A genetic variant might explain why some Labradors are more likely to suffer from obesity

Scientists in University of Cambridge found that a genetic variation associated with obesity and appetite in Labrador retrievers, may explain why Labrador retrievers are more likely to become obese than dogs of other breeds. The same gene is found also in humans and might have implications for the health and obesity as well. Labrador is one of the most popular dog breed in the world. In 2015 it was the most popular breed in U.K, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the 4th popular breed in Germany. L...
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KoiPi Shop has been launched

Welcome to a new KoiPi Shop, Koipi Shop provides animal health and well-being products and solutions to animal owners, breeders and trainers. Our portfolio grows everyday, so order our news letter and hear the latest news and offers.   KoiPi Shop is easy to use: No login reguired if you want to order No minimum order requiements – if you need only one product, you can order it. Order when ever you want– KoiPi Shop is open 24h per day , every day. Order where ever you...
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KoiPi Horse Weight Tracker launched

KoiPi Partners has launched a new KoiPi Horse Weight Tracker app for Android™ to easily calculate the weight of an adult horse. The app does not only calculate the weight but also gives you a possibility to follow the health of your horse over a period of time by tracking the weight changes and indications of overweight or obesity. Use the KoiPi Horse Weight Tracker for: dosing of medicine dosing of food and food supplies follow the health of the horse as indicated by weight changes ...
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Horse dominance rank is associated with body condition

Scientists in University of Bristol investigated social interactions of more than 200 horses in 42 different herds. They found that body condition was associated with dominance rank. The recent research by University of Bristol found out that dominance rank is associated with body condition in outdoor-living domestic horses. Social interactions of 203 horses in 42 different herds were recorded using video camera and horses body condition were scored by using 9 points score scale. The animals ...
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