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Objectives: A solid-phase extraction and reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography (SPE-RP HPLC) method for determination of halofuginone hydrobromide in chicken feeds was developed. Methods: The chicken feed added to halofuginone hydrobromide was alkalization by 100 g.L-1 sodium...

Author(s)
Wu HuHu; Peng Lin; Ji Hui; Liu XiaoXiao; Teng Pei; Jiang ShanXiang
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 377-381
News Article

Researchers led by Professor Munir Iqbal at The Pirbright Institute have been able to insert protective avian influenza virus genes into the duck...

Date
March 2018
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)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Beef is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and trace minerals and can be an important source of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated (PUFA) and other bioactive fatty acids such as vaccenic acid (VA) and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, beef consumption has been declining mainly due to...

Date
July 2017
Subjects
beef; beef cattle; beef production; beef quality; body fat; cattle feeding; chemical composition; conjugated linoleic acid; diets; encapsulation; enrichment; enzymes; feed additives; feeds; hydrogenation; meat composition; meat quality; metabolites; monoenoic fatty acids; oilseeds; pastures; plant composition; plant extracts; plant oils; polyenoic fatty acids; processing; reviews; rumen digestion; tallow
Author(s)
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
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Objectives: A solid-phase extraction and reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography (SPE-RP HPLC) method for determination of halofuginone hydrobromide in chicken feeds was developed. Methods: The chicken feed added to halofuginone hydrobromide was alkalization by 100 g.L-1 sodium...

Author(s)
Wu HuHu; Peng Lin; Ji Hui; Liu XiaoXiao; Teng Pei; Jiang ShanXiang
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 377-381
AbstractFull Text

Objectives: This paper aims to overcome the difficulties of adherence of chicken blastodermal cells (cBC) and to establish a new culture system for chicken blastodermal cells by using E8 medium. Methods: By using 10 g.L-1 gelatin-coated and human recombinant vitronectin (hVTN)-coated wells, we...

Author(s)
Li RongYang; Jang XiaoChuan; Xu ShiYong; Chen Qing; Wu WangJun; Liu HongLin
Publisher
Nanjing Agricultural University
Publication
Journal of Nanjing Agricultural University, 2018, 41, 2, pp 364-369
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Objective: This experiment was conducted to study the effects of pea gluten meal on growth performance, nutrition digestibility, digestive organs and serum biochemical indexes of Gaoyou duck aged from 0 to 4 weeks. Method: A total of 160 one-day-old Gaoyou ducks were randomly divided into 4 groups...

Author(s)
Zhou GenLai; Yang XiaoZhi; Yin JieXin; Zhou MingXia; Zuo WeiYong
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 3, pp 635-640
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Objective: Bluetongue virus (BTV) is one of the most important arbovirus, which has many serotypes. The aim of this study is to characterize the epidemiology of BTV in Xuyi County of Jiangsu Province. Method: A sentinel herd of 5 goats (BTV negative) was established in 2015. Blood samples were...

Author(s)
Li WenLiang; Mao Li; Yang LeiLei; Xu BaoJun; Tang ChaoZhong; Yang Heng; Hao Fei; Zhang WenWen; Shao Kun; Li HuaChun; Jiang JieYuan
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 31, 3, pp 630-634
AbstractFull Text

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of post-hatch fasting time on the weights of body and digestive organs of chicks. Fertile eggs from 62-week-old broiler breeders (Cobb Fast lineage) were incubated and, after hatching, female chicks were randomly divided into six treatments, which...

Author(s)
Ribeiro, T. P.; Freitas, E. S. de; Clemente, R.; Cruz, F. K. da; Santos, T. C. dos
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2018, 39, 2, pp 893-898

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