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  1. Research

    Thoracolumbar epidural anaesthesia with 0.5% bupivacaine with or without methadone in goats

    Epidural anaesthesia is one of the most commonly used locoregional techniques in ruminants. The lumbosacral epidural technique is reasonably easy to perform and requires low volumes of local anaesthetic drug t...

    Priscila dos Santos Silva, Paulo Fantinato-Neto, André Nicolai Elias Silva, Eduardo Harry Birgel Junior and Adriano Bonfim Carregaro

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:15

    Published on: 26 May 2017

  2. Research

    The prevalence, temporal and spatial trends in bulk tank equivalent milk fat depression in Irish milk recorded herds

    Milk fat is important in terms of economic value and in its potential to provide information concerning cow diet and health. Under current milk payment schemes in Ireland farmer income is directly linked to mi...

    Catherine I. Carty, Alan G. Fahey, Morgan R. Sheehy, Steve Taylor, Ian J. Lean, Conor G. McAloon, Luke O’Grady and Finbar J. Mulligan

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:14

    Published on: 18 May 2017

  3. Research

    A survey of free-ranging deer in Ireland for serological evidence of exposure to bovine viral diarrhoea virus, bovine herpes virus-1, bluetongue virus and Schmallenberg virus

    Deer are an important wildlife species in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland having colonised most regions across the island of Ireland. In comparison to cattle and sheep which represent the mai...

    David A. Graham, Clare Gallagher, Ruth F. Carden, Jose-Maria Lozano, John Moriarty and Ronan O’Neill

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:13

    Published on: 12 May 2017

  4. Research

    Application of antibodies to recombinant heat shock protein 70 in immunohistochemical diagnosis of mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in tissues of naturally infected cattle

    Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) infection is key to the control of Johne’s disease. Immunohistochemistry is one of the methods of detection of MAP infection in tissues. However,...

    Julius Boniface Okuni, David Patrick Kateete, Moses Okee, Anna Nanteza, Moses Joloba and Lonzy Ojok

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:10

    Published on: 24 March 2017

  5. Research

    The impact of removal of the seasonality formula on the eligibility of Irish herds to supply raw milk for processing of dairy products

    The dairy industry in Ireland is expanding rapidly, with a focus on the production of high quality milk. Somatic cell counts (SCC) are an important indicator both of udder health and milk quality. Milk sold by...

    Caroline Fenlon, Luke O’Grady, Finola McCoy, Erik Houtsma and Simon J. More

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:9

    Published on: 23 February 2017

  6. Short Report

    Genetic basis of benzimidazole resistance in Teladorsagia circumcincta in Ireland

    Resistance to benzimidazole (BZ) anthelmintics is common in ovine nematodes of economic importance. Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) at three positions in the isotype 1 β– tubulin gene have been associate...

    Jason D. Keegan, Barbara Good, Theo de Waal, June Fanning and Orla M. Keane

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:8

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  7. Research

    A nationwide survey of anthelmintic treatment failure on sheep farms in Ireland

    Between 2013 and 2015 the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) administered a sheep technology adoption programme (STAP), with the aim of increasing profitability on Irish sheep farms by encou...

    Jason D. Keegan, Orla M. Keane, Barbara Good, Theo De Waal, Marian Denny, James P. Hanrahan, William Fitzgerald and Maresa Sheehan

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:7

    Published on: 9 February 2017

  8. Research

    Efficacy of washing and disinfection in cattle markets in Ireland

    Few studies have reported on the effectiveness of the washing and disinfection methods used in cattle markets in Ireland. Purchasing cattle into recipient herds poses a high biosecurity risk due to the possibi...

    Jarlath T. O. Connor, Tracy A. Clegg and Simon J. More

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:6

    Published on: 9 February 2017

  9. Review

    Ticks and Tick-borne diseases in Ireland

    Throughout Europe interest in tick-borne agents is increasing, particularly with regard to those that can cause human disease. The reason for this is the apparent rise in the incidence of many tick-borne disea...

    Annetta Zintl, Sara Moutailler, Peter Stuart, Linda Paredis, Justine Dutraive, Estelle Gonzalez, Jack O’Connor, Elodie Devillers, Barbara Good, Colm OMuireagain, Theo De Waal, Fergal Morris and Jeremy Gray

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:4

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  10. Short report

    Protein profiling of plasma proteins in dairy cows with subclinical hypocalcaemia

    Subclinical hypocalcaemia (SH) is an important metabolic disease in dairy cows that has a serious impact on production performance. The objective of this study was to investigate novel aspects of pathogenesis ...

