Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019

  • A Survey of Bacterial Pathogens Detected in Feces and Wool in Small Ruminants (Pilot Study)

    María Gallardo, Lucía Azócar-Aedo, Luis Arias-Darraz, Giorgio Castellar, Miguel Salgado, Juan Cárcamo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: 15 April 2019
    Accepted: 24 May 2019
    Published: 5 August 2019
    Abstract: Sheep feces can carry a high concentration of pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria, which potentially may contaminate wool as well as the shearers or wool manipulators through direct contact. A pilot study was carried out to determine the presence of bacterial DNA in feces and the degree of bacterial contamination in wool in two species of rumina... Show More
  • Improvement of the Maximum Avoidance of Inbreeding by the Use of Cell Manipulation Technique in Gametogenesis

    Takeshi Honda, Kenji Oyama

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2019
    Pages: 99-103
    Received: 24 July 2019
    Accepted: 13 August 2019
    Published: 26 August 2019
    Abstract: Reduction of genetic drift for preservation of genetic variability is one of the primary concerns for maintenance of endangered species in captivity. For this purpose, a number of selection schemes to equalize parental contributions to the next generation have been widely accepted as a simple guideline, but genetic drift due to random segregation o... Show More