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The objective was to evaluate the effect of stocking density on productive performance, carcass characteristics, productivity, bone development, and profitability of Ross 308 broilers. A completely randomized experimental design with four stocking densities (10, 12, 14, and 16 birds m-2) and four...

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Silva, H. J. de O.; Souza, A. F. G. O. de; Garcia, E. R. de M.; Leite, M. C. de P.; Cassuci, L. G. T.; Domingues, E. C. da S.; Marques, A. L. R.; Santos, J. P. G. dos; Costa, G. da S. da; Machado, D. C.; Silva, M. V.
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Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Cassilândia, Brazil
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Revista de Agricultura Neotropical, 2021, 8, 2,
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Results on appropriate, inappropriate, and painful slaughtering methods of river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) are discussed. Undesirable consequences of poor desensitization and/or slaughtering procedures, causing pain and suffering to animals, are also approached. These considerations are relevant as ...

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Mota-Rojas, D.; Ghezzi, M. D.; Napolitano, F.; Rosmini, M.; Guerrero-Legarreta, I.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Lezama-García, K.; Miranda-Cortés, A.; Vega, L. T. de la; Mora-Medina, P.; Hernández-Ávalos, I.
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Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
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Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2021, 9, 2,
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An increase in testosterone levels affects the shedding of velvet which, in turn, influences the behaviour of farm-raised fallow deer bucks. Consequently, the welfare of the farmed animals can be considerably improved by controlling the timing of the velvet shedding period. The aim of this study...

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Potrapeluk, A.; Janiszewski, P.; Bogdaszewski, M.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2021, 66, 6, pp 233-241
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The objective of this study is to determine the influence of supplementing insoluble fiber sources in different particle sizes on energy and protein efficiency ratios, intestinal morphology and welfare indicesin broiler chickens fed barley based-diets. Ross 308 (n=308) were used in a completely...

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Pourazadi, Z.; Salari, S.; Tabandeh, M. R.; Abdollahi, M. R.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2021, 12, 4, pp fa495-fa511
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of housing systems (free vs. tie-stall) and season (winter vs. spring) on the welfare of dairy cows through indices of cleanliness, leg health (straightness, hocks and knees), lameness score, body condition and milk production. This is to test the ...

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Djaalab, I.; Mansour-Djaalab, H.; Riachi, F.; Beghriche, A. F.; Haffaf, S.; Allaoui, A.; Ghoribi, L.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2021, 78, 1, pp 80-93
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Background and Aim: Pre-slaughter management and slaughter operations are considered critical factors for animal welfare and meat quality. Previous studies have found poor animal welfare management at municipal slaughterhouses in Ecuador, and little is known about how this affects the...

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Cevallos-Almeida, M.; Burgos-Mayorga, A.; Gómez, C. A.; Lema-Hurtado, J. L.; Lema, L.; Calvache, I.; Jaramillo, C.; Collaguazo Ruilova, I.; Martínez, E. P.; Estupiñán, P.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2021, 14, 4, pp 918-925
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Precision livestock farming (PLF) is a digital management system that continuously measures the production, reproduction, health and welfare of animals and environmental impacts of the herd by using information and communication technologies (ICT) and controls all stages of the production process....

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Tekin, K.; Dikmen, B. Y.; Kanca, H.; Guatteo, R.
Publisher
Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlig, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2021, 68, 2, pp 193-212
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This study was conducted to determine the effect of production system, slaughter age, and gender on the nutrient composition, fatty acids profile, and index values of breast and thigh meat in Alectoris chukar partridges. Partridges were slaughtered at 14, 16, and 18 weeks of age and skinless breast ...

Author(s)
Boz, M. A.; Öz, F.; Sarıca, M.; Yamak, U. S.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology, Sivas, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2021, 9, 4, pp 745-754
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The physiological parameters and the productive performance of free-range broilers submitted to installations with different materials of tile composition were evaluated. 320 male broilers of the Vermelho Pesadão lineage were used, with an initial age of 35 days, distributed among the following...

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Maciel, M. P.; Carvalho, C. da C. S.; Aiura, F. S.; Aiura, A. L. de O.; Maranhão, C. M. de A.; Silva, D. B.; Moura, V. H. S. de; Silva, V. G. da
Publisher
Malque Publishing, Mossoró, Brazil
Citation
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2021, 9, 1,
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Thanks to advanced technology, physiological, behavioral and production indicators of animals can be reliably measured. Advanced technology also allows facility owners to focus on the health and performance of each animal by diagnosing diseases and problems that cannot be directly detected by the...

Author(s)
Ermetin, O.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2021, 39, 1, pp 19-30

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