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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)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Extending the value of the literature: data requirements for holo-analysis and interpretation of the outputs.

This chapter focuses on significance of scientific papers on animal nutrition as well as on its limitations particularly on the aspect that most of the results are based on the authors subjective interpretation. Highlights of this chapter focus on how to extend the value of scientific papers...

Author(s)
Bedford, M. R.; O'Neill, H. V. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Description of the growth of body components of broilers and laying pullets.

This review presents a description of the growth of broiler and laying chicken strains studied at the Laboratory of Poultry Science, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)-Jaboticabal. Two commercial broiler strains and four laying strains were assessed. Ross 308® and Cobb 500® broilers were reared ...

Author(s)
Silva, E. P.; Sakomura, N. K.; Marcato, S. M.; Neme, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strain evaluation, domestication and strain selection.

This chapter covers strain evaluation, domestication and strain selection and their applications in aquaculture, particularly fish culture. Focus is given on genetic improvement programmes, natural selection in strain development, domestic and wild strains and strain effects on other breeding...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strain characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i>.

This chapter discusses the typing techniques for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) using total genomic DNA methods; insertion sequence analysis and other repetitive sequences, along with the comparison of techniques for strain characterization of MAP.

Author(s)
Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative differences between strains of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i>.

This chapter discusses the nomenclature of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP), phenotype differences between MAP strains, comparison of epidemiological characteristics, virulence and pathogenicity of MAP strains and genotypic differences between MAP strains.

Author(s)
Stevenson, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The genetics of feather pecking and cannibalism.

Author(s)
Kjaer, J. B.; Hocking, P. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998135)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biochemical identification tables.

This chapter contains information for the interpretation of biochemical tests for the identification/diagnosis of pathogenic bacteria of aquatic animals. The data are presented in tabular form and are in alphabetical order according to the pathogen species. The results for closely related...

Author(s)
Buller, N. B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997384)
Type
Book chapter

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