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  1. Age-associated changes in the gastrointestinal microbiome of young pigs have been robustly described; however, the temporal dynamics of the fecal microbiome of the female pig from early life to first parity ar...

    Authors: Tara N. Gaire, H. Morgan Scott, Noelle R. Noyes, Aaron C. Ericsson, Michael D. Tokach, Hayden William, Mariana B. Menegat, Javier Vinasco, T. G. Nagaraja and Victoriya V. Volkova
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:7
  2. We had earlier described the growth-promoting and -depressive effects of replacing soybean meal (SBM) with low (12.5% and 25%) and high (50% and 100%) inclusion levels of black soldier fly larvae meal (BSFLM),...

    Authors: Calvin Ho-Fung Lau, Sabrina Capitani, Yuan-Ching Tien, Lou Ann Verellen, Munene Kithama, Hellen Kang, Elijah G. Kiarie, Edward Topp, Moussa S. Diarra and Michael Fruci
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:6
  3. Genetic selection has remarkably helped U.S. dairy farms to decrease their carbon footprint by more than doubling milk production per cow over time. Despite the environmental and economic benefits of improved ...

    Authors: Hugo F. Monteiro, Caio C. Figueiredo, Bruna Mion, José Eduardo P. Santos, Rafael S. Bisinotto, Francisco Peñagaricano, Eduardo S. Ribeiro, Mariana N. Marinho, Roney Zimpel, Ana Carolina da Silva, Adeoye Oyebade, Richard R. Lobo, Wilson M. Coelho Jr, Phillip M. G. Peixoto, Maria B. Ugarte Marin, Sebastian G. Umaña-Sedó…
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:5
  4. Poor efficiency of dietary fibre utilization not only limits global pork production profit margin but also adversely affects utilization of various dietary nutrients. Poor efficiency of dietary nutrient utiliz...

    Authors: Ming Z. Fan, Laurence Cheng, Min Wang, Jiali Chen, Wenyi Fan, Fatmira Jashari and Weijun Wang
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:4
  5. The use of probiotics (PRO) in late gestation sow and their impact on progenies’ performance during the post-weaning stage has received more attention from the researchers recently. This study aimed to analyze...

    Authors: Vetriselvi Sampath, Sungbo Cho, Jinuk Jeong, Seyoung Mun, Choon Han Lee, Rafael Gustavo Hermes, Apichaya Taechavasonyoo, Natasja Smeets, Susanne Kirwan, Kyudong Han and In Ho Kim
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:3
  6. Lameness is defined as altered or abnormal gait due to dysfunction of the locomotor system, and is a health issue of feedlot cattle, having major economic, labour, and welfare implications. Digital dermatitis ...

    Authors: Nicholas S. T. Wong, Nilusha Malmuthge, Désirée Gellatly, Wiolene M. Nordi, Trevor W. Alexander, Rodrigo Ortega Polo, Eugene Janzen, Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein and Murray Jelinski
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:2
  7. Different types of exogenous protease supplements have a positive impact on animal performance, but their effects on the nutritional value of meat and the gut microbial community of broilers have not been exte...

    Authors: Wuzhou Yi, Yanjie Liu, Shijun Fu, Jianshu Zhuo, Jiping Wang and Tizhong Shan
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2024 6:1
  8. Lifestyle factors, such as diet, are known to be a driver on the meat quality, rumen microbiome and serum metabolites. Rumen microbiome metabolites may be important for host health, the correlation between rum...

    Authors: Shuai Du, Zhenkun Bu, Sihan You, Zipeng Jiang, Weifa Su, Tenghao Wang and Yushan Jia
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:65
  9. The gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome vary greatly throughout the different segments of the gastrointestinal tract, however current knowledge of gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome in health an...

    Authors: Julie Menard, Sahar Bagheri, Sharanya Menon, Y. Tina Yu and Laura B. Goodman
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:64
  10. Energy demands associated with pregnancy and lactation are significant forces in mammalian evolution. To mitigate increased energy costs associated with reproduction, female mammals have evolved behavioural an...

