Animal Science

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Works Published in 2021

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2021 journal article

Fibre supplementation to pre-weaning piglet diets did not improve the resilience towards a post-weaning enterotoxigenic E. coli challenge


By: H. Hees*, D. Maes*, S. Millet*, L. Hartog*, T. Kempen n & G. Janssens*

author keywords: dietary fibre; ETEC; fermentability; intestinal permeability; weaned piglets
MeSH headings : Animal Feed / analysis; Animals; Diet / veterinary; Dietary Supplements; Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli; Escherichia coli Infections / prevention & control; Escherichia coli Infections / veterinary; Swine; Weaning
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 11, 2020

2021 journal article

Increasing browse and social complexity can improve zoo elephant welfare

ZOO BIOLOGY, 40(1), 9–19.

By: M. Lasky n, J. Campbell n, J. Osborne n, E. Ivory*, J. Lasky n & C. Kendall n

author keywords: behavior; diet; ex situ; Loxodonta africana; management; social
MeSH headings : Animal Feed / analysis; Animal Husbandry / methods; Animal Welfare; Animals; Animals, Zoo / physiology; Appetitive Behavior; Behavior, Animal; Diet / veterinary; Elephants / physiology; Female; Male; Social Behavior
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 2, 2020

2021 journal article

Microbiability of meat quality and carcass composition traits in swine

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 9(2), 223–236.

By: P. Khanal n, C. Maltecca n, C. Schwab, J. Fix & F. Tiezzi n

author keywords: heritability; meat quality and carcass composition traits; microbiability; microbial diversity; microbiome
MeSH headings : Animals; Body Composition; Body Weight / genetics; Genome; Phenotype; Pork Meat; Swine; Weaning
Source: ORCID
Added: September 27, 2020

2021 journal article

Evidence for recombination variability in purebred swine populations

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 138(2), 259–273.

author keywords: genetic variance; recombination rate; selection; swine
MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Genome; Genomics; Male; Phenotype; Recombination, Genetic; Swine
Source: ORCID
Added: September 26, 2020