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The ability of White Leghorn hens with trimmed comb and wattles to thermoregulate

D. S. AL-Ramamneh, M. M. Makagon and P. Y. Hester.

in Poultry Science

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 7055 words.

It is estimated that each year over 19 million pullets in the United States have their combs partially trimmed at a young age to improve egg production and feed efficiency. A possible...

Absolute quantification of a very virulent Marek's disease virus dynamic quantity and distributions in different tissues

Zhenjie Zhang, Shaoqiong Liu, Chengtai Ma, Peng Zhao and Zhizhong Cui.

in Poultry Science

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6127 words.

Chickens infected with Marek's disease virus (MDV) carry the virus consistently for a long time, which increases the incidence and rate of virus-induced multi-organ tumors and increases its...

Acute and chronic eggshell temperature manipulations during hatching term influence hatchability, broiler performance, and ascites incidence

A. Sozcu and A. Ipek.

in Poultry Science

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6413 words.

The aim of the current study was to determine how a control temperature and acute and chronic high eggshell temperatures during the last three days of incubation, can affect hatchability,...

Acute phase proteins, interleukin 6, and heat shock protein 70 in broiler chickens administered with corticosterone

I. Zulkifli, P. Najafi, A. J. Nurfarahin, A. F. Soleimani, S. Kumari, A. Anna Aryani, E. L. O’Reilly and P. D. Eckersall.

in Poultry Science

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 5006 words.

An experiment was conducted to determine the effect of corticosterone (CORT) administration on serum ovotransferrin (OVT), α1-acid glycoprotein (AGP), ceruloplasmin (CPN), and IL-6...

Adding Methionine and Lysine to Broiler Breeder Diets to Lower Feed Costs

R. H. Harms and G. B. Russell.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 0 words.

Five experiments were conducted to study the use of supplemental Met and Lys in diets for broiler breeders. Control diets were fed using only corn and soybean meal to furnish the...

Administration of a Salmonella Enteritidis ΔhilAssrAfliG strain by coarse spray to newly hatched broilers reduces colonization and shedding of a Salmonella Enteritidis challenge strain

W. De Cort, F. Haesebrouck, R. Ducatelle and F. van Immerseel.

in Poultry Science

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3149 words.

Consumption of contaminated poultry meat is still an important cause of Salmonella infections in humans. Colonization inhibition (CI) occurs when a live Salmonella strain is administered to...

Aflatoxins, hydroxylated metabolites, and aflatoxicol from breast muscle of laying hens

M. Díaz-Zaragoza, M. Carvajal-Moreno, I. Méndez-Ramírez, N. C. Chilpa-Galván, E. Ávila-González and C. M. Flores-Ortiz.

in Poultry Science

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6865 words.

Aflatoxins (AF) are toxic fungal secondary metabolites that are pathological to animals and humans. This study identified and quantified AF (AFB1, AFB2, AFG1, AFG2) and their hydroxylated...

Age-related energy values of bakery meal for broiler chickens determined using the regression method

C. Stefanello, S. L. Vieira, P. Xue, K. M. Ajuwon and O. Adeola.

in Poultry Science

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6316 words.

A study was conducted to determine the ileal digestible energy (IDE), ME, and MEn contents of bakery meal using the regression method and to evaluate whether the energy values are...

Agreement of 3 carcass rinse sampling methods (split carcass, repeat rinse, and adjacent pair) on the detection of Salmonella contamination in broiler carcasses

Karen D. Galarneau, R. Hartford Bailey and Robert W. Wills.

in Poultry Science

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3868 words.

Whole carcass rinse is the most common method used to determine Salmonella prevalence in broiler carcasses. However, there is a need to determine the carcass rinse sampling method that best...

Alginate-whey protein dry powder optimized for target delivery of essential oils to the intestine of chickens

Y. Zhang, J. Gong, H. Yu, Q. Guo, C. Defelice, M. Hernandez, Y. Yin and Q. Wang.

in Poultry Science

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 8492 words.

In poultry production, there is a lack of effective and convenient approaches to deliver bioactive compounds such as some essential oils, which have been proposed as alternatives to...

Analysis of abietic acid and dehydroabietic acid residues in raw ducks and cooked ducks

Yongzhi Zhu, Suzhen Zhang, Zhiming Geng, Daoying Wang, Fang Liu, Muhan Zhang, Huan Bian and Weimin Xu.

in Poultry Science

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3251 words.

Rosin was once widely used for removal of duck feathers in China and is still being used secretly in some poultry processing enterprises. Abietic acid (AA) and dehydroabietic acid (DHAA)...

Anatomical and histologic pathology induced by cervical dislocation following blunt head trauma for on-farm euthanasia of poultry

Sophie Bader, Borris Meyer-Kühling, Ronald Günther, Angele Breithaupt, Silke Rautenschlein and Achim D. Gruber.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4338 words.

The selection of an optimal method for on-farm euthanasia of poultry in cases of emergency killing is still under debate. The preferred approach would spare pain and suffering and would...

Antibiotic resistance profiles among mesophilic aerobic bacteria in Nigerian chicken litter and associated antibiotic resistance genes

Olayeni Stephen Olonitola, Nicole Fahrenfeld and Amy Pruden.

in Poultry Science

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 5712 words.

The effect of global antibiotic use practices in livestock on the emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogens is poorly understood. There is a paucity of data among African nations, which...

Antibiotic-free poultry production: Is it sustainable?

Hector M. Cervantes.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3839 words.

There is growing acknowledgement that use of antibiotics in people is the primary driver of antibiotic-resistant infections in humans [1, 7–9], however, antibiotic-free production of...

Antimicrobial efficacy of lauric arginate against Campylobacter jejuni and spoilage organisms on chicken breast fillets,

Divek V. T. Nair, Rama Nannapaneni, Aaron Kiess, Barakat Mahmoud and Chander Shekhar Sharma.

in Poultry Science

October 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3300 words.

The objectives of this study were to determine the antimicrobial efficacy of lauric arginate (LAE) against Campylobacter jejuni (in broth and on chicken breast fillets) and spoilage...

Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli recovered from organic turkey farms in Germany

Hosny El-Adawy, Marwa F. E. Ahmed, Helmut Hotzel, Herbert Tomaso, Bernd-Alois Tenhagen, Joerg Hartung, Heinrich Neubauer and Hafez M. Hafez.

in Poultry Science

November 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3884 words.

The popularity of food produced from animals kept under an organic regimen has increased in recent years. In Germany, turkey meat consumption has increased. Despite several studies...

Antioxidative activity of the polyphenols from the involucres of Castanea mollissima Blume and their mitigating effects on heat stress

S. Dong, H. Li, L. Gasco, Y. Xiong, K. J. Guo and I. Zoccarato.

in Poultry Science

May 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 6030 words.

Polyphenols extracted from plants have multiple functions in animal production. To explore new sources of tannin-rich extracts, which have potential benefits for animal health, this study...

Antioxidative effect of ginseng stem-leaf saponins on oxidative stress induced by cyclophosphamide in chickens

J. Yu, Y. Chen, L. Zhai, L. Zhang, Y. Xu, S. Wang and S. Hu.

in Poultry Science

May 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4507 words.

Previous investigation demonstrated that oral administration of ginseng stem-leaf saponins in chickens could enhance the immune response. The present study was designed to evaluate the...

Apparent ileal amino acid digestibility of reduced-oil distillers dried grains with solubles fed to broilers from 23 to 31 days of age

W. A. Dozier, K. R. Perryman and J. B. Hess.

in Poultry Science

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3284 words.

An experiment was conducted using male Ross × Ross 708 broiler chicks to determine the effect of oil extraction from corn distillers dried grains with solubles on apparent ileal amino acid...

Apparent ileal digestible tryptophan requirements of 22- to 42-day-old broiler chicks

Bo Wang, Zhizhi Min and Jianmin Yuan.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

March 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4308 words.

Using apparent ileal digestible (AID) amino acids (AA) for feed formulation is considered preferable to formulating diets based on a total AA basis. However, data on AID tryptophan (Trp)...