Jo Vicca

Dr. in de Diergeneeskunde (gedrag, welzijn, duurzame veehouderij en landbouw) 
Speerpunt: duurzame landbouw, dierenwelzijn & gedrag
Sleutelwoorden: dierenvoeding en kruiden, biologische veehouderij, vermindering medicatie in veehouderij, teelt geiten & schapen, slacht & welzijn
En is ook: biologisch tuinierster, kruidenkenner, natuurbeheer met schapen, kweker van Mergelland en Ardeense voskopschapen, Vlaamse melkgeiten, Hongaarse wolvarkens en erfgoedkippen, moeder van drie zonen.

Campus: Waas
Adres: Hospitaalstraat 23, 9100 Sint-Niklaas
Telefoon: 03 776 43 48
E-mail: jo.vicca@odisee.be
Centrum: SALTO
Studiegebied: Industriële Wetenschappen en Technologie - Biotechniek

Projecten

Bibliography
Bibliography
Journal articles (peer reviewed)
Adjadj, N.R., Vicca, J., Michiels, R., De Regge, N. with Adjadj, N.R. (corresp. author) (2019). (Non-)Sense of Milk Testing in Small Ruminant Lentivirus Control Programs in Goats. Comparative Analysis of Antibody Detection and Molecular Diagnosis in Blood and Milk. VIruses, 12 (3). doi: 10.3390/v12010003
Tuerlinckx, A., Vicca, J., Deprez, P., Pardon, B. with Pardon, B. (corresp. author) (2018). Paratuberculosis in dairy and pygmy goats: an underestimated problem? VLAAMS DIERGENEESKUNDIG TIJDSCHRIFT, 87 (3), 127-133.
Beeckman, A., Vicca, J., Van Ranst, G., Janssens, G.P J., Fievez, V. (2010). Monitoring of vitamin E status of dry, early and mid-late lactating organic dairy cows fed conserved roughages during the indoor period and factors influencing forage vitamin E levels. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 94 (6), Art.No. 10.1111/j.1439-0396.2009.00956.x, 736-46.
Vanderhaeghen, W., Cerpentier, T., Adriaensen, C., Vicca, J., Hermans, K., Butaye, P. (2010). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ST398 associated with clinical and subclinical mastitis in Belgian cows. Veterinary Microbiology, 144 (1), Art.No. 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.12.044, 166-171. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.12.044 Open Access
Kolkman, I., Aerts, S., Vervaecke, H., Vicca, J., Vandelook, J., de Kruif, A., Opsomer, G., Lips, D. (2010). Assessment of differences in some indicators of pain in double muscled Belgian Blue cows following naturally calving vs caesarean section. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 45 (1), 160-167.
De Busser, E.V., Mateusen, B., Vicca, J., Hoelzle, L.E., Haesebrouck, F., Maes, D. (2008). Mycoplasma suis infection in suckling pigs on a Belgian farm. Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 77 (3), 182-186. Open Access
Maes, D., Vicca, J., Stakenborg, T., Butaye, P., De Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2007). In vitro susceptibilities of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates. Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 76 (4), 300-305.
Vicca, J., Maes, D., Stakenborg, T., Butaye, P., Minion, F., Peeters, J., De Kruif, A., Decostere, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2007). Resistance mechanism against fluoroquinolones in mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates. Microbial Drug Resistance, 13 (3), 166-170. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2007.716 Open Access
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Maes, D., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F., Butaye, P. (2006). Comparison of molecular techniques for the typing of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae isolates. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 66 (2), 263-275. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2005.12.002
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Butaye, P., Imberechts, H., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F., Maes, D. (2006). A multiplex PCR to identify porcine mycoplasmas present in broth cultures. Veterinary Research Communications, 30 (3), 239-247. doi: 10.1007/s11259-006-3226-3
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Butaye, P., Maes, D., De Baere, T., Verhelst, R., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F., Vaneechoutte, M. (2005). Evaluation of amplified rDNA restriction analysis (ARDRA) for the identification of Mycoplasma species. BMC Infectious Diseases, 5 (46), 1-10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-5-46 Open Access
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Butaye, P., Maes, D., Minion, F.C., Peeters, J., De Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2005). Characterization of in vivo acquired resistance of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae to macrolides and lincosamides. Microbial Drug Resistance, 11 (3), 290-294. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2005.11.290 Open Access
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Butaye, P., Maes, D., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2005). The diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae within and between herds using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Veterinary Microbiology, 109 (1), 29-36. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2005.05.005
Stakenborg, T., Vicca, J., Verhelst, R., Butaye, P., Maes, D., Naessens, A., Claeys, G., De Ganck, C., Haesebrouck, F., Vaneechoutte, M. (2005). Evaluation of tRNA gene PCR for identification of Mollicutes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 43 (9), 4558-4566. doi: 10.1128/JCM.43.9.4558-4566.2005 Open Access
Vicca, J., Maes, D., Jonker, L., De Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2005). Efficacy of in-feed medication with tylosin for the treatment and control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections. The Veterinary Record, 156 (19), 606-610.