    Ziling Fan, Shi Shu, Chuchu Xu, Xinhuan Xiao, Gang Wang, Yunlong Bai, Cheng Xia, Ling Wu, Hongyou Zhang, Chuang Xu and Wei Yang

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:3

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  11. Case report

    Dystrophic mineralization of the arterial fibrovascular tissue associated with a vitamin D hypervitaminosis in an 8-year-old female Alpaca (Vicugna pacos)

    Prophylactic Vitamin D supplementation is a common practice in Alpaca breeding in many regions around the world. An overdosage can lead to dystrophic mineralization of soft tissues. In this paper we illustrate...

    Alexander Tavella, Annalisa Stefani, Claudia Zanardello, Astrid Bettini, Matthias Gauly and Patrik Zanolari

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:19

    Published on: 15 December 2016

  12. Research

    The immunohistochemical evaluation of selected markers in the left atrium of dogs with end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy and myxomatous mitral valve disease – a preliminary study

    Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) are the most common diseases noted in dogs. Although their pathogenesis varies, both include a significant enlargement of the left atrium.

    Izabela Janus, Małgorzata Kandefer-Gola, Rafał Ciaputa, Agnieszka Noszczyk-Nowak, Urszula Pasławska, Massimiliano Tursi and Marcin Nowak

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:18

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  13. Short Report

    Stakeholder perspectives on the use of pig meat inspection as a health and welfare diagnostic tool in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; a SWOT analysis

    A SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis is a strategic management tool applied to policy planning and decision-making. This short report presents the results of a SWOT analysis, carr...

    C. Devitt, L. Boyle, D. L. Teixeira, N. E. O’Connell, M. Hawe and A. Hanlon

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:17

    Published on: 7 November 2016

  14. Research

    Usefulness of clinical observations and blood chemistry values for predicting clinical outcomes in dairy goats with pregnancy toxaemia

    Pregnancy toxaemia (PT) is a disease that affects pregnant goats during their last month of gestation and is characterized by a high case fatality rate. This study involved 32 does maintained on a commercial d...

    Miguel S. Lima, Júlia M. Silveira, Nuno Carolino, Luis P. Lamas, Rita A. Pascoal and Charles A. Hjerpe

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:16

    Published on: 24 October 2016

  15. Case Report

    Dermatosparaxis in two Limousin calves

    An unusual presentation of skin disease was identified in two related neonatal Pedigree Limousin calves presented to University Veterinary Hospital, University College Dublin, following detailed post mortem ex...

    Catherine I. Carty, Alison M. Lee, Nathan A. E. Wienandt, Edward L. Stevens, Derron A. Alves, John A. Browne, Jill Bryan, Eoin G. Ryan and Joseph P. Cassidy

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:15

    Published on: 18 October 2016

  16. Review

    Decision making on helminths in cattle: diagnostics, economics and human behaviour

    Helminth infections of cattle affect productivity in all classes of stock, and are amongst the most important production-limiting diseases of grazing ruminants. Over the last decade, there has been a shift in ...

    Johannes Charlier, Valérie De Waele, Els Ducheyne, Mariska van der Voort, Fiona Vande Velde and Edwin Claerebout

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:14

    Published on: 27 September 2016

  17. Short report

    Insights into antimicrobial resistance among long distance migratory East Canadian High Arctic light-bellied Brent geese (Branta bernicla hrota)

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the most significant threat to global public health and ascertaining the role wild birds play in the epidemiology of resistance is critically important. This study investigate...

    Austin Agnew, Juan Wang, Séamus Fanning, Stuart Bearhop and Barry J. McMahon

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:13

    Published on: 15 September 2016

  18. Case Report

    Typhlocolitis associated with Clostridium difficile ribotypes 078 and 110 in neonatal piglets from a commercial Irish pig herd

    Clostridium difficile is a recognised cause of typhlocolitis and diarrhoea in neonatal pigs but has never been confirmed in association with pathology and disease in Irish pigs.

    Máire C. McElroy, Martin Hill, Geraldine Moloney, Micheál Mac Aogáin, Shane McGettrick, Áine O’Doherty and Thomas R. Rogers

    Irish Veterinary Journal 2016 69:10

    Published on: 19 August 2016

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