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A Case Study on Fish Farming – A Boon to Enhance Farmer’s Income and Employment Generation in Saline and Sodic Soil

Fish farming on saline-sodic soil is crucial for human nutrition as well as the country’s rural economy. A thorough ecological strategy and the development of new systems are required for the management of water-logged saline and sodic soil. Fish farming is thriving in salty and sodic areas, and it is a lucrative business for farmers.…
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November 26, 2021 0

Review: Early Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Pigs Using Tracheo-bronchial Swab Sampling under Field Conditions

TBS sampling (tracheobronchial swab) is a fast, accurate, and animal-friendly method of diagnosing Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in the respiratory system (M. hyopneumoniae). This study covers a wide range of M. hyopneumoniae diagnostic procedures, including clinical symptoms, necropsy, microscopy, and pathogen detection using immunohistochemistry, culture, and PCR. Following that, TBS for the early detection of M. hyopneumoniae…
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November 26, 2021 0

Investigating the Effects of Two Different Diets on Carcass and Meat Quality Traits of Chato Murciano Pigs

To test the effects of two diets, 40 castrated male pigs of the Spanish autochthonous Chato Murciano breed were utilised. Twenty pigs were fed a high protein/low fat (HP/LF) diet and slaughtered at 125.03 kg LW. The remaining 20 pigs were fed an LP/HF diet and slaughtered at 121.91 kg LW. The effects of diet…
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October 12, 2021 0

Leptospirosis in Pigs: A Silent Economic Drawback in Piggery Industry

The epidemiology of Leptospirosis in pigs is discussed in this chapter. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic illness spread over the world caused by the genus Leptospira. The disease is endemic to tropical areas and affects both wild and domestic animals, as well as humans. Pigs from intensively confined, free-range, and feral environments can become infected if…
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August 7, 2021 0