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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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The current study was aimed to evaluate the occurrence of Staphylococcus in institutional and domestic kitchens, as well as in meals served at child care centers and as desserts in local restaurants of Campinas, Brazil. Recovered isolates were analyzed by qPCR for Staphylococcal Enterotoxin (SE)...

Authors
Chaves, R. D.; Pradella, F.; Turatti, M. A.; Amaro, E. C.; Silva, A. R. da; Farias, A. dos S.; Pereira, J. L.; Khaneghah, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Food Control, 2018, 84, pp 463-470
News Article

The Pirbright Institute has recently been awarded joint funding with the Roslin Institute to research how Marek’s disease virus (MDV)...

Date
November 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
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
Authors
Vahmani, P.; Rolland, D. C.; Mapiye, C.; Dunne, P. G.; Aalhus, J. L.; Juarez, M.; McAllister, T. A.; Prieto, N.; Dugan, M. E. R.
AbstractFull Text

Background: In March 2013, human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus emerged in China, causing serious public health concerns and raising the possibility of avian-source pandemic influenza. Thus, the development of an effective vaccine for preventing and rapidly controlling avian...

Authors
Choi EunJin; Lee HanSol; Noh JiYun; Song JoonYoung; Cheong HeeJin; Shin Ok [Shin, O. S. ]; Lee HyoJin; Jeong MoonSup; Kim WooJoo
Publisher
Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society of Chemotherapy
Publication
Infection and Chemotherapy, 2017, 49, 2, pp 117-122
AbstractFull Text

An experiment was conducted to investigate the comparative effect of Berberis vulgaris, symbiotic and virginiamycin (VM) on performance and immune response of broilers. 200 Ross 308 male broiler chickens, 43 g, were randomly assigned to five treatments with five replicates/treatment (8...

Authors
Tavakolinasab, F.; Taherpour, K.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe196-Pe209
AbstractFull Text

This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different levels of chicory plant extract on performance, blood parameters, intestinal microflora and immune response of broiler chickens. A completely randomized design with five treatments and three replicates was carried out with 180 Ross...

Authors
Yousefi, Z.; Fard, M. K.; Rezaei, M.; Piresaraei, Z. A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe185-Pe195
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: It has been estimated that feed is the major cost associated with commercial poultry production. Hence, inclusion of non-conventional feed resource becomes of primary importance in livestock production to maintain the productivity at a lower cost. Date palm fruit is one of the most...

Authors
Ghorbani, M. R.; Aghaei, A.; Sallary, S.; Jamali, M. R.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Publication
Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research, 2017, 9, 2, pp Pe210-Pe220
AbstractFull Text

The experiment was conducted to study the comparative performance of Gririaja birds reared on different feeding regime in Nepal. A total of 384 Giriraja birds of aged 40 weeks were assigned to four treatment groups in four replications with 24 birds (20 female and 4 male) per replication over a...

Authors
Neupane, D.; Bhandari, B. B.; Poudel, S.; Shrestha, S.; Sapkota, S.
Publisher
Bangladesh Animal Husbandry Association
Publication
Bangladesh Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 46, 2, pp 134-139

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