NZVJ article collections

New Zealand Veterinary Journal article collections

The following article collections cover a variety of topics of particular interest to veterinary clinicians and animal scientists.

Each topic contains review articles, scientific articles and clinical communications that have been published in the NZVJ, mostly since 2010. Just select a topic and you will find the title of the articles with a direct link for downloading the paper from SciQuest.

Animal medical genetics: a perspective on the epidemiology and control of inherited disorders

Beef cattle

A survey detailing the calving performance of primiparous 2-year-old beef heifers and outcomes of assisted calving

Analysis of individual farm investigations into bovine viral diarrhoea in beef herds in the North Island of New Zealand

Epidemiology of the epidemic of bovine anaemia associated with Theileria orientalis (Ikeda) between August 2012 and March 2014

An assessment of the herd-level impact of the Theileria orientalis (Ikeda) epidemic of cattle in New Zealand, 2012 – 2013: a mixed methods approach

Prevalence and spatial distribution of cattle herds infected with Theileria orientalis in New Zealand between 2012 and 2013

Investigation of bovine haemoplasmas and their association with anaemia in New Zealand cattle

Suspected levamisole intoxication in calves

Sheep

Use of analgesic drugs for pain management in sheep

Perinatal lamb mortality: an assessment of gross, histological and immunohistochemical changes in the central nervous system

Production benefits from pre- and post-lambing anthelmintic treatment of ewes on commercial farms in the southern North Island of New Zealand

A cost-benefit analysis of pre- and post-lambing anthelmintic treatments to twin-bearing ewes on commercial farms in the southern North Island of New Zealand

Serological patterns, antibody half-life and shedding in urine of Leptospira spp. in naturally exposed sheep

Investigation of fetal loss in ewe lambs in relation to liveweight changes and progesterone concentrations in early to mid gestation

Skeletal deformities associated with nutritional congenital rickets in newborn lambs

Deer

Longitudinal serological survey and herd-level risk factors for Leptospira spp. serovars Hardjo-bovis and Pomona on deer farms with sheep and/or beef cattle

Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) with grossly normal mesenteric lymph nodes

Alpaca

Bovine xenograft application for treatment of a metatarsal nonunion fracture in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos)

Surgical treatment of scapulohumeral subluxation in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos) using osteotomy of the acromion, open reduction and extracapsular tension sutures

Chronic sporidesmin toxicosis and photosensitisation in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos) in New Zealand

Congenital hypothyroidism of dogs and cats: A review

Descriptive epidemiological study of the use of antimicrobial drugs by companion animal veterinarians in New Zealand

Nephroliths and ureteroliths: a new stone age

Policies for the vaccination of cats and dogs in New Zealand veterinary practices

Animal medical genetics: a perspective on the epidemiology and control of inherited disorders

Dogs

Canine hypothyroidism: A review of aetiology and diagnosis

A retrospective study of gastric dilatation and gastric dilatation and volvulus in working farm dogs in New Zealand

A serological survey of leptospiral antibodies in dogs in New Zealand

Canine herpesvirus-1 ocular diseases of mature dogs

Craniocervical junction abnormalities in dogs

Biomarkers in canine parvovirus enteritis

An exploration of attitudes towards pedigree dogs and their disorders as expressed by a sample of companion animal veterinarians in New Zealand

Canine hip dysplasia: phenotypic scoring and the role of estimated breeding value analysis

First report of a mecA-positive multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from a dog in New Zealand

Cats

Haemoplasmas: Lessons learnt from cats

The prevalence of ocular lesions associated with hypertension in a population of geriatric cats in Auckland, New Zealand

A comparison of anaesthetic recoveries in cats following induction with either alfaxalone or ketamine and diazepam

Veterinary provision of analgesia for domestic cats (Felis catus) undergoing gonadectomy: a comparison of samples from New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom

The pharmacokinetics of methimazole in a novel lipophilic formulation administered transdermally to healthy cats

Use and perception of collars for companion cats in New Zealand

Distribution of blood types in a sample of 245 New Zealand non-purebred cats

Dairy cattle

Associations between body condition, rumen fill, diarrhoea and lameness and ruminal acidosis in Australian dairy herds

Effect of analgesia and anti-inflammatory treatment on weight gain and milk intake of dairy calves after disbudding

Silymarin and lycopene administration in periparturient dairy cows: effects on milk production and oxidative status

Epidemiology of the epidemic of bovine anaemia associated with Theileria orientalis (Ikeda) between August 2012 and March 2014

An assessment of the herd-level impact of the Theileria orientalis (Ikeda) epidemic of cattle in New Zealand, 2012 – 2013: a mixed methods approach

Prevalence and spatial distribution of cattle herds infected with Theileria orientalis in New Zealand between 2012 and 2013

Investigation of bovine haemoplasmas and their association with anaemia in New Zealand cattle

Pathophysiology of humeral fractures in a sample of dairy heifers

Applying animal-based welfare assessments on New Zealand dairy farms: feasibility and a comparison with UK data

Facial eczema management protocols used on dairy farms in the North Island of New Zealand and associated concentrations of zinc in serum

Calves

Assessment of different methods to estimate bovine colostrum quality on farm

The effect of different combinations of local anaesthesia, sedative and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on daily growth rates of dairy calves after disbudding

First report and histological features of Chlamydia pecorum encephalitis in calves in New Zealand

