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  • The Effects of Culling on the Badger (Meles meles) Population in Ireland. 

    CARROLL, ROSARIO MARGARET (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Zoology, 2019)
    The European badger (Meles meles) has also been identified as the main wildlife reservoir for bovine tuberculosis (bTB). Consequently, badgers are culled nationwide as part of the bTB eradiation scheme. The control program ...
  • Genetic variation in bulls divergent for fertility 

    WHISTON, RONAN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Biochemistry & Immunology. Discipline of Biochemistry, 2017)
    Bovine fertility remains a critical issue underpinning the sustainability of the agricultural sector. Since the realisation of an unfavourable relationship between fertility and production traits in cattle, methods to ...
  • INFLAMMASOME ACTIVATED IL-1β AND THE SWITCH TO PATHOLOGICAL INFLAMMATION IN THE BOVINE ENDOMETRIUM 

    KELLY, PAUL (Trinity College Dublin. School of Biochemistry & Immunology. Discipline of Biochemistry, 2019)
    Inflammation of the postpartum uterus is a normal physiological event, crucial for tissue involution and repair. Immediately following parturition, the uterus experiences dysregulation of its microbiome and is exposed to ...