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Nutrition

Covering all aspects of the feeds and feeding of livestock, companion animals and equines, fish and shellfish, and zoo and laboratory animals, including processing, contamination, analysis, technology, physiology, biochemistry and diet in aetiology and treatment of disease

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The bioefficacy of single product Bi-Larv 25 WP (diflubenzuron) and combination formulation 22% SC (diflubenzuron 20% + deltamethrin 2%) was evaluated against housefly (Musca domestica). Fly infested poultry manure, kitchen garbage and sewage were collected and dumped in the experimental farm at...

Authors
Bhandari, P.; Talat Parween; Baheti, H. S.; Tomar, A.; Raza, S. K.
Publisher
Entomological Society of India
Publication
Indian Journal of Entomology, 2017, 79, 3, pp 378-380
Abstract

Second to beef, pork is a major protein source produced in the US. Properly sourced and handled pork could be utilized as a protein option for zoo-managed carnivores. Concerns of high levels of microbial populations in raw meat diets are common. The objectives of this study were to determine...

Authors
Iske, C. J.; Morris, C. L.; Kappen, K. L.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science
Publication
Translational Animal Science, 2017, 1, 3, pp 397-405
AbstractFull Text

This study was conducted to determine the effect of dietary supplementation with cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) seeds on growth performances, relative weights of carcass and viscera, haematological and biochemical parameters, and thyroid hormones concentrations of broiler chickens subjected to natural...

Authors
Berrama, Z.; Temim, S.; Souames, S.; Ainbaziz, H.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 5, pp 735-742
News Article

In a study carried out at the Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil, cattle nutritionists, Danilo Domingues Millen and Cassiele Aparecida...

Date
October 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Miscellaneous

A consultation with stakeholders in the Dutch organic sector was conducted to track current and future market developments and to ascertain which tools the Ministry of Economic Affairs can use to help achieve a better balance between the growing demand for organic products and the domestic supply....

Authors
Meeusen, M. J. G.
Publisher
LEI Wageningen UR
Publication
Kansen en belemmeringen voor omschakeling naar de biologische sector, 2015, pp 27 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is essential to humans and animals. Vitamin D3, the form active in poultry, can be synthesized endogenously but, as this process has very low efficiency in this species, vitamin D3 must be supplemented via feed. To become active, vitamin D3 must be hydroxylated twice in...

Date
February 2017
Subjects
blood plasma; broilers; calcitriol; calcium; chicken meat; cholecalciferol; hormonal control; hormone secretion; immune response; kidneys; lameness; meat composition; meat quality; performance traits; phosphorus; poultry; poultry meat; vitamin D; vitamin supplements
Authors
Litta, G.
AbstractFull Text

A cross-sectional survey was performed in 40 family farming units (FFU) from the Quebradas of Humahuaca and Toro of Jujuy and Salta provinces, with the aim of describing production practices in their goat flocks. Farmers were subjected to an ad hoc survey to gather data on general management and...

Authors
Suarez, V. H.; Martínez, G. M.; Nievas, J. D.; Quiroga Roger, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion
Publication
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2017, 43, 2, pp 186-194

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