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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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A new study of methane emissions from livestock in the United States led by a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has...

Date
December 2017
Abstract

The study assessed the determinant factors influencing the adoption of biosecurity principles by poultry farmers in Kwara State, Nigeria. The major objective was to determine poultry farmer awareness and adoption of various biosecurity principles. A multistage sampling technique was used to select...

Authors
Tsado, J. H.; Fatoki, P.; Ajibola, B. O.; Abubakar, A.; Tsado, D. N.
Publisher
Bahir Dar University
Publication
Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2017, 10, 4, pp 461-471
Abstract

Carotenoids are a large class of compounds that are biosynthesized by condensation of isoprene units in plants, fungi, bacteria, and some animals. They are characteristically highly conjugated through double bonds, which lead to many isomers as well susceptibility to oxidation and other chemical...

Authors
Abate-Pella, D.; Freund, D. M.; Slovin, J. P.; Hegeman, A. D.; Cohen, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Chromatography, B, 2017, 1067, pp 34-37
Abstract

The chewing lice (Mallophaga) are common parasites of different animals. Most of them infest terrestrial and marine birds, including pigeons, doves, swans, cormorants and penguins. Mallophaga have not been found on marine mammals but only on terrestrial ones, including livestock and pets. Their...

Authors
Benelli, G.; Caselli, A.; Giuseppe, G. di; Canale, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 211-219
CAB ReviewFull Text

Although the gastrointestinal tract is frequently described simply as 'the gut', it is actually made up of: (1) an epithelium; (2) a diverse and robust immune arm, which contains most of the immune cells in the body; and (3) the commensal bacteria, which contain more cells than are present in the...

Date
October 2017
Subjects
animal health; animal production; digestion; digestive tract; energy metabolism; epithelium; homeostasis; immune system; intestinal absorption; intestinal microorganisms; intestinal mucosa; intestines; microbial flora; microorganisms; nutrition physiology; poultry; reviews
Authors
Kogut, M. H.; Yin XiaoNan; Yuan JianMin; Broom, L.
Miscellaneous
Publisher
Home Office UK
Publication
Annual statistics of scientific procedures on living animals Great Britain 2016, 2017, pp 59 pp.
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)
AbstractFull Text

An experiment was conducted to investigate the comparative effect of Berberis vulgaris, symbiotic and virginiamycin (VM) on performance and immune response of broilers. 200 Ross 308 male broiler chickens, 43 g, were randomly assigned to five treatments with five replicates/treatment (8...

Authors
Tavakolinasab, F.; Taherpour, K.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe196-Pe209

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