    Authors: Shasta E. Webb, Joseph D. Orkin, Rachel E. Williamson and Amanda D. Melin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:63
  11. Antimicrobials and heavy metals such as zinc oxide (ZnO) have been commonly used on Irish commercial pig farms for a 2-week period post-weaning to help prevent infection. In 2022, the prophylactic use of antim...

    Authors: Daniel Ekhlas, José F. Cobo Díaz, Raúl Cabrera-Rubio, Elena Alexa, Juan M. Ortiz Sanjuán, Edgar Garcia Manzanilla, Fiona Crispie, Paul D. Cotter, Finola C. Leonard, Héctor Argüello and Catherine M. Burgess
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:62
  12. Beef cattle experience several management challenges across their lifecycle. Castration and weaning, two major interventions in the early life of beef cattle, can have a substantial impact on animal performanc...

    Authors: Gerardo R. Diaz, Tara N. Gaire, Peter Ferm, Lacey Case, Luciano S. Caixeta, Timothy J. Goldsmith, Joe Armstrong and Noelle R. Noyes
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:61
  13. Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common cause of morbidity in cattle, resulting in significant economic losses. This study aimed to characterize the bovine bacterial ocular surface microbiome ...

    Authors: Hannah B. Gafen, Chin-Chi Liu, Nikole E. Ineck, Clare M. Scully, Melanie A. Mironovich, Christopher M. Taylor, Meng Luo, Marina L. Leis, Erin M. Scott, Renee T. Carter, David M. Hernke, Narayan C. Paul and Andrew C. Lewin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:60
  14. The goal of this study was to assess the microbial ecology and diversity present in the uterus of post-partum dairy cows with and without metritis from 24 commercial California dairy farms using shotgun metage...

    Authors: Carl Basbas, Adriana Garzon, Cory Schlesener, Machteld van Heule, Rodrigo Profeta, Bart C. Weimer, Noelia Silva-del-Rio, Barbara A. Byrne, Betsy Karle, Sharif S. Aly, Fabio S. Lima and Richard V. Pereira
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:59
  15. Liver abscesses (LAs) are one of the most common and important problems faced by the beef industry. The most efficacious method for the prevention of LAs in North America is through dietary inclusion of low do...

    Authors: Lee J. Pinnell, J. Daniel Young, Tyler W. Thompson, Cory A. Wolfe, Tony C. Bryant, Mahesh N. Nair, John T. Richeson and Paul S. Morley
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:58
  16. Microbiomes that can serve as an indicator of gut, intestinal, and general health of humans and animals are largely influenced by food consumed and contaminant bioagents. Microbiome studies usually focus on es...

    Authors: Moses B. Ayoola, Nisha Pillai, Bindu Nanduri, Michael J. Rothrock Jr and Mahalingam Ramkumar
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:57
  17. Intramammary (IMM) ceftiofur treatment is commonly used in dairy farms to prevent mastitis, though its impact on the cattle gut microbiome and selection of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has not been elucidated...

    Authors: Karla A. Vasco, Samantha Carbonell, Rebekah E. Sloup, Bailey Bowcutt, Rita R. Colwell, Karlis Graubics, Ronald Erskine, Bo Norby, Pamela L. Ruegg, Lixin Zhang and Shannon D. Manning
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:56
  18. The dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) poses a substantial threat to environmental safety and human health. Herein, we present a longitudinal paired study across the swine lifetime from birth ...

    Authors: Lingyan Ma, Yuanyuan Song, Wentao Lyu, Qu Chen, Xingning Xiao, Yuanxiang Jin, Hua Yang, Wen Wang and Yingping Xiao
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:55
  19. Microbiome in early life has long-term effects on the host’s immunological and physiological development and its disturbance is known to trigger various diseases in host Deuterostome animals. The sea cucumber Apo...

