Article published the October 30, 2013
Feed supply is important for animal production and any factor that affects the security of the feed supply is a significant constraint to production. Feed spoilage by moulds may result in heating, reduced palatability and the loss of nutritive value (Christensen, 1974). In addition, the affected commodity may become contaminated with mycotoxins. The biological reactions following ing ...
Article published the November 6, 2012
Moulds produce different mycotoxins that have importance in farm animal nutrition because of their widespread occurrence and diversity (Leeson et al. 1995). Among various mycotoxins, those produced by Fusarium moulds, such as deoxynivalenol (DON) are often found in feed ingredients even at high concentrations in different parts of the world under different environmental conditions (Jelinek et al. ...
Article published the December 2, 2010
The purpose of present study was to investigate the effect of rosemary and garlic oils on the lipid peroxidation and glutathione redox system in the blood and liver of broiler chicken. Day-old Hubbard broiler chickens (n=200) were fed with commercial broiler feed (control) and supplemented with garlic oil (0.25 g kg-1), rosemary oil (1.5 g kg-1) or their combination (0.25 g kg-1 garl ...
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