Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Husbandry


  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 17, 2016

    Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates of Bovine Mastitis Origin and Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern from Northern Plains of India

    Among the various mastitis pathogens, Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is identified as chief etiological agent responsible for subclinical and chronic mastitis and most challenging for the veterinary clinician to treat such cases. In the present study, 435 cows were screened for mastitis by California Mastitis Test (CMT) and Somatic Cell…

    -Pati BK and Reena Mukherjee

  • Short communication - Medical Published: Aug 08, 2016

    Equine Foot MRI: Past, Present and Future

    Since its introduction in the late 1970s, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has become the diagnostic imaging modality of choice for the majority of musculoskeletal disorders in human medicine. MRI is a non-invasive diagnostic tool which provides excellent soft tissue contrast and depiction of bone marrow, ligaments, tendons and cartilage without…

    -Jan-Hein Swagemakers, Christoph Vente, and Mahmoud Mageed

  • Research article - Medical Published: Jul 11, 2016

    Social Status Affects Welfare Metrics of Group-Housed Gestating Sows

    Gestating sows experience various stressors which may have negative consequences on health and well-being. Aggressive encounters are inevitable when gestating sows are mixed and hierarchies are formed; therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of social status on the wellbeing of gestating sows housed in small…

    -Eridia Pacheco and Janeen L Salak-Johnson

  • Review article - Medical Published: Apr 11, 2016

    A Review of In Vitro Culture Systems in Bovine Reproductive Biotechnologies

    In vitro embryo production (IVP) is currently one of the most important biotechnologies in cattle breeding and husbandry. In vitro embryo technologies have enabled the production in large numbers of embryos of superior breeds in various livestock animals and allows for embryo transfer at low costs. Improvement of in vitro…

    -Alper Kocyigit

  • Editorial - Medical Published: Sep 16, 2015

    Endocrine Disruptors and their Harmful Health Implications: Between Old Thoughts and New Findings

    Many environmental chemicals, such as pesticides, have been experimentally demonstrated that they adversely affect the endocrine processes, known as endocrine disruptors (EDs). Endocrine disrupting chemicals are endocrine-modifying substances that have “weak intrinsic hormonal or anti-hormonal activity” and affect the balance of normal hormonal functions [1,2]. Several studies regarding exposure to…

    -Eman Ahmed, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim