Because Nelore cattle were developed in tropical lands, they do not gain weight as easily as breeds from regions with harsh winters.
Understanding honeybee microbiome may offer excellent model for studying much more complex mammal microbiomes.
New technique requires little expertise, as swabs can be taken from areas on farm where FMD-susceptible animals commonly make contact.
VTT-developed piglet vaccine currently under animal testing prior to commercial availability.
Unique genetics of individual dairy cattle may influence susceptibility to ruminal acidosis.