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Poultry

Covering all aspects of the health and welfare of chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks, quails, guinea fowls and other poultry species.

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This experiment was conducted to investigate the expression level of cholecystokinin A receptor (CCKAR) mRNA in hypothalamus and its correlation with feed efficiency traits in meat-type ducks with high and low residual feed intake. A total of 1 000 male ducks with complete pedigree information were...

Author(s)
Jin SiHua; Luo RongLong; Yang Lei; He TingTing; Fan XinFeng; Wang JiaFa; Ling ZhiQiang; Geng ZhaoYu
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Yangzhou University
Publication
Journal of Yangzhou University, Agricultural and Life Sciences Edition, 2018, 39, 2, pp 93-98
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

In a study into antibiotic resistance in the intestinal tracts of pigs and poultry, faecal samples of more than 9000 pigs and chickens were examined....

Date
August 2018
Event

1 - 2 October 2018 - Kuala Lumpur

Venue
Kuala Lumpur
Country
Malaysia
Contact
Prof. Dr Abdul Rahman Omar,Chairman, Local Organizing Committee
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal welfare.

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
AbstractFull Text

Salmonella spp. is the most important bacterial pathogen of poultry and cause a substantial economic loss in poultry industries. Poultry is one of the principal reservoirs of Salmonella and thus these are isolated more frequently from poultry and poultry products. In this study, total of 100...

Author(s)
Parthasarathi Behera; Gali, J. M.; Ali, M. A.; Behera, S. K.; Subudhi, P. K.; Poulinlu, G.; Roychoudhury, P.; Hemen Das; Lallianchunga, M. C.; Mayengbam, P.; De, A.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 1023-1027
AbstractFull Text

The study was performed on a flock of twenty four birds of Uttara Fowl, these birds were purchased from Instructional Poultry Form (IPF), G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and maintained at IPF, Nagla, Pantnagar. Out of these 24 birds, six birds each were utilized for...

Author(s)
Rupam Sinha; Tamilselvan, S.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 865-868
AbstractFull Text

The research study was undertaken to investigate the effect of different schedules of administration of azolla (Azolla pinnata) serum biochemistry of broilers chicks. A total 72 day old chicks were weighed individually and distributed randomly into four dietary groups with three replications and...

Author(s)
Ajit Singh; Gaurav Jain; Singh, N. J.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 783-785
AbstractFull Text

Salmonella infection caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium is one of the causes of food-borne disease in humans. An effective way to reduce food poisoning due to Salmonella would be to breed chickens more resistant to Salmonella. In the present study, we studied the genetic resistance...

Author(s)
Rani Singh; Saxena, V. K.; Preeti Jain; Singh, K. B.; Ahmed, K. A.; Yadav, A. S.; Saxena, M.; Nandedakr, P. V.; Sundaresan, N. R.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 653-659
AbstractFull Text

Research was conducted on two broiler parent flocks of Ross 308 and Cobb 500 hybrids. At the beginning of productive cycle (24 weeks of age) for Ross 308 hybrid average body weight of laying hens was 2680.40 g, while for Cobb 500 hybrid it was 2697.80 g. In the middle of the productive cycle (42nd...

Author(s)
Djermanovic, V.; Mitrovic, S.
Publisher
University of Montenegro
Publication
Agriculture and Forestry, 2018, 64, 2, pp 113-119

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Animal Health & Production Compendium

An encyclopaedia on the health and production of pigs, poultry and ruminants, including food safety. Contains pictures, and text on diseases, pathogens, parasites and breeds. Visit AHPC