Stiftelsen lantbruksforskning

Lantbruks- och trädgårdsföretagarnas egen forskningsstiftelse finansierar behovsdriven forskning för svenska förhållanden.
Läs mer

Anatomisk besrkivelse av den nevro-sentrale synchondrosen: strukturen som kan forklare cervical vertebral stenotisk myelopati ("wobbler") på unge hester

Status: Pågående
Projektnummer: H-20-47-553
Kategori: Research program | Horse
Ansökningsår: 2020
Huvudsökande: Kristin Olstad
Organisation: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
E-postadress: kristin.olstad@nmbu.no
Telefon: +4793231969
Medsökande: Anne Selvén Kallerud
Medsökande: Bjørnar Ytrehus
Beviljade medel: 342 000 SEK

Young horses can develop cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy and ataxia, known as "wobbler syndrome" and associated with loss of breeding value, reduced athletic potential and euthanasia. Some wobblers have osteochondrosis of their vertebral facet joints, but it is now known how this relates to the narrowing of the spinal canal seen in wobblers. During research in pigs, a structure known as the neuro-central synchondrosis was discovered. The ends of it are responsible for forming the facet joints, and the middle is responsible for forming the spinal canal. The neuro-central synchondrosis is not described in textbooks of veterinary anatomy. The aim of the project is therefore to generate an anatomical description of the neuro-central synchondrosis in the neck of foals, using diagnostic imaging. The description will form the basis for future diagnosis of disease in this structure, with the potential to explain narrowing of the spinal canal and wobbler syndrome in young horses.

Unge hester kan utvikle cervikal vertebral stenotisk myelopati og ataksi, kjent som «wobbler syndrom» og forbundet med tap av avlsverdi, nedsatt atletisk potensial og eutanasi. Noen wobblere har osteochondrose i sine vertebrale fasettledd, men det er ikke kjent hvordan dette henger sammen forsnevringen av ryggmargskanalen i wobbler syndrom. Under forskning på gris ble det oppdaget en struktur kjent som den nevro-sentrale synchondrosen. Endene av strukturen er ansvarlige for å danne fasettleddene, og midten er ansvarlig for å danne ryggmargskanalen. Den nevro-sentrale synchondrosen er ikke beskrevet i tekstbøker for veterinæranatomi. Målet med prosjektet er derfor å lage en anatomisk beskrivelse av den nevro-sentrale synchondrosen i nakken på føll, gjennom bruk av avansert billeddiagnostikk. Beskrivelsen vil legge grunnlaget for fremtidig diagnose av sykdom i denne strukturen, med potensial til å forklare forsnevring av ryggmargskanalen og wobbler syndrom på unge hester.

 

Antal träffar i projektbanken: 1676

Vattenstress och sensorstyrd kvävegödsling: utveckling av beslutsstöd för bättre synergier mellan vatten- och kvävestatus
Bo Stenberg

Projektnummer: O-19-20-319 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Crop production
Energy and biomass

This project aims to modify existing sensor systems for adapted nitrogen fertilization to consider water stress at
supplementary fertilization in cereals. Different approaches to consider sensor data and soil information will be tested
in field trials. Current commercial systems interpret water …

Läs mer

Autonom styrning för förbättrad växtproduktion
Gunnar Larsson

Projektnummer: O-19-21-317 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Crop production
Energy and biomass
Horticulture

Automation technology is developing rapidly, not least in agriculture. Several of the biggest challenges in vehicular automation technology, such as complex interactions with other road users, are less problematic for agricultural vehicles than for road vehicles. There is therefore potential for …

Läs mer

Förbättrad diagnostik av maskinfektioner och riktad avmaskning av värphöns
Johan Höglund

Projektnummer: O-19-20-288 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Poultry

Worm infections in free-range layers are increasingly causing health problem in the poultry industry. Despite this, there are knowledge gaps about how worms are detected in living laying hens and on methods for how they can be controlled in modern free-range housing systems. The objectives of the …

Läs mer

Gödselfiber som strö - effekt på hygien, djurhälsa, mjölkkvalitet,ekonomi och miljö
Knut-Håkan Jeppsson

Projektnummer: O-19-20-312 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Energy and biomass
Meat
Milk

About 200 dairy farms in Sweden use recycled manure solids (RMS) as bedding material and the number is increasing. Advantages is low price, reliable availability and good cow comfort. The main disadvantage is the risk of increased bacterial growth on the lying area affecting especially udder health …

Läs mer

Hur stor del av mjölkkornas dräktighetsförluster kan förklaras av olika genetiska defekter?
Britt Berglund

Projektnummer: O-19-20-305 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Milk

The project aims are to use the information about cow's DNA profile to estimate the severity of fertility problems caused by specific genetic defects in the Swedish Red (SRB) and Holstein dairy breeds, and to estimate the economic impact of pregnancy losses caused by these genetic defects. Our goal …

Läs mer

Utveckling av Bästa praxis inom svensk klövvård
Evgenij Telezhenko

Projektnummer: O-19-20-318 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2019

Meat
Milk

Every year, about 500,000 claw trimmings are recorded in Swedish dairy cattle. The aim of claw trimming is to detect, treat and prevent painful claw lesions. However, the claw trimming in itself can be harmful and cause claw lesions if it is not done correctly. The aim of the project is to develop …

Läs mer

Molekylära markörer i timotej Phleum pratense L.
Peder Weibull, SLU

Projektnummer: S0636021 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2006

Sammanfattning saknas

Läs mer

Tömtryck hos varmblodiga travare: kör vi med trasiga bromsar?
Elke Hartmann, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Projektnummer: H-20-47-562 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2020

Harness racing is hazardous as horses are running in close proximity at high speeds. Thus, an effective communication between driver and jockey-horse via rein signals to the bit is essential for safety reasons and horse welfare. However, scientific studies on rein tension in Standardbred trotters …

Läs mer

Fördjupad förståelse och visualisering av samhällsekonomiska effekter av hästnäringen: Utökad modell för hästnäringen i Sverige och Norge
Tobias Heldt, Högskolan Dalarna

Projektnummer: H-20-47-566 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2020

The overall purpose for this project is to deepen the understanding for how economic effects of the horse industry can be understood and visualised at micro level using consumption and production data in both Sweden and Norway. Background to the project is to find in the industry’s need for …

Läs mer

Växtnäringskretslopp till uthållig ölproduktion
Björn Vinnerås, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Projektnummer: JTI-20-83-489 • Status: Pågående • Ansökningsår: 2020

Just going to the bathroom is contributing to algae blooms and climate change. Sweden alone releases roughly 15400 tonnes of N and 240 tonnes of P into lakes, rivers and seas, through municipal wastewater (including after treatment). Urine contains 80% of the plant nutrients found in wastewater and …

Läs mer
Prenumerera på vårt nyhetsbrev