat) types to the most technologically advanced milk ones. To improve efficiency in these farms,Expand
Factors affecting the somatic cells count in milk of Murciano-granadina goat breed: Preliminary results
Somatic cell count (SCC) in milk is an indicator of the udder ́s health. The National Association of Murciano-granadina Goat Breeders (CAPRIGRAN) has developed a program in order to improve theExpand