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Crop yields in study boosted by use of composted horse dung

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Crop yields in study boosted by use of composted horse dung

Horse manure is gold when it comes to cropping, researchers show.

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Stable air can spell trouble for workers, say researchers

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stable air can spell trouble for workers, say researchers

Study team warns of “unfavourable health effects” from stable air.

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Scientists plot how to beat Australia’s dangerous Hendra virus

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Scientists plot how to beat Australia’s dangerous Hendra virus

Researchers ponder potential interventions to limit cases.

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Arthritic process seen in horses identified in humans for first time

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Arthritic process seen in horses identified in humans for first time

“We are now able to add a new piece to the puzzle.”

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Hair analysis proves worth in assessing mineral status of horses

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hair analysis proves worth in assessing mineral status of horses

Mane hair a much better indicator than blood serum, researchers report.

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Warming pushes Western US toward driest period in 1000 years

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
Warming pushes Western US toward driest period in 1000 years

Study warns of unprecedented risk of drought in 21st century.

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Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wild horses a crucial part of Neanderthal diet, study finds

Analysis of 11,500 bone and teeth fragments reveals fresh insights.

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Common antibiotics trigger significant changes in equine gut bacteria – study

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Common antibiotics trigger significant changes in equine gut bacteria – study

Some differences still evident, even after 25 days.

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Newborn foals may offer clues to autism

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Newborn foals may offer clues to autism

Biochemical switch to get foals fully conscious may involve the squeezing.

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Horses more reactive when fed a high-starch diet – study

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Horses more reactive when fed a high-starch diet – study

Reactivity on a high-starch diet compared to that of a high-fibre diet.

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Equine flu behind 10 percent of acute respiratory infections in American study

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Equine flu behind 10 percent of acute respiratory infections in American study

Increase in cases among vaccinated horses noted.

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New bone repair technique sets filly on path to a brighter future

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
New bone repair technique sets filly on path to a brighter future

Prognosis for complex jaw cyst normally poor, but technique healed it.

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Sarcoids the most common equine tumours found in analysis of lab results

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sarcoids the most common equine tumours found in analysis of lab results

British researchers examine 30 years of results from a pathology lab.

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Research looks to solve equine colic mystery

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Research looks to solve equine colic mystery

Cannulated horses provide window to the inner workings of the cecum.

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Are zebra stripes part of a fancy cooling system?

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Are zebra stripes part of a fancy cooling system?

New study tackles age-old question of the reason for those striking stripes.

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Food for thought: Review explores rangeland grazing

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Food for thought: Review explores rangeland grazing

Greatest potential dietary conflict between wild horses and cattle, review finds.

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Did ancient butchering tools give evolutionary edge to human communication?

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Did ancient butchering tools give evolutionary edge to human communication?

African butchering technology may have nurtured language, teaching.

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Nerve stimulation therapy offers hope for headshaking horses

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nerve stimulation therapy offers hope for headshaking horses

British study confirms potential of treatment for headshakers.

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Pets help autistic kids develop social skills, study suggests

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pets help autistic kids develop social skills, study suggests

US researcher found greater social skills among autistic children with household pets.

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Vets able to cope with emotional demands of euthanasia – study

| December 31, 2014 | 2 Comments
Vets able to cope with emotional demands of euthanasia – study

Study finds euthanasia not a major factor in depression among vets.

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