Poultry Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the June 27, 2019:

A high-density SNP panel reveals extensive diversity, frequent recombination and multiple recombination hotspots within the chicken major histocompatibility complex B region between BG2 and CD1A1

Background The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a polymorphic gene region that is conserved in all jawed vertebrates. The MHC is characterized by the presence of a number of conserved genes that have ...
Author/s :
Anna WolcJanet Fulton
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Article published the June 24, 2019:

Does selection for growth rate in broilers affect their resistance and tolerance to Eimeria maxima?

1. Introduction Genetic selection for production traits, to meet increased requirements for chicken meat, has been applied to broiler chickens at an unprecedented rate (Siegel, 2014; Tixier-Boichard et al., 20...