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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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Domesticated birds (515) consisting of 185 broiler (Gallus gallus domesticus), 130 layers (Gallus sp.), 75 free range local chicken (Gallus domesticus), 40 house pigeon (Columba livia), 70 ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) and 15 turkeys (Melleagris gallopavo) reared in valley districts of Manipur were...

Authors
Singh, L. J.; Mohilal, N.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 1, pp 142-146
Abstract

The objective of this work was to evaluate the combined effects of air temperature and air velocity on the behavior of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). A total of 216 Japanese quail in their initial laying phase were used. Bird behavior was categorized with an ethogram (eat, drink,...

Authors
Santos, T. C. dos; Gates, R. S.; Tinôco, I. de F. F.; Zolnier, S.; Baêta, F. da C.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Embrapa
Publication
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 2017, 52, 5, pp 344-354
Abstract

A total of 900 one-d-old Chinese Huainan Partridge Shank chickens were randomly allocated into nine groups with five replicates of 20 each. Birds were fed with basal diet, basal diet supplemented with 150 mg kg-1 aureomycin, basal diet supplemented with different proportions of Bacillus...

Authors
Yang JiaJun; Qian Kun; Wu Dong; Zhang Wei; Wu YiJing; Xu YaYuan
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2017, 16, 6, pp 1383-1392
News Article

More than 100 chicken farms have been closed down after authorities confirmed that fipronil was used illegaly to treat lice on farms in the...

Date
August 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for Olfaction in animal behaviour and welfare.

This book contains 15 chapters that describe the physiological, behavioural and welfare parameters of smell and odour detection and processing in animals.

Authors
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
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

Background: Saccharomyces boulardii is a probiotic clinically effective in the prevention and treatment of antibiotic induced diarrhea in both children and adults, Clostridium difficile infections, inflammatory bowel disease, and other gastrointestinal disorders. However, the microorganisms need to...

Authors
Tranquilino-Rodriguez, E.; Martinez-Flores, H. E.; Rodiles-Lopez, J. O.; Zamora-Vega, R.; Salgado-Garciglia, R.; Perez-Sanchez, R. E.
Publisher
Food Science Publisher
Publication
Functional Foods in Health and Disease, 2017, 7, 2, pp 99-114

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