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Cover for Rabies virus.

Rabies virus (RABV) is the type species in the genus Lyssavirus, family Rhabdoviridae, with a negative-sense linear non-segmented 12 kb RNA molecule with genes encoding N (nucleoprotein, P (phosphoprotein), M (matrix protein), G (glycoprotein), Ψ (pseudogene or G-L intergenic region) and L (large,...

Author(s)
Brandão, P. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peste des petits ruminants virus.

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an acute and highly contagious viral disease characterized by pyrexia, mucopurulent ocular and nasal discharge, conjunctivitis, erosion of the mucosae of the respiratory tract, bronchopneumonia and severe dehydration caused by acute diarrhoea. After its first...

Author(s)
Shabbir, M. Z.; Munir, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Newcastle disease virus.

Newcastle disease (ND) is one of the most devastating poultry diseases and can affect a broad range of avian species. Being a good animal model virus, and with the availability of reverse genetics, the pathobiology of ND virus (NDV) has been well studied. However, despite effective and safe vaccine ...

Author(s)
Munir, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Designing, conducting and reporting swine and poultry nutrition research.

This chapter will address the different aspects in conducting swine and poultry nutrition research such as on the correct choice of proper experimental design, and on the correct analysis and interpretation of collected data and results from the conducted experiment, and finally in reporting the...

Author(s)
Patience, J. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measurements of nutrients and nutritive value.

This chapter will discuss the areas of measurements that require rethinking. The topic will be covered in two subsections: in vitro and in vivo measurements. Topics include: proximate analyses; fibre and carbohydrates in feed; determining the nutritive value of ingredients; determining the...

Author(s)
Choct, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General principles of designing a nutrition experiment.

The focus of this chapter is to highlight the multiple considerations that need to be taken into account if the data generated are to be of value to academia and industry at large. It is split into the two areas of interest to the commercial feed manufacturer: nutrient requirements research and...

Author(s)
Bedford, M. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Functional enzymes for animal feed applications.

The great demand for animal feed additives is directly proportional to the increased world human population. Such increase in demand has inspired scientists to look for alternatives to traditional feed additives in order to cope with the increased requirements in animal feeds which ultimately enter ...

Author(s)
El-Enshasy, H. A.; Nor Zalina, B. O.; Elsayed, E. A.; Sarmidi, M. R.; Wadaan, M. A.; Ramlan Aziz
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Increased sustainability in poultry production: new tools and resources for genetic management.

This chapter examines the emerging technologies that can be applied in the poultry industry in the coming decade for increased sustainability of genetic resources. Some of these technologies such as semen cryopreservation are currently being used for sustainable production by protecting and...

Author(s)
Whyte, J.; Blesbois, E.; McGrew, M. J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Breeding for sustainability: maintaining and enhancing multi-trait genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the theory and evidence from experimental and commercial populations which give some guide on the maintenance of genetic variation in poultry is discussed. Highlights focus on how accuracy in selection and rates of improvement in all traits can be increased best to utilize this...

Author(s)
Hill, W. G.; Wolc, A.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Avendaño, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Limiting factors for nutritional efficiency.

In this chapter methods in feeding and how to evaluate broilers more efficiently with minor references to other poultry are highlighted. Topics discussed include predicting feed intake, nutrient response, feed evaluation, and digestive tract optimization.

Author(s)
Roosendaal, B.; Wahlstrom, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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