Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Investigation of Rotavirus Infection in Calves with Diarrhea in Northeast Turkey

    Volkan Yilmaz

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 8 December 2015
    Accepted: 16 December 2015
    Published: 30 December 2015
    Abstract: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in newborn calves. In this study, it was aimed to investigate frequency of Rotavirus infections in calves in Kars region in Northeast Turkey by feces sampling 112 diarrheic calves of 0-6 months old. Feces samples were tested for Rotavirus antigen by Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Of ... Show More
  • Effect of Traditional Cattle Farming Systems on Farmer Knowledge, Cattle Performances and Agribusiness Potential in West New Guinea-Papua Barat Province, Indonesia

    Deny A. Iyai, Desni T. R. Saragih, Frandz P. Rumbiak

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 5-10
    Received: 4 November 2015
    Accepted: 13 November 2015
    Published: 1 February 2016
    Abstract: Cattle have been long time introduced in Papua. However adaptation to raise cattle has been unpredictable. An explorative field study using participatory analysis was done in fifteen villages to comprehensively understand the dynamic of cattle performances. Cattle farming system was classified in to three sizes, i.e. small-medium- and large systems... Show More
  • Diet-Dependent Immunohistochemical Evaluation of Connexin 43 in the Sheep Rumen

    Rasha S. Ahmed, Holger Martens, Christoph Muelling

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 11-14
    Received: 28 January 2016
    Accepted: 8 February 2016
    Published: 26 February 2016
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to characterize the immunohistochemical localization of plasma membrane connexin 43 in the rumen of sheep after changing the diet from hay (ad libitum) to a mixed hay/concentrate diet. A total of 24 sheep were fed mixed hay/concentrate for different periods ranging from 0 weeks (control; hay ad libitum) to 12 weeks (... Show More