Breeding for Disease Resistance in Farm Animals

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Stephen C. Bishop, Roger F. E. Axford, Frank W. Nicholas, John B. Owen
CABI, 2010 - Science - 362 pages
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This new edition provides an updated review of the principles of animal breeding for advanced health and disease resistance. Authored by experts, it uses examples covering many diseases of importance to livestock production across all major livestock species. Topics include techniques and approaches, viruses, Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), bacteria, parasites, vectors, and broader health issues seen in production systems, including metabolic diseases.
 

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Contents

Viruses and TSEs
55
Bacteria
181
Parasites and Vectors
277
Metabolic and Production Diseases
315
Index
349
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