Vicca, J., Stakenborg, T., Maes, D., Butaye, P., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2004). In vitro susceptibilities of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48 (11), 4470-4472. doi: 10.1128/AAC.48.11.4470-4472.2004
Meyns, T., Maes, D., Dewulf, J., Vicca, J., Haesebrouck, F., de Kruif, A. (2004). Quantification of the spread of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in nursery pigs using transmission experiments. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 66 (1), 265-275. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2004.10.001
Vicca, J., Stakenborg, T., Maes, D., Butaye, P., Peeters, J., de Kruif, A., Haesebrouck, F. (2003). Evaluation of virulence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates. Veterinary Microbiology, 97 (3), 177-190. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2003.08.008
Maes, D., Verbeke, W., Vicca, J., Verdonck, M., de Kruif, A. (2003). Benefit to cost of vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in pig herds under Belgian market conditions from 1996 to 2000. Livestock Production Science, 83 (1), 85-93. doi: 10.1016/S0301-6226(03)00039-3
Vicca, J., Maes, D., Thermote, L., Peeters, J., Haesebrouck, F., de Kruif, A. (2002). Patterns of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections in Belgian farrow-to-finish pig herds with diverging disease-course. Journal of Veterinary Medicine B, 49 (7), 349-353. doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0450.2002.00579.x
Journal articles (not peer reviewed)
Van dijck, L., Vicca, J., Govaerts, W., Vervaecke, H., Devreese, J., Roelant, E., Vicca, J. (contr.), Govaerts, W. (contr.), Vervaecke, H. (contr.), Devreese, J. (contr.), Roelandt, E. (contr.) (2017). Melkgeiten in het vizier - dossier gezonde geiten. Management & Techniek, 14, 44-45. (professional oriented)
Book chapters (peer reviewed)
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2017). Animal welfare protocol for dairy goats: the most eye catching results. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), Organic food and farming in Flanders - research, (140-141). Merelbeke: NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303883. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Sobry, L. (2017). Pharmaceutical use on organic dairy goat and cattle herds:casus of pasteurellosis in goats and gastro-intestinal nematodes in cattle. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), Organic Food and Farming in Flanders - Research 2015-2016, (138-139). Merelbeke: NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303883. (professional oriented)
Book chapters (not peer reviewed)
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2016). Dierenwelzijnsprotocol voor melkgeiten: de meest in het oog springende bevindingen. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), De biologische landbouw in Vlaanderen, (156-157). (De biologische landbouw in Vlaanderen). NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303821. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Sobry, L. (2016). Geneesmiddelengebruik op biologische melkgeiten- en rundveebedrijven - casus van pasteurellose bij geiten en maagdarmwormen bij runderen. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), De biologische landbouw in Vlaanderen, (138-139). (De biologische landbouw in Vlaanderen). Merelbeke: NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303821. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2015). Development and application of a welfare evaluation instrument on organic dairy goat herds. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), Organic Food and Farming in Flanders, (153-154). Merelbeke: NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303654. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2014). Ontwikkeling van protocol voor welzijnsevaluatie op biologische geitenbedrijven. In: L. De Cock (Eds.), De biologische landbouw in Vlaanderen, (152-153). Merelbeke: NOBL - Netwerk Onderzoek Biologische Landbouw en Voeding. ISBN: 9789040303616. (professional oriented)
Conference proceedings (peer reviewed)
Lauwers, T., Vicca, J., Latre, J., Huygens, D., Lips, D. (2009). Valorisation of ensiled fodder beets. In: Bulletin UASVM Agriculture: vol. 66 (2), (342-349). Presented at the Prospects for the 3rd Millennium Agriculture, Cluj-Napoca, 07 Oct 2009-10 Oct 2009. Open Access
Aerts, S., Kolkman, I., Vervaecke, H., Vicca, J., Lips, D. (2006). Animal welfare differences between caesarean section and natural delivery in Belgian Blue cattle. In: M. Kaiser, M. Lien (Eds.), Ethics and politics of Food, (495-499). Presented at the EurSafe, Oslo, 22 Jun 2006-24 Jun 2006. Wageningen. ISBN: 90-8686-008-7.
Abstracts/Presentations/Posters
Vicca, J., Vervaecke, H. (2018). Relation between dairy goat welfare, management practices and productivity in organic farms. Presented at the Annual meeting VEE 2018, Brussels. (professional oriented) Open Access
Sobry, L., Vanhecke, M., Leus, W., Vicca, J. (2017). Gastro-intestinal nematode infections in Flemish organic dairy herds and preliminary results of a case-study implementing alternative preventive measures. Presented at the Joint Meeting VEE-VEEC-AESA: 'Cultural and societal influences on treatment options in animal health', Luik, Belgium, 02 Jan 2017-02 Jan 2017.
