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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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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the effects of supplementing organic forms of zinc(zinc acetate, ZnA)and inorganic zinc(zinc sulfate, Zn S)on performance, the gain to feed ratio(G:F)and skeletal characters in broilers from the first day to the 42th day.A total of 240-day-old broilers(Arbor...

Author(s)
Liu DaWei; Cao ShuXin; Wei JingKun; Qin WenChao; Liu Yang; Li JiaNing; Xu LiangMei
Publisher
Northeast Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition), 2020, 27, 1, pp 60-68
Abstract

The current research investigated the effects of thermal-sonication pretreatment on the anaerobic digestion of goose manure. The CSTRs were run at three different organic loading rates: 1.4 g-VS/L.day, 2.9 g-VS/L.day and 4.4 g-VS/L.day, consequently termed as Phase-1, Phase-2 and Phase-3,...

Author(s)
Muhammad Hassan; Zhao Chao; Ding WeiMin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Energy (Oxford), 2020, 198,
Abstract

Feed additives are included into finishing diets to improve cattle growth and feed efficiency, resulting in enhanced productivity and profitability in feedlot systems. Yeast-derived products and monensin have analogous and complementary benefits to rumen function and cattle production. Hence, this...

Author(s)
Pancin, S.; Cooke, R. F.; Brandão, A. P.; Dias, N. W.; Timlin, C. L.; Fontes, P. L. P.; Sale, A. F. F.; Wicks, J. C.; Murray, A.; Marques, R. S.; Pohler, K. G.; Mercadant, V. R. G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Livestock Science, 2020, 232,
News Article

Several studies suggest that black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae are promising, high-quality alternative protein sources for animals. Black...

Date
March 2020
CAB ReviewFull Text

Chicken is nowadays the most widely consumed meat in the world and one of the main sources of animal protein for humans. This outstanding position in meat production was achieved due to improvements in nutrition, animal health, management, and mainly animal breeding. Nevertheless, the genetic...

Date
March 2020
Subjects
broilers; skeletal development; skeletal muscle; chicken meat; meat production; musculoskeletal anomalies; bone diseases; traits; genome analysis; breeding aims; breeding programmes; aetiology; diagnosis; selection; nucleotide sequences; metabolic disorders; performance traits; liveweight; liveweight gain; breast muscle; poultry
Author(s)
Peixoto, J. de O.; Ibelli, A. M. G.; Fernandes, L. T.; Ledur, M. C.
News Article

Producing a litre of milk in California today releases less greenhouse gas and uses less land and water than it did in 1964, according to new...

Date
March 2020
CABI Book Info
Cover for Livestock handling and transport.

In this 5th edition of Livestock Handling and Transport the author focused on the effects of biosecurity, genetics, structural designs of areas in the farm and slaughterhouse, proper handling and transport of animals on the welfare, physiology, behaviour, health, and economics of livestock animals....

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
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

Introduction. During buckwheat processing, up to 7.0% of the kernels turn into feed meal. This loss causes a significant decrease in profits during the production of buckwheat groats. Decorticating of buckwheat is complicated by the fact that the size uniformity of the grain mass does not exceed...

Author(s)
Mar'in, V.; Vereshchagin, A.; Ivanov, A.
Publisher
Kemerovo Institute of Food Science and Technology (University)
Publication
Food Processing: Techniques and Technology, 2020, 56, 1, pp 87-95

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