M Brscic

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Prevalence of respiratory disorders in veal calves and potential risk factors
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 95:2753-64. 2012
  2. doi Prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders recorded at postmortem inspection in white veal calves and associated risk factors
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Science, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 94:853-63. 2011
  3. doi Synthetic rubber surface as an alternative to concrete to improve welfare and performance of finishing beef cattle reared on fully slatted flooring
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Animal 9:1386-92. 2015
  4. doi Short communication: Reference limits for blood analytes in Holstein late-pregnant heifers and dry cows: Effects of parity, days relative to calving, and season
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 98:7886-92. 2015
  5. ncbi Administration of dexamethasone per os in finishing bulls. II. Effects on blood parameters used as indicators of animal welfare
    A Marin
    1Istituto Zooprofilattico delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Animal 2:1080-6. 2008
  6. doi Assessment of welfare of finishing beef cattle kept on different types of floor after short- or long-term housing
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Animal 9:1053-8. 2015
  7. doi Effects of the provision of solid feeds enriched with protein or nonprotein nitrogen on veal calf growth, welfare, and slaughter performance
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 97:4649-57. 2014
  8. doi Alternative solutions to the concrete fully-slatted floor for the housing of finishing beef cattle: effects on growth performance, health of the locomotor system and behaviour
    G Cozzi
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Vet J 197:211-5. 2013
  9. doi Effects of the provision of large amounts of solid feeds to veal calves on growth and slaughter performance and intravitam and postmortem welfare indicators
    P Prevedello
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Anim Sci 90:3538-46. 2012
  10. doi Short communication: reference values for blood parameters in Holstein dairy cows: effects of parity, stage of lactation, and season of production
    G Cozzi
    Department of Animal Science, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 94:3895-901. 2011

Collaborators

  • E A M Bokkers
  • B J Lensink
  • A Marin
  • G Cozzi
  • F Gottardo
  • C Lonardi
  • B Contiero
  • P Prevedello
  • A Scollo
  • S Normando
  • R Ricci
  • E Tessitore
  • E Schiavon
  • P Dalvit
  • A L Stefani
  • L Ravarotto
  • L Moro

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi Prevalence of respiratory disorders in veal calves and potential risk factors
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 95:2753-64. 2012
    ..Different risk factors were involved at different stages of the fattening period. Therefore, to overcome respiratory disorders in veal calves, different solutions may apply to different stages of the fattening period...
  2. doi Prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders recorded at postmortem inspection in white veal calves and associated risk factors
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Science, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 94:853-63. 2011
    ..Some housing and management options adopted to improve veal calf welfare (i.e., higher space allowance and use of heating) were associated with lower risk for gastrointestinal disorders...
  3. doi Synthetic rubber surface as an alternative to concrete to improve welfare and performance of finishing beef cattle reared on fully slatted flooring
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Animal 9:1386-92. 2015
    ..9 ± 1.7% in CS pens. This study gave further evidence about the positive effects of the RS floor on growth performance and welfare of finishing beef cattle, although compromising cleanliness and hoof overgrowth...
  4. doi Short communication: Reference limits for blood analytes in Holstein late-pregnant heifers and dry cows: Effects of parity, days relative to calving, and season
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 98:7886-92. 2015
    ..The reference limits and the 95% confidence intervals for blood analytes determined in the study could help dairy practitioners to improve the accuracy of metabolic profile interpretation in Holstein late-pregnant cattle. ..
  5. ncbi Administration of dexamethasone per os in finishing bulls. II. Effects on blood parameters used as indicators of animal welfare
    A Marin
    1Istituto Zooprofilattico delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Animal 2:1080-6. 2008
    ..Moreover, the study indicated various blood parameters that might be used by health officials as effective tools in identifying beef cattle suspected of being illegally treated with dexamethasone...
  6. doi Assessment of welfare of finishing beef cattle kept on different types of floor after short- or long-term housing
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Animal 9:1053-8. 2015
    ..However, proper management of deep litter is necessary to maintain satisfactory cleanliness of the bulls...
  7. doi Effects of the provision of solid feeds enriched with protein or nonprotein nitrogen on veal calf growth, welfare, and slaughter performance
    M Brscic
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 97:4649-57. 2014
    ..This economic advantage was supported by the lack of detrimental effects on calf growth performance, behavior, and carcass quality. However, the occurrence of rumen papillae hyperkeratosis may raise some concerns about the use of urea...
  8. doi Alternative solutions to the concrete fully-slatted floor for the housing of finishing beef cattle: effects on growth performance, health of the locomotor system and behaviour
    G Cozzi
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Vet J 197:211-5. 2013
    ..4.7s; P<0.01) than RM bulls. Signs of lameness were observed in five FS bulls at the final assessment. RM floor proved to be a good alternative to FS but it increased the likelihood of overgrown claws due to insufficient hoof wear...
  9. doi Effects of the provision of large amounts of solid feeds to veal calves on growth and slaughter performance and intravitam and postmortem welfare indicators
    P Prevedello
    Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Anim Sci 90:3538-46. 2012
    ..When feeding veal calves with large amounts of solids, it is advisable to avoid the provision of corn grain alone and replace part of the cereal with a roughage source to improve calf health and prevent rumen mucosa alterations...
  10. doi Short communication: reference values for blood parameters in Holstein dairy cows: effects of parity, stage of lactation, and season of production
    G Cozzi
    Department of Animal Science, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Dairy Sci 94:3895-901. 2011
    ..The outcomes of this work will improve the accuracy of the biochemical profile as a tool for dairy practitioners to assess the metabolic status of lactating Holstein cows...
  11. doi Can novel methods be useful for pain assessment of castrated piglets?
    C Lonardi
    1Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Agripolis Legnaro PD, Italy
    Animal 9:871-7. 2015
    ..However, differently from the behavioural parameters considered, eye temperature involves several manipulations of the animals and a long process to acquire the data. ..