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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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Coccidiosis triggered by Eimeria tenella is accompanied by haemorrhagic caecum and high morbidity. Vaccines are preferable choices to replace chemical drugs against coccidiosis. Surface antigens of apicomplexan parasites can adhere to host cells during the infection process. Therefore, truncated...

Author(s)
Zhao PengFei; Wang ChaoFei; Ding Jun; Zhao ChengFeng; Xia YingJun; Hu YanLi; Zhang Li; Zhou YanQin; Zhao JunLong; Fang Rui
Publisher
Springer Berlin
Publication
Parasitology Research, 2021, 120, 5, pp 1861-1871
Abstract

This study aimed at introducing a durable and customer-friendly product as a result of immersion of chicken thigh meat in apple peel extract (APE) and corn zein (Z) edible coating enriched with ginger essential oil (GEO) in the refrigerated condition. Antioxidant activities of ethanol (70%) and...

Author(s)
Barkhordari, P.; Bazargani-Gilani, B.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 2021, 15, 3, pp 2727-2742
Abstract

Designing balanced rations for broilers depends on precise knowledge of nitrogen-corrected apparent metabolizable energy (AMEn) and the chemical composition of the feedstuffs. The equations that include the measurements of the chemical composition of the feedstuff can be used in the prediction of...

Author(s)
Alvarenga, T. C.; Lima, R. R.; Filho, J. S. S. B.; Simão, S. D.; Mariano, F. C. Q.; Alvarenga, R. R.; Rodrigues, P. B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Translational Animal Science, 2021, 5, 1,
News Article

Analyses of research over the years has led to a worrying revelation for swine producers: feed and feed ingredients could potentially serve as a...

Date
April 2021
News Article

An MRI-based map of the pig brain developed at the University of Illinois using 4-week-old pigs has been used for many years to understand how and...

Date
April 2021
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

The third edition of this book contains a total of 20 chapters (including 3 new chapters), including the implementation of an effective animal welfare programme; the importance of measurement to improve the welfare of livestock, poultry and fish; the social and ethical importance of agricultural...

Author(s)
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Animal welfare is a multidimensional phenomenon and currently its on-farm assessment requires complex, multidimensional frameworks involving farm audits which are time-consuming, infrequent and expensive. The core principle of precision agriculture is to use sensor technologies to improve the...

Date
November 2020
Subjects
monitoring; animal welfare; livestock; animal behaviour; sensors; animal feeding; animal nutrition; animal production; auditing; automation; broilers; buildings; cows; dairy cows; detection; farming; feeding; health; hunger; interactions; lameness; livestock farming; milking; nutrition programmes; poultry; techniques; milk yielding animals; precision agriculture; meat animals; dairy cattle; reviews; domestic animals
Author(s)
Erp-van der Kooij, E. van; Rutter, S. M.
Miscellaneous

This is the seventh annual report from the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare. It analyses the farm animal welfare management and performance of 150 of the world's largest food companies, across 35 distinct, objective criteria. As such, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive global...

Author(s)
Amos, N.; Sullivan, R.
Publisher
Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare
Publication
The business benchmark on farm animal welfare report 2018, 2019, pp 78 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Probiotic microorganisms can release bioactive substances that can inhibit the growth and biofilm formation of pathogenic microorganisms such as Streptococcus mutans. Dental caries is a multi-factorial chronic infection disease, which starts with bacterial biofilm formation caused mainly by S....

Author(s)
Demir, T.; Demir, H.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology
Publication
Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2021, 9, 2, pp 339-345

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