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Article published the November 13, 2018:

Infectious Bronchitis in Backyard Flocks

Infectious bronchitis (IB) is an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of chickens throughout the world, so much so that many consider IB to be the most contagious of all poultry diseases. It is ...
Author/s :
Tom Tabler
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Article published the November 13, 2018:

Phytochemicals as antibiotic alternatives to promote growth and enhance host health

Introduction Antibiotics, since their discovery in the 1920s, have played a critical role in contributing to the economic effectiveness of animal production as feed supplements at sub-therapeutic doses, to imp...
Author/s :
Cyril Gerard GayFang ChiHyun LillehojMariano Fernandez MiyakawaRon Cravenssungtaek ohYanhong Liu
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Article published the November 9, 2018:

Efficacy of protected benzoic acid in broilers subject to Eimeria challenge as affected by diet type

Abstract It is recognized that the benefits of eubiotic feed additives are not consistently demonstrated in research trials, especially in a clean environment without any challenge. Understanding factors affec...
Author/s :
Frances (Fenglan) YanMercedes Vazquez-AnonVivek Kuttappan
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Article published the November 9, 2018:

Effect of a Bacillus (3 strains) spore-based probiotic in improving production performance in broilers

Abstract Necrotic enteritis is a major cause of economic loss in the poultry industry. Although necrotic enteritis can be effectively prevented by antibiotics, the industry is moving towards an antibiotic free...
Author/s :
Frances (Fenglan) YanGreg MathisJuxing ChenMercedes Vazquez-AnonVivek Kuttappan
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Article published the November 9, 2018:

Efficacy of phytase superdosing on growth performance, pancreatic response and nutrient digestibility of broilers with a high trypsin inhibitor diet

Abstract A battery study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of phytase superdosing in improving growth performance, pancreatic response, and nutrient digestibility of broilers with a high trypsin inhibitor...
Author/s :
Frances (Fenglan) YanJuxing ChenKaren WedekindMercedes Vazquez-Anon
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Article published the November 8, 2018:

Dietary modulation of endogenous host defense peptide synthesis as an alternative approach to in-feed antibiotics

1. Introduction In-feed supplementation of antibiotics was firstly reported to promote growth in chickens (Moore et al., 1946) and subsequently in pigs (Jukes et al., 1950; Luecke et al., 1950). Since then, an...
Author/s :
Glenn Zhang
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Article published the November 6, 2018:

Proteomics of Breast Muscle Tissue Associated with the Phenotypic Expression of Feed Efficiency within a Pedigree Male Broiler Line: I. Highlight on Mitochondria

Introduction The projected doubling of the human population by 2060 will require a 100% increase in food production coming from plants and animals with most of this increase coming from new technology and grea...
Author/s :
Alissa WelsherByung-Whi KongKentu R. LassiterSami DridiWalter Bottje
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Article published the November 6, 2018:

Effect of feed form, pellet diameter and enzymes supplementation on growth performance and nutrient digestibility of broiler during days 21-37 of age

Introduction The efficient use of feed is extremely important in broiler production. Investigations have to be continued to decrease cost of broiler production and improve broiler performance. Pellet feed has ...
Author/s :
Youssef Attia
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Article published the November 6, 2018:

The effect of dietary Glutamine supplementation on performance and blood antioxidant status of broiler chickens under continuous heat stress condition

Introduction Chronic heat stress (HS) is a great concern in all types of poultry especially broiler chickens. Reductions of feed intake (Teeter ., 1985) and lower growth rate as well as reduction in feed effic...
Author/s :
Mustafa Ayazi
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Article published the October 30, 2018:

Sprinklers Cool Birds and Conserve Water

Introduction Keeping birds comfortable during hot, humid weather is critical for optimizing weight gains, feed conversion and livability. Improved growth rates and the trend to heavier average market weights c...
Author/s :
Susan WatkinsTom TablerYi Liang
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