Vicca, J. (2016). Invloed van het weidemanagement op het voorkomen van maag-darmwormen bij melkvee. Presented at the NOBL studiedag, Sint-Niklaas, België, 30 Nov 2016-30 Nov 2016. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J. (2015). Geit en welzijn. Presented at the Themadag Biogeit, 17 Dec 2015-17 Dec 2015. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Roelant, E., Vervaecke, H. (2014). Calculation of an appropriate sample interval for scan sampling in dairy goat welfare research. Presented at the ISAE, Netherlands, 08 Oct 2014-08 Oct 2014. Open Access
Vervaecke, H., Waumans, S., Vicca, J. (2014). Grouping and ingestive behaviour of Merino-sheep at high altitude. Presented at the International Society of Applied Ethology, Regional Conference, Eersel, The Netherlands, 08 Oct 2014-08 Oct 2014.
Vicca, J., Buysse, F., Van den broeke, A., Aluwé, M. (2014). Slaughtering of non-castrated boars and application of boar taint detection methods in Belgium. In: Proceedings WAFL: vol. 2014. Presented at the WAFL, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 03 Sep 2014-05 Sep 2014. Open Access
Vandemaele, S., Ruysschaert, G., Van Avermaet, G., Lips, D., Vicca, J. (2010). Validation of the practice oriented nitrogen model NDICEA for Belgian conditions. Presented at the Innovation for sustainable production, Bruges, 18 Apr 2010-21 Apr 2010.
De Bonte, L., Vervaecke, H., Laevens, H., Vicca, J., Aerts, S., Kolkman, I., Lips, D. (2009). Growth and behaviour in relation to skin lesion surface due to Psoroptes and Trychophyton in Belgian Blue Cattle. Presented at the The 8th International Symposium. Prospects for the 3rd millenium Agriculture., 07 Oct 2009-10 Oct 2009.
Kolkman, I., Aerts, S., Vervaecke, H., Vicca, J., Vandelook, J., De Kruif, A., Opsomer, G., Lips, D. (2008). Assessment of pain perception in double muscled Belgian Blue cows following delivery per vaginam versus caesarean section. Presented at the Welfare of Animals at Farm Level, Ghent, 10 Sep 2008-12 Sep 2008.
Kolkman, I., Vervaecke, H., Vicca, J., Aerts, S., Lips, D. (2007). The Belgian Blue Beef: behavioural welfare issues relating to Caesarian section and Psoroptes infestation. Presented at the Carrefour des Productions Animales. Centre Wallon de Recherche Agronomique, 24 Jan 2007-01 Jan 2007. (professional oriented)
Vicca, J., Vervaecke, H., Vercauteren, I., Lips, D. (2006). Effect of Psoroptes infestation on the behaviour of Belgian White Blue Beef. Presented at the Benelux Congress of Zoology, Leuven, Belgium, 27 Oct 2006-28 Oct 2006.
Van de Look, J., Vervaecke, H., Aerts, S., Kolkman, I., Vicca, J., Lips, D. (2006). Behavioural indicators of pain in Belgian White-Blue cattle: base-line observations. Presented at the Congres ISAE International Society for Applied Ethology, Bristol (UK), 08 Aug 2006-12 Aug 2006.
Science Outreach
Jamart, A., Vicca, J., Vicca, J. (contr.) (2017). Vooruit met de geit! Bioactief, 36, 22-24.
Sobry, L., Vicca, J. (2016). Maagdarmwormen bij biologisch rundvee. biopraktijk december 2016.
Vicca, J., Verwer, C., Govaerts, W. (2016). Geit en welzijn.
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2016). Klimaatrichtlijnen op basis van welzijnsonderzoek. V-focus, 2016, 40-41.
Reports
Vicca, J., Sobry, L. (2018). Alternatieve methoden voor de preventie of behandeling van een knelpuntziekte in de biologische geiten- en rundveehouderij in Vlaanderen. Open Access
Vicca, J., Govaerts, W. (2015). Geven tevreden geiten meer of duurdere melk? Onderzoek biologische landbouw en voeding 2015 - een greep uit de Vlaamse onderzoeksthema's ter gelegenheid van BioXpo 2015.
Goorickx, Y., Vicca, J. (contr.) (2014). Technische kengetallen in de biologische vleesveehouderij.
Buysse, F., Vicca, J. (contr.) (2014). Selectie tegen berengeur. Open Access
Internet publications
Vicca, J. (2019). Naar kiemvrije bedrijfseigen biest als noodzakelijke hefboom voor een gezonde opfok. (URL)
Vicca, J. (2018). Wormen: een knelpunt voor de bio veehouderij. (URL)