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Dr. Shayan Sharif
Health, welfare, nutrition, productivity, food safety, environment - those are key words for the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN). Established in 2012, we are a network of poultry researchers and poultry health specialists who address a wide range of issues - from basic biology, to environmen...
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#Minerals in poultry nutrition
Article published the January 2, 2024
INTRODUCTIONGlobal population growth, along with rising affluence in Asia, are driving up not only our total demand for food, but also the amount of protein required to feed all of humanity (1, 2). More specifically, the world’s population is expected to grow to over 9 billion people by 2050, and demand for poultry, which represents a relatively healthy and efficient source of protein, is li ...
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News published on February 3, 2023
The 8th International Conference on Poultry Intestinal Health proudly presents the Keynote speakers for the hybrid edition that will be held in Manila, The Philippines, from April 17th to April 19th, 2024.   Keynote speakers  Rob Moore (Melbourne, Australia) Rob is Professor of Biotechnology at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. His group studies bacterial diseases of chicken ...
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Article published the December 26, 2017
1 IntroductionCharacterized after its human orthologue (Herpes Simplex Virus; HSV a DNA containing virus), Marek’s disease virus (MDV), or Gallid herpesvirus 2 (GaHV-2), the etiologic agent for Marek’s disease (MD) is an alpha-herpes virus that targets avian species (Gallus gallus domesticus) where it establishes chronic infection. Notably recognized as a multifaceted disease, MD is ch ...
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Article published the November 16, 2017
IntroductionVitamin D is a naturally synthesized lipid soluble vitamin and has a broad range of physiological properties, including profound effects upon immune system [1–3]. Ultraviolet B (UV-B) irradiation of epidermal cells constitutes the primary step for photolytic conversion of 7-dehydrocholesterol to Vitamin D. Modern poultry farming practices have led to an increase in density housin ...
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This member gave a presentation on January 31, 2017
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2017
Article published the May 30, 2015
IntroductionInfectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) is an enveloped virus with a double stranded DNA genome and belongs to the family Herpesviridae and subfamily alphaherpersvirinae [1,2]. The ILTV causes infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in chickens, pheasants and peafowls worldwide [3,4], transmitted through nasal and ocular routes and results in mild to severe respiratory manifestations. The ...
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February 13, 2014
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Location:Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Profile: Academic / scientific
Occupation: Leader, Poultry Health Research Network
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