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  1. In this study, the clinical findings and results of haematological and biochemical analyses of 26 cattle with botulism were evaluated. The most important clinical signs in the affected cattle included: decreas...

    Authors: S Senturk and H Cihan
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:481
  2. Many factors influence litter size. These include genetics, gilt management, lactation length, parity distribution, disease, stress and boar fertility. In the past 20 years, litter size in Irish sows has incre...

    Authors: Peadar G Lawlor and P Brendan Lynch
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:359
  3. Respiratory infections, recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH) are major causes of poor performance in horses. Fungi and mycotoxins are now recognised as a major c...

    Authors: Thomas Buckley, Alan Creighton and Ursula Fogarty
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:231
  4. A nine-year-old male entire Labrador was diagnosed with pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Following seven months of successful mitotane therapy, the dog presented with marked weight gain, seborrhoea an...

    Authors: Robert E Shiel, Els Acke, Antonella Puggioni, Joseph P Cassidy and Carmel T Mooney
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:88
  5. This paper reports on an unusual case of pleural epitheloid mesothelioma in a nine-month-old male, mixed breed dog. The dog was presented in-extremis and, on post mortem examination, multiple, exophytic, frequent...

    Authors: Sevil Atalay Vural, Zafer Ozyildiz and Sule Yurdagul Ozsoy
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2007 60:30
  6. A descriptive analysis, to investigate the potential risk factors that might have contributed to the increased incidence of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) herd-breakdowns in the reference area of Co. Donegal during...

    Authors: Francisco Olea-Popelka, Dermot Butler, Des Lavin, Guy McGrath, James O'Keeffe, David Kelton, Olaf Berke, Simon More and Wayne Martin
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:683
  7. An eight-year-old, male neutered, crossbred dog was presented for investigation of a lingual mass of four months duration. Oral examination revealed a 7 cm × 5 cm soft, fluctuant mass at the caudal aspect of t...

    Authors: Laura J. Owen, James M. Grierson, Janet C. Patterson-Kane and Stephen J. Baines
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:622
  8. Risk management of paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) in a dairy herd requires an assessment of the likelihood of paratuberculosis occurring in the herd, the economic impact of paratuberculosis on the herd and...

    Authors: Maarten F Weber
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:555
  9. Cryptosporidiosis, a protozoal disease which causes significant morbidity in humans, is one of the chief causes of diarrhoea in neonatal ruminants. although the parasite poses a significant threat to public he...

    Authors: Annetta Zintl, Grace Mulcahy, Theo de Waal, Valerie de Waele, Catherine Byrne, Marguerite Clyne, Nicholas Holden and Seamus Fanning
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:495
  10. Cryptosporidiosis, a protozoal disease which causes significant morbidity in humans, is one of the chief causes of diarrhoea in neonatal ruminants. Although the parasite poses a significant threat to public he...

    Authors: Annetta Zintl, Grace Mulcahy, Theo de Waal, Valerie de Waele, Catherine Byrne, Marguerite Clyne, Nicholas Holden and Seamus Fanning
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:442
  11. This study was designed to investigate the occurrence of Salmonella spp and Campylobacter spp in faeces samples from 222 healthy Murciano-Granadina dairy goats reared on 12 farms in Spain and in samples of bulk t...

    Authors: Carmen Cortés, Ricardo de la Fuente, Antonio Contreras, Antonio Sánchez, Juan C Corrales, Susana Martínez and José A. Orden
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:391
  12. Samples were taken from 100 camel sausages from the different retail markets in Aydin province in the south-west of Turkey and they were tested for the presence of Listeria spp by biochemical methods. Samples wer...

    Authors: Gokben Ozbey, Hasan Basri Ertas and Filiz Kok
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:342
  13. The effects of sevoflurane or isoflurane on arterial blood gas, arterial oxyhaemoglobin saturation and end-tidal CO2 tension were monitored during induction and maintenance of anaesthesia in 10 premedicated New Z...

    Authors: Ayse Topal and Nihal Gül
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:278
  14. This is the first reported isolation of avian influenza virus (AIV) from emu in China. An outbreak of AIV infection occurred at an emu farm that housed 40 four-month-old birds. Various degrees of haemorrhage w...

    Authors: Wenhua Kang, Wanyong Pang, Junfeng Hao and Deming Zhao
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:148
  15. A double antibody sandwich ELISA developed by ID-DLO, Lelystad to detect Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection was used on 329 sheep from four pedigree Suffolk flocks in which clinical cases of caseous lym...

    Authors: Frank E. Malone, Seán A. Fee, Elbarte M. Kamp, David C. King, Graham J. Baird, Kath M. O'Reilly and Fiona E.A. Murdock
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2006 59:19
  16. Five dogs, four small mixed breed and a Doberman Pinscher, presented in our clinic with hemivertebra. Complete physical, radiological and neurological examinations were done and the spinal deformities were cha...

    Authors: Omer Besalti, Ahmet Ozak, Zeynep Pekcan and Salih Eminaga
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:688
  17. The four-area project was undertaken to further assess the impact of badger removal on the control of tuberculosis in cattle herds in Ireland. It was conducted between 1997 and 2002 in matched removal and refe...

