Cookies on Animal Science Database

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Sign up to receive our animal science eNewsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

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

Latest content

Abstract

The study was centered on the comparative analysis of battery cage and deep litter poultry housing systems in Abia state, Nigeria. The study specifically examined the factors influencing the choice of poultry housing system in the study area; estimated the profitability of battery cage and deep...

Author(s)
Okpokiri, C. I.; Agwu, N. M.; Onwusiribe, C. N.
Publisher
Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University
Publication
Alanya Academic Review, 2018, 2, 1, pp 107-120
Abstract

Background: Divergent selection for meat and egg production in poultry has resulted in strains of birds differing widely in traits related to these products. Modern strains of meat birds can reach live weights of 2 kg in 35 d, while layer strains are now capable of producing more than 300 eggs per...

Author(s)
Willson, N. L.; Forder, R. E. A.; Tearle, R.; Williams, J. L.; Hughes, R. J.; Nattrass, G. S.; Hynd, P. I.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
BMC Genomics, 2018, 19, 309, pp (2 May 2018)
Abstract

In recent years, duck production has been changed from conventional free range and open water outdoors to confinement in birdhouses. And the concept of animal welfare in high stocking density begins to be accepted in China. The search of the relationship between growth performance and flock...

Author(s)
Li WenYong; Yuan JianMin; Ji ZengTao; Wang Lin; Sun ChuanHeng; Yang XinTing
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2018, 152, pp 26-31
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Miscellaneous

Chicken production is an essential agricultural activity practiced by almost all rural communities throughout the developing world. However, in the earlier times smallholder chicken production was a neglected agenda in the development themes compared with its role in poverty alleviation and food...

Author(s)
Tesfahun Alemayehu; Bruno, J.; Fasil Getachew; Tadelle Dessie
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Publication
Socio-economic, marketing and gender aspects of village chicken production in the tropics: a review of literature, 2018, pp 31 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Apicomplexan parasites of the genus Eimeria are widespread in poultry flocks and if present in sufficient numbers can cause the intestinal disease coccidiosis. For many years, the disease has been controlled either by incorporating drugs in the feed (prophylaxis) or by immunization with live...

Date
September 2018
Subjects
animal diseases; antiprotozoal agents; coccidiosis; herbal drugs; immunization; infections; intestinal diseases; parasites; parasitoses; plant extracts; poultry; probiotics; protozoal infections; vaccination
Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
News Article

Evonik has launched a new standardized ileal digestibility (SID) database for swine feeds which, for the first time, provides SID values of all amino...

Date
September 2018
News Article

Researchers from Dartmouth College have developed a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalgal co-product as a feed...

Date
August 2018
Event

8 December 2018 - Nottingham

Venue
Nottingham
Country
UK
Contact
The Saddle Research Centre
Contact Details
The Old Barns, Firbeck House, Steetley, Worksop, Derbyshire, S80 3DZ, UK.
Tel
+44 07775 912 202
AbstractFull Text

Faced with the need for greater knowledge of the different physalis species, the aim of this study was to characterize different Native American physalis species (Physalis peruviana L., Physalis pubescens L., Physalis angulata L., Physalis mínimos L. and Physalis ixocarpa Brot) as to their...

Author(s)
Curi, P. N.; Carvalho, C. dos S.; Salgado, D. L.; Pio, R.; Silva, D. F. da; Pinheiro, A. C. M.; Souza, V. R. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
Publication
Food Science and Technology (Campinas), 2018, 38, 1, pp 112-119

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Language
Organisms
Subject Topics

Events calendar

September
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
2627282930311
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30123456