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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 effect of dietary lignocellulose on broilers performance, intestinal microbiota and morphology, pH of digesta and litter humidity after 28 and 42 days of the experiment was evaluated. A total of 384 Cobb500 chickens (initial weight: 41.88±1.56 g) were divided into 4 groups with 24 replications...

Author(s)
Makivic, L.; Glisic, M.; Boskovic, M.; Djordjevic, J.; Markovic, R.; Baltic, M.; Sefer, D.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 25, 1, pp 83-91
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This study evaluated the effects of a graded concentration of dietary calcium soaps of tallow (CST) supplementation on broiler performance, carcass characteristics, abdominal fat fatty acid profile, bone biomechanical properties, and bone mineral composition. One hundred and forty 11-d-old male...

Author(s)
Çalık, A.; Yalçın, S.; Küçükersan, S.; Saçaklı, P.; Yıldız, G.; Ramay, M. S.; Ahlat, O.; Elıbol, F. K. E.; Taban, S.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 25, 1, pp 61-70
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To explore the incompatibility of hybrids between chickens and quails at the chromosome level, in the present study, chickens, quails, and their hybrids were selected and their chromosome karyotype and banding patterns were analyzed. The methods used comprised pre paring chromosomes from air-dried...

Author(s)
Zhu MengTing; Xie YiFan; Yang Heng; Zhai ManJun; Zhao ZongSheng
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 25, 1, pp 25-32
CAB ReviewFull Text

Black pepper is considered the most attractive spice throughout the world, owing to its pungent alkaloid piperine, which biologically presents a very important spice in human and animal nutrition. Various experiments have shown that black pepper and its secondary metabolites could be used as an...

Date
December 2018
Subjects
alkaloids; antibacterial plants; antibacterial properties; anticancer properties; antidepressant properties; antidiarrhoeal properties; antifungal properties; antiinflammatory properties; antioxidant properties; black pepper; broilers; digestive juices; essential oils; feed conversion efficiency; feed intake; feed supplements; fowl feeding; growth promoters; growth rate; liveweight gain; plant composition; plant extracts; poultry; spices; stomach
Author(s)
Puvača, N.; Ljubojević, D.; Ðuragić, O.; Popović, S.; Könyves, T.; Miščević, B.; Prodanović, R.; Bošković, J.
Miscellaneous

In a study with 910 Ross 308 male broilers, housed in 70 floor pens bedded with wood shavings, the effect of digestible glycine+serine content (5 levels ranging from 12.4 to 15.7 g/kg and 11.4 to 14.9 g/kg in grower and finisher diets, respectively) in low-protein diets was studied from 10-35 days...

Author(s)
Harn, J. van; Dijkslag, M. A.; Krimpen, M. M. van
Publisher
Wageningen Livestock Research
Publication
Glycine plus serine requirement of broilers fed low-protein diets: a dose response study, 2018, pp 36 pp.
News Article

A rapid new way of checking nutrient levels in grasslands allows farmers to quickly monitor changes in pasture nutrients and adapt livestock animal...

Date
November 2018
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
News Article

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has released a Consensus Statement, Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to...

Date
October 2018
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was conducted to determine the effects of sepiolite usage on pellet production parameters and pellet quality characteristics for dairy cattle concentrate feed under regular industrial conditions. In the experiment, 14 mt pellet feeds for control and two treatment groups with 7...

Author(s)
Yalçın, S.; Burçak, E.; Onbașılar, İ.; Ramay, M. S.; Gebeș, E. S.; Pİrpanahİ, M.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 25, 1, pp 119-123

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