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  1. Content type: Research

    Knowledge on the most prevalent welfare problems for pigs in different production stages is required to improve herd management plans. Thirty-one farrow-to-finish pig farms were visited between July and Novemb...

    Authors: Nienke van Staaveren, Julia Adriana Calderón Díaz, Edgar Garcia Manzanilla, Alison Hanlon and Laura Ann Boyle

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:9

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  2. Content type: Research

    Physiological measures indicative of the welfare status of animals during rearing could form part of an abattoir-based animal health and welfare assessment tool. A total of 66 pigs were used in this study, the...

    Authors: G. A. Carroll, L. A. Boyle, A. Hanlon, M. A. Palmer, L. Collins, K. Griffin, D. Armstrong and N. E. O’Connell

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    There is an increasing push for dairy production to be scientifically grounded and ethically responsible in the oversight of animal health and well-being. Addressing underlying challenges affecting the quality...

    Authors: Craig S. McConnel, Ashleigh A. McNeil, Joleen C. Hadrich, Jason E. Lombard, Jane Heller and Franklyn B. Garry

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:7

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  4. Content type: Research

    The mortality rate of horses undergoing general anaesthesia is high when compared to humans or small animal patients. One of the most critical periods during equine anaesthesia is recovery, as the horse attemp...

    Authors: Maria Chie Niimura del Barrio, Florent David, J. M. Lynne Hughes, David Clifford, Hans Wilderjans and Rachel Bennett

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:6

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  5. Content type: Research

    Gallibacterium anatis is an opportunistic pathogen of intensively reared poultry causing oophoritis, salpingitis, peritonitis and enteritis. Gallibacterium anatis infection often remains undiagnosed. Recently mul...

    Authors: Hosny El-Adawy, Herbert Bocklisch, Heinrich Neubauer, Hafez Mohamed Hafez and Helmut Hotzel

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Hyperthyroidism is common in older cats. Prevalence varies geographically, but is anecdotally considered low in Ireland. The aim of this study was to document prevalence of hyperthyroidism in older cats in the...

    Authors: Laura Bree, Barbara A. Gallagher, Robert E. Shiel and Carmel T. Mooney

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:2

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  7. Content type: Research

    Vertical integration of the broiler industry allows producers to combine different biosecurity and sanitation practices, housing technologies, and feeding regimens to improve food safety. The purpose of this s...

    Authors: Jong Su Ha, Kwang Won Seo, Yeong Bin Kim, Min Su Kang, Chang-Seon Song and Young Ju Lee

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:3

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  8. Content type: Review

    Drivers of change in dairy herd health management include the significant increase in herd/farm size, quota removal (within Europe) and the increase in technologies to aid in dairy cow reproductive management.

    Authors: Mark A. Crowe, Miel Hostens and Geert Opsomer

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2018 71:1

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  9. Content type: Research

    Ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA), caused by Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus (JSRV), is characterised by the development of invariably fatal lung tumours primarily in adult sheep. High infection rates and disea...

    Authors: Alison Marie Lee, Alan Wolfe, Joseph P. Cassidy, Locksley L. McV. Messam, John P. Moriarty, Ronan O’Neill, Claire Fahy, Emily Connaghan, Chris Cousens, Mark P. Dagleish and Maire C. McElroy

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:33

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  10. Content type: Research

    Herd fertility in pasture-based dairy farms is a key driver of farm economics. Models for predicting nulliparous reproductive outcomes are rare, but age, genetics, weight, and BCS have been identified as facto...

    Authors: Caroline Fenlon, Luke O’Grady, Stephen Butler, Michael L. Doherty and John Dunnion

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:32

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  11. Content type: Research

    To address a lack of information on the control of ovine helminth parasites in Northern Ireland (NI), a number of research projects have been undertaken, dealing with gastrointestinal nematodes, tapeworms and ...

    Authors: Connor McMahon, Hillary W. J. Edgar, Jason P. Barley, Robert E. B. Hanna, Gerard P. Brennan and Ian Fairweather

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:31

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  12. Content type: Research

    Pet cat and dog obesity contributes to increased risk of several diseases, including cancer and diabetes mellitus as well as a worsening of orthopaedic problems, and a reduction in survival rate. This study ai...

    Authors: Martin J. Downes, Catherine Devitt, Marie T. Downes and Simon J. More

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:29

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  13. Content type: Research

    Antimicrobial resistance has emerged in recent years as a significant public health threat, which requires both an ethical and a scientific approach. In a recent Policy Delphi study, on-farm use of antimicrobi...

    Authors: Manuel Magalhães-Sant’Ana, Simon J. More, David B. Morton and Alison J. Hanlon

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:28

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  14. Content type: Research

    To confirm the hypothesis that Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar (S.) Infantis has higher basic reproductive rates in chicks compared with other Salmonella serovars, 1-day-old specific-pathogen-free...

    Authors: Koichi Murakami, Eriko Maeda-Mitani, Daisuke Onozuka, Tamie Noda, Nobuyuki Sera, Hirokazu Kimura, Shuji Fujimoto and Satoshi Murakami

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:27

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  15. Content type: Research

    Payment programs based on milk quality (PPBMQ) are used in several countries around the world as an incentive to improve milk quality. One of the principal milk parameters used in such programs is the bulk tan...

    Authors: Marcos Busanello, Larissa Nazareth de Freitas, João Pedro Pereira Winckler, Hiron Pereira Farias, Carlos Tadeu dos Santos Dias, Laerte Dagher Cassoli and Paulo Fernando Machado

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:26

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  16. Content type: Erratum

    After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that the following errors had occurred:

    Authors: Nanci Creedon and Páraic S. Ó Súilleabháin

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:25

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    The original article was published in Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:23

  17. Content type: Research

    Veterinarians are faced with significant conflicts of interest when issuing certificates for the transport and slaughter of acutely injured and casualty livestock. In a recent Policy Delphi study, emergency an...

    Authors: Manuel Magalhães-Sant’Ana, Simon J. More, David B. Morton and Alison J. Hanlon

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:24

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  18. Content type: Research

    The primary objective of this study was to investigate if differences in dog bite characteristics exist amongst legislated and non-legislated dog breeds listed under breed-specific legislation in Ireland (age ...

    Authors: Nanci Creedon and Páraic S. Ó Súilleabháin

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:23

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:25

  19. Content type: Short Report

    Two open-controlled studies evaluated the tolerance and the efficacy of a 10 mg/mL deltamethrin-based pour-on solution (Deltanil®; Virbac, France) in treating (study 1) and preventing (study 2) natural Damalinia ...

    Authors: Eloy Castilla-Castaño, Alessandro Vischi, Christelle Navarro, Line Alice Lecru, Claudia Ribeiro, Sophie Pradier and Marie-Christine Cadiergues

    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2017 70:22

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