    Authors: John M. Griffin, Simon J. More, Tracy A. Clegg, John D. Collins, Ian O'Boyle, David H. Williams, Gabrielle E. Kelly, Eamon Costello, D. Paddy Sleeman, Finbarr O'Shea, Murt Duggan, James Murphy and Desmond P.T. Lavin
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:629
  18. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether epidural administration of a xylazine-lidocaine combination accompanied by xylazine sedation would provide satisfactory analgesia for some surgical proce...

    Authors: Alkan Kamiloglu, Nadide Nabil Kamiloglu, Savas Ozturk, Gultekin Atalan and Engin Kılıc
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:567
  19. This clinical case report described a three-month-old mongrel dog that had the urethral orifice opening 3 cm from the tip of the penis and lacked a completely formed preputial sheath. It was presented to the c...

    Authors: Jason Ndikuwera
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:504
  20. Some feed ingredients bind more acid in the stomach than others and for this reason may be best omitted from pig starter foods if gastric acidity is to be promoted. The objective of this study was to measure t...

    Authors: Peadar G. Lawlor, P. Brendan Lynch, Patrick J. Caffrey, James J. O'Reilly and M. Karen O'Connell
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:447
  21. Milk samples from 285 cows in 15 dairy herds were collected for bacteriological analysis. Cows were selected on the basis of a somatic cell count (SCC) exceeding 200,000 cells per ml at the three most recent m...

    Authors: Damien J. Barrett, Anne M. Healy, Finola C. Leonard and Michael L. Doherty
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:333
  22. A domestic-longhair cat presented due to lethargy, dyspnoea and hypersalivation. Radiographic examination revealed a bilateral pleural effusion, which was diagnosed as pyothorax based on cytological examinatio...

    Authors: Ronan S. Doyle, Christopher R. Bellenger, Luis Campoy and Hester McAllister
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:211
  23. A two-step PCR assay was developed for the molecular detection of Taylorella equigenitalis, a Gram-negative genital bacterial pathogen in horses. Two specific oligonucleotide primers (TE16SrRNABCHf [25mer] and...

    Authors: Thomas C. Buckley, B. Cherie Millar, Claire L. Egan, Paula Gibson, Hazel Cosgrove, Siobhan Stanbridge, Motoo Matsuda and John E. Moore
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:146
  24. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in dogs that is characterised by focal or disseminated granulomatous lesions within the brain and/or spinal...

    Authors: Emma J. O'Neill, Darren Merrett and Boyd Jones
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2005 58:86
  25. Public concerns over the widespread prophylactic use of antibiotics have led to a search for alternatives to dry cow therapy for the prevention of intramammary infections. A popular alternative is to infuse a ...

    Authors: Fiona Crispie, James Flynn, R. Paul Ross, Colin Hill and William J. Meaney
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:652
  26. Tetanus with hiatal hernia was diagnosed in a four-month-old female sheepdog pup. The animal was treated with tetanus antitoxin, antibiotics, fluids and intensive nursing care for three weeks and subsequently ...

    Authors: Els Acke, Boyd R Jones, Rory Breathnach, Hester McAllister and Carmel T Mooney
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:593
  27. Dry cow antibiotic therapy is used to eliminate existing intramammary infections and to prevent new infections in the dry period. It is implemented as part of a total management system known as the 'Five-Point...

    Authors: Fiona Crispie, James Flynn, R Paul Ross, Colin Hill and William J Meaney
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:412
  28. Extremophiles are organisms that can grow and thrive in harsh conditions, e.g., extremes of temperature, pH, salinity, radiation, pressure and oxygen tension. Thermophilic, halophilic and radiation-resistant o...

    Authors: Jane A Irwin and Alan W Baird
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:348
  29. Friesian-type dairy cows were milked with different machine settings to determine the effect of these settings on teat tissue reaction and on milking characteristics. Three teat-cup liner designs were used wit...

    Authors: David E. Gleeson, Edmond J. O'Callaghan and Myles V. Rath
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:289
  30. Bulk tank milk samples, collected from 347 herds throughout the Republic of Ireland using a sampling frame based on seven milk-recording organisations, were tested by ELISA for antibodies to Leptospira interrogan...

    Authors: Nola Leonard, John F. Mee, Sylvia Snijders and Dermot Mackie
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:226
  31. Infection with Angiostrongylus vasorum was diagnosed at necropsy on a dog that died from acute pulmonary haemorrhage, and on recovery of L1 larvae by Baermann examination of faeces from two dogs, one of which had...

    Authors: Sheila F Brennan, Grainne McCarthy, Hester McAllister, Hugh Bassett and Boyd R Jones
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:103
  32. Over a seven-year period, chronic otitis externa was surgically managed in 43 dogs at the University Veterinary Hospital of University College Dublin. Lateral ear canal resection (LECR) was undertaken in nine ...

    Authors: Ronan S Doyle, Cliona Skelly and Christopher R Bellenger
    Citation: Irish Veterinary Journal 2004 57:22