    Authors: Juanwen Yu, Chunqi Jiang, Ryota Yamano, Shotaro Koike, Yuichi Sakai, Sayaka Mino and Tomoo Sawabe
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:54
  20. The nasal microbiota of the piglet is a reservoir for opportunistic pathogens that can cause polyserositis, such as Glaesserella parasuis, Mycoplasma hyorhinis or Streptococcus suis. Antibiotic treatment is a str...

    Authors: Miguel Blanco-Fuertes, Marina Sibila, Giovanni Franzo, Pau Obregon-Gutierrez, Francesc Illas, Florencia Correa-Fiz and Virginia Aragón
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:53
  21. The composition and diversity of animal-associated microbial communities are shaped by multiple ecological and evolutionary processes acting at different spatial and temporal scales. Skin microbiomes are thoug...

    Authors: S. Ramírez-Barahona, F. M. González-Serrano, E. Martínez-Ugalde, A. Soto-Pozos, G. Parra-Olea and E. A. Rebollar
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:52
  22. The existence of vertical transmission in chickens under commercial settings, where chicks are raised separately from adults, is unclear. To answer this question, the fecal microbiota of chicks hatched and gro...

    Authors: Naama Shterzer, Nir Rothschild, Yara Sbehat, Jonathan Dayan, Dor Eytan, Zehava Uni and Erez Mills
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:50
  23. Pet cats frequently have diarrhea in their daily life. Bacillus has a protective role that has crucial beneficial functions on intestinal homeostasis. The aim of this research was to investigate the effects of th...

    Authors: Fei Wang, Xiaoying Mei, Qi Wang, Pengwei Zhao, Yuanhao Zhou, Li Tang, Baikui Wang, Shujie Xu, Xiang Li, Qian Jin, Yingping Xiao and Weifen Li
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:49
  24. Metagenomic data can shed light on animal-microbiome relationships and the functional potential of these communities. Over the past years, the generation of metagenomics data has increased exponentially, and s...

    Authors: Anderson Paulo Avila Santos, Muhammad Kabiru Nata’ala, Jonas Coelho Kasmanas, Alexander Bartholomäus, Tina Keller-Costa, Stephanie D. Jurburg, Tamara Tal, Amélia Camarinha-Silva, João Pedro Saraiva, André Carlos Ponce de Leon Ferreira de Carvalho, Peter F. Stadler, Danilo Sipoli Sanches and Ulisses Rocha
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:48
  25. The importance of the gut microbiota for physiological processes in mammals is well established, but the knowledge of their functional roles in fish is still limited. The aims of this study were to investigate...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Yanxian Li, Alexander Jaramillo-Torres, Olai Einen, Jan Vidar Jakobsen, Åshild Krogdahl and Trond M. Kortner
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:47
  26. The dog is the most popular companion animal and is a valuable large animal model for several human diseases. Canine immune-mediated hematological diseases, including immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) an...

    Authors: P.-Y. Liu, D. Xia, K. McGonigle, A. B. Carroll, J. Chiango, H. Scavello, R. Martins, S. Mehta, E. Krespan, E. Lunde, D. LeVine, C. L. Fellman, R. Goggs, D. P. Beiting and O. A. Garden
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:46
  27. Climate change globally endangers certain marine species, but at the same time, such changes may promote species that can tolerate and adapt to varying environmental conditions. Such acclimatization can be acc...

    Authors: Nicole Pinnow, Cynthia M. Chibani, Simon Güllert and Nancy Weiland-Bräuer
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:45
  28. Endosymbionts are known to have significant effects on their insect hosts, including nutrition, reproduction, and immunity. Insects gut microbiota is a critical component that affects their physiological and b...

    Authors: Omnia Abdullah ElKraly, Mona Awad, Hassan Mohamed El-Saadany, Sameh E. Hassanein, Tahany Abd Elrahman and Sherif M. Elnagdy
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:44
  29. Cryptosporidium parvum is the main cause of calf scour worldwide. With limited therapeutic options and research compared to other Apicomplexa, it is important to understand the parasites’ biology and interactions...

