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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

A review on the impact of integrating nutritional programmes with housing systems, and genotypes on the performance and profitability of an organic poultry farming system was presented in this chapter.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strengthening the inside: effect of nutrition on gut health and maintenance and its impact on the integument integrity.

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of poultry is equipped to perform several important functions. One of these functions is the protection of the underlying structures of the entire digestive tract and minimization of the translocation of materials that may be inimical to the health of the bird. The...

Author(s)
Adedokun, S. A.; Olojede, O. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Microencapsulation for controlled gastrointestinal delivery of probiotics and prebiotics.

Microencapsulation of bioactive compounds (such as antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, omega-3 lipids and probiotics) has been increasingly studied extensively due to interest in nutraceutical components and functional foods. The main objective of this technique is to protect the bioactive compounds...

Author(s)
Preeti Panthari; Harsha Kharkwal
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeromonas salmonicida</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. hydrophila</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects, economic impact and genomics of Aeromonas salmonicida and A. hydrophila in fishes.

Author(s)
Gudmundsdottir, B. K.; Bjornsdottir, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus iniae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">S. agalactiae</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae infection in fishes.

Author(s)
Shoemaker, C. A.; Xu DeHai; Soto, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Yersinia ruckeri</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Yersinia ruckeri infection in salmonids.

Author(s)
Ormsby, M.; Davies, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disease and herd health management.

This chapter presents the disease affecting calves and adult cattle focusing on the aetiology, diagnosis, prevention and control of these diseases. Topics on herd health assurance schemes and notifiable cattle diseases and legislation concerning cattle health and disease were also included.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endemic disease - the challenge to reduce antibiotic use.

A review on the endemic diseases affecting poultry is discussed highlighting the reduced use of antibiotics by applying the three R's, a multifaceted approach to reduce, refine and replace antibiotics in both the poultry meat and egg production sectors.

Author(s)
Walker, A.; Garland, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horizons and prospects - a role for WPSA?

This chapter discusses the role of World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) in the different areas of poultry production such as breeding, genetics, nutrition, feed supply, biosecurity, removal of antibiotics, introduction of phytase, the Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) crises and future...

Author(s)
Fisher, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for The handbook of microbial bioresources.

This book, inclusive of 39 chapters, provides a detailed discussion on the biotechnological methods and processes, as well as the industrial applications, of various microbial resources. Current use of these microbial resources in the medical (anti-cancer substances from bacteria), agricultural...

Author(s)
Gupta, V. K.; Sharma, G. D.; Tuohy, M. G.; Gaur, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book

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