Prevalence of failure of passive transfer of maternal antibodies in dairy calves in the Manawatu region of New Zealand

Comparison of diagnostic tests for determining the prevalence of failure of passive transfer in New Zealand dairy calves

Reproduction

Comparison of diagnostic approaches, and a cost-benefit analysis of different diagnostic approaches and treatments of anoestrous dairy cows

A longitudinal study of reproductive performance and management of 82 dairy herds in the Waikato region with differing policies on the routine use of induction of parturition

Causes of abortion on New Zealand dairy farms with a history of abortion associated with Neospora caninum

Accuracy of predicted calving dates in Holstein-Friesian dairy cows based on fetal ages estimated using manual rectal palpation

Reproductive performance of seasonal-calving, pasture-based dairy herds in four regions of New Zealand

Risk factors for and reproductive outcomes of phantom cows on New Zealand dairy farms

Accuracy of fetal age estimates using transrectal ultrasonography for predicting calving dates in dairy cows in seasonally calving herds in New Zealand

Mastitis

The comparative efficacy of two long-acting dry-cow cephalonium products in curing and preventing intramammary infections

Effect of disinfecting teats post-milking or pre- and post-milking on intramammary infection and somatic cell count

Effect of prolonged duration therapy of subclinical mastitis in lactating dairy cows using penethamate hydriodide

Randomised controlled trials demonstrate efficacy of a novel internal teat sealant to prevent new intramammary infections in dairy cows and heifers

Comparison of cephalonium alone and in combination with an internal teat sealant for dry cow therapy in seasonally calving dairy cows

Subclinical ketosis

Prevalence of subclinical ketosis in mainly pasture-grazed dairy cows in New Zealand in early lactation

Subclinical ketosis in post-partum dairy cows fed a predominantly pasture-based diet: defining cut-points for diagnosis using concentrations of beta-hydroxybutyrate in blood and determining prevalence

Efficacy of controlled-release capsules containing monensin for the prevention of subclinical ketosis in pasture-fed dairy cows

Copper

High and variable copper status identified among dairy herds in the Waikato region by concentrations of Cu in liver sourced from biopsies and cull cows

Accumulation and depletion of liver copper stores in dairy cows challenged with a Cu-deficient diet and oral and injectable forms of Cu supplementation

Effects of subcutaneously injected Ca Cu EDTA on concentrations of Cu in liver, milk production and reproductive performance in New Zealand dairy cows

Goats

Prevalence and incidence of intramammary infections in lactating dairy goats

Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox) toxicity in four goats

Histopathological examination of chronic laminitis in Kaimanawa feral horses of New Zealand

Anthelmintic resistance in equine helminth parasites – a growing issue for horse owners and veterinarians in New Zealand?

A cross-sectional survey on wounds in horses in New Zealand

Antimicrobial sensitivity of bacteria isolated from neonatal foal samples submitted to a New Zealand veterinary pathology laboratory (2004 to 2013)

Detection of hypoglycin A in the seeds of sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) and box elder (A. negundo) in New Zealand; the toxin associated with cases of equine atypical myopathy

Viral infection

A survey of respiratory viruses in New Zealand horses

A review of equid herpesvirus 1 for the veterinary practitioner. Part A: clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment

A review of equid herpesvirus 1 for the veterinary practitioner. Part B: pathogenesis and epidemiology

The first reported outbreak of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy in New Zealand

Reproduction

Gestation length and occurrence of daytime foaling of Standardbred mares on two stud farms in New Zealand

Reproductive performance of Thoroughbred mares in the Waikato region of New Zealand: 1. Descriptive analyses

Reproductive performance of Thoroughbred mares in the Waikato region of New Zealand: 2. Multivariable analyses and sources of variation at the mare, stallion and stud farm level

The first reported case of equine Nocardioform placentitis in New Zealand

Peri-parturient characteristics of mares and their foals on a New Zealand Thoroughbred stud farm

Wildlife

Concurrent avian malaria and avipox virus infection in translocated South Island saddlebacks (Philesturnus carunculatus carunculatus)

Candida albicans infection in free-living populations of hihi (stitchbird; Notiomystis cincta)

A retrospective study of post-mortem examination findings in takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

Fibrous osteodystrophy in two Northern Royal albatross chicks (Diomedea sanfordi)

A cluster of avian malaria cases in a kiwi management programme

Coccidiosis in hihi/stitchbirds (Notiomystis cincta) due to coccidia of the Eimeriidae

Avipoxvirus infections in brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli)

Avian malaria in New Zealand

Prevalence of and risk factors for coccidiosis in kiwi between 1977 and 2011

Investigation of mortalities associated with Salmonella spp. infection in wildlife on Tiritiri Matangi Island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand

Efficacy of anthelmintic treatment in captive-reared black stilts (Himantopus novaezelandiae) released to the wild

Network Analysis of Wildlife Translocations in New Zealand

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in mainland and sub-Antarctic New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) populations

Dermatomycosis caused by Paranannizziopsis australasiensis in five tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) and a coastal bearded dragon (Pogona barbata) in a zoological collection in New Zealand

First report of systemic toxoplasmosis in a New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri)

Poultry

Surveillance for avian influenza virus subtypes H5 and H7 in chickens and turkeys farmed commercially in New Zealand