    Authors: M. F. Hares, B. E. Griffiths, F. Johnson, C. Nelson, S. Haldenby, C. J. Stewart, J. S. Duncan, G. Oikonomou and J. L. Coombes
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:43
  30. Recent studies have shown that gut microbiome plays important roles in response to radiation exposure. IL-18, an inflammatory cytokine, is highly elevated in mice, mini-pigs and nonhuman primates after radiati...

    Authors: Wanchang Cui, Lisa Hull, Alex Zizzo, Li Wang, Bin Lin, Min Zhai and Mang Xiao
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:42
  31. Probiotics are used in the broiler industry to increase production performance. Most often a probiotic is applied by mixing it in the feed, but studies have shown that earlier application may be advantageous. ...

    Authors: Kasper Rømer Villumsen, Dorthe Sandvang, Gisle Vestergård, Mia Son Räfle Olsen, Johanne Juul, Morten Dencker, Johannes Kudsk and Louise Ladefoged Poulsen
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:41
  32. Bioconversion using insects is a promising strategy to convert organic waste (catering leftovers, harvest waste, food processing byproducts, etc.) into biomass that can be used for multiple applications, turne...

    Authors: Maurielle Eke, Kévin Tougeron, Alisa Hamidovic, Leonard S. Ngamo Tinkeu, Thierry Hance and François Renoz
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:40
  33. Antibiotics are widely used in pig farming across the world which has led to concerns about the potential impact on human health through the selection of antibiotic resistant pathogenic bacteria. This worry ha...

    Authors: Katrine Wegener Tams, Inge Larsen, Julie Elvekjær Hansen, Henrik Spiegelhauer, Alexander Damm Strøm-Hansen, Sophia Rasmussen, Anna Cäcilia Ingham, Lajos Kalmar, Iain Robert Louis Kean, Øystein Angen, Mark A. Holmes, Karl Pedersen, Lars Jelsbak, Anders Folkesson, Anders Rhod Larsen and Mikael Lenz Strube
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:39
  34. Despite the long-established importance of zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model organism and their increasing use in microbiome-targeted studies, relatively little is known about how husbandry practices involving d...

    Authors: Michael J. Sieler Jr., Colleen E. Al-Samarrie, Kristin D. Kasschau, Zoltan M. Varga, Michael L. Kent and Thomas J. Sharpton
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:38
  35. The golden jackal (Canis aureus), is a medium canid carnivore widespread throughout the Mediterranean region and expanding into Europe. This species thrives near human settlements and is implicated in zoonoses su...

    Authors: Roi Lapid, Yair Motro, Hillary Craddock, Boris Khalfin, Roni King, Gila Kahila Bar-Gal and Jacob Moran-Gilad
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:37
  36. The inclusion of alternative ingredients in poultry feed is foreseen to impact poultry gut microbiota. New feeding strategies (probiotics/prebiotics) must be adopted to allow sustainable productions. Therefore...

    Authors: Ilario Ferrocino, Ilaria Biasato, Sihem Dabbou, Elena Colombino, Kalliopi Rantsiou, Simone Squara, Marta Gariglio, Maria Teresa Capucchio, Laura Gasco, Chiara Emilia Cordero, Erica Liberto, Achille Schiavone and Luca Cocolin
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:36
  37. Archaea perform critical roles in the microbiome system, including utilizing hydrogen to allow for enhanced microbiome member growth and influencing overall host health. With the majority of microbiome researc...

    Authors: Brandi Feehan, Qinghong Ran, Victoria Dorman, Kourtney Rumback, Sophia Pogranichniy, Kaitlyn Ward, Robert Goodband, Megan C. Niederwerder and Sonny T. M. Lee
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:35
  38. Artificial rearing system, commonly used in prolific sheep breeds, is associated to increased mortality and morbidity rates before weaning, which might be linked to perturbations in digestive tract maturation,...

    Authors: Lysiane Dunière, Philippe Ruiz, Yacine Lebbaoui, Laurie Guillot, Mickael Bernard, Evelyne Forano and Frédérique Chaucheyras-Durand
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:34
  39. The aim of the present study was to characterize the effects of handling stress on the microbiota in the intestinal gut contents of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed a plant-based diet from two different br...

    Authors: Marvin Suhr, Finn-Thorbjörn Fichtner-Grabowski, Henrike Seibel, Corinna Bang, Andre Franke, Carsten Schulz and Stéphanie Céline Hornburg
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:33
  40. Host-associated microbes are major determinants of the host phenotypes. In the present study, we used dairy cows with different scores of susceptibility to mastitis with the aim to explore the relationships be...

    Authors: Mahendra Mariadassou, Laurent X. Nouvel, Fabienne Constant, Diego P. Morgavi, Lucie Rault, Sarah Barbey, Emmanuelle Helloin, Olivier Rué, Sophie Schbath, Frederic Launay, Olivier Sandra, Rachel Lefebvre, Yves Le Loir, Pierre Germon, Christine Citti and Sergine Even
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:32
  41. Mammalian lungs comprise a complex microbial ecosystem that interacts with host physiology. Previous research demonstrates that the environment significantly contributes to bacterial community structure in the...

    Authors: C. J. Chung, B. M. Hermes, Y. Gupta, S. Ibrahim, Meriem Belheouane and John F. Baines
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:31
  42. High latitude seeps are dominated by Oligobrachia siboglinid worms. Since these worms are often the sole chemosymbiotrophic taxon present (they host chemosynthetic bacteria within the trophosome organ in their tr...

    Authors: Arunima Sen, Gwenn Tanguy, Pierre E. Galand, Ann C. Andersen and Stéphane Hourdez
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:30
  43. The mammalian gut microbiota influences a wide array of phenotypes which are relevant to fitness, yet knowledge about the transmission routes by which gut microbes colonise hosts in natural populations remains...

    Authors: Klara M. Wanelik, Aura Raulo, Tanya Troitsky, Arild Husby and Sarah C. L. Knowles
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:29
  44. Our current understanding of vertebrate skin and gut microbiomes, and their vertical transmission, remains incomplete as major lineages and varied forms of parental care remain unexplored. The diverse and elab...

    Authors: Marcel T. Kouete, Molly C. Bletz, Brandon C. LaBumbard, Douglas C. Woodhams and David C. Blackburn
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:28
  45. Managed southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum) serve as assurance populations for wild conspecifics threatened by poaching and other anthropocentric effects, though many managed populations experie...

    Authors: Christina M. Burnham, Erin A. McKenney, Kimberly Ange- van Heugten, Larry J. Minter and Shweta Trivedi
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:27
  46. The Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas is one of the main cultivated invertebrate species worldwide. Since 2008, oyster juveniles have been confronted with a lethal syndrome known as the Pacific Oyster Mortality Sy...

    Authors: Camille Clerissi, Xing Luo, Aude Lucasson, Shogofa Mortaza, Julien de Lorgeril, Eve Toulza, Bruno Petton, Jean-Michel Escoubas, Lionel Dégremont, Yannick Gueguen, Delphine Destoumieux-Garzόn, Annick Jacq and Guillaume Mitta
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:26
  47. To understand mechanisms of adaptation and plasticity of pollinators and other insects a better understanding of diversity and function of their key symbionts is required. Commensalibacter is a genus of acetic ac...

    Authors: Juliana Botero, Atena Sadat Sombolestani, Margo Cnockaert, Charlotte Peeters, Wim Borremans, Luc De Vuyst, Nicolas J. Vereecken, Denis Michez, Guy Smagghe, German Bonilla-Rosso, Philipp Engel and Peter Vandamme
    Citation: Animal Microbiome 2023 5:25

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