Article published the March 3, 2021
INTRODUCTION The domestic chicken has been an essential animal model and constitutes a remarkable source of high-quality protein for humans (Stern, 2005). Within the last 60 years, genetics of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) have been able to create a bird that reaches commercial body weight in 5 weeks (Burt, 2007). Unfortunately, with this astonishing genetic development, other d ...
remove_red_eye 61
forum 0
Article published the February 5, 2021
1. Introduction Weaning is one of the most stressful events in pig production [1]. Early weaned piglets face several nutritional and psychosocial stressors, including the transition to a solid diet and the abrupt separation of sows and piglets [2]. These events coincide with an immature immune and digestive system [3], which has consequences, such as the reduced activity of digestive enzymes, cha ...
remove_red_eye 144
forum 0
Article published the February 4, 2021
1. Introduction In the poultry industry, enteric bacterial pathogens pose a threat to intestinal health and can contribute to the transmission of zoonotic diseases [1,2], increased mortality in poultry flocks, reduced feed efficiency, decreased rate of body weight gain and, therefore, increase in total production costs [3,4]. Salmonella infection and necrotic enteritis (NE) produced by Clostridiu ...
remove_red_eye 230
forum 0
Article published the November 3, 2020
INTRODUCTION In China, Spain, Italy, Mexico and Peru, amongst other countries, the consumer demands chicken with yellow skin pigmentation. Since skin pigmentation is associated with health status and product freshness (Breithaupt 2007, Liu et al 2008, Hernandez-Velasco et al 2014), there is a large volume of whole chicken or parts commercialized with the skin (Baker and Günther 2004). The in ...
remove_red_eye 174
forum 0
Article published the April 4, 2019
Humic acids (HA) are a principal component of humic substances in organic constituents of soil, compost and coal; however, HA are also an important organic component in streams, lakes, and oceans (Lehmann and Kleber, 2015). Humic acids are produced by biodegradation of organic matter, hence they are a complex mixture of many different acids containing carboxyl and phenolate groups (Pandey et al., ...
remove_red_eye 575
forum 0
Article published the December 3, 2018
Introduction Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are by-products obtained during production of biofuels as renewable energy sources. During starch fermentation from cereal grains, ethanol and CO2 are produced; meanwhile, the remaining nutrients are concentrated in the DDGS fraction (Singh et al., 2005). Corn is the main cereal used in ethanol production in the United States; however, oth ...
remove_red_eye 163
forum 0
Article published the January 18, 2018
INTRODUCTION The intestinal epithelium constitutes the largest and most important barrier against external environmental agents and has two critical functions: to prevent the entry of harmful intraluminal microorganisms, antigens, and toxins, and to enable the selective translocation of dietary nutrients and electrolytes into circulation (Salminen and Isolauri, 2006; Salzman, 2011; Elson and Con ...
remove_red_eye 473
forum 0
Article published the December 1, 2017
INTRODUCTION In the winter of 1959, the British cargo ship Rosetti, unloaded a shipment of peanut meal from Brazil to England, which was utilized as a protein supplement in the diets of poultry and other domestic animals. By summer of 1960, an outbreak of an unknown disease killed several species of poultry including turkeys, ducklings, and pheasants. In all, 500 cases were reported involving the ...
remove_red_eye 1114
forum 1
Article published the September 14, 2017
INTRODUCTION The continuous tendency to reduce the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) in poultry production, due to social concern about generation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, has resulted in the crucial necessity to find economically viable alternatives that can maintain optimal health and performance parameters under commercial conditions (1, 2). One possible substitute for AGP tha ...
remove_red_eye 921
forum 0
equalizer Statistics: Articles(12)
Location:Ciudad Universitaria, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Profile: Academic / scientific
Occupation: Zootechnist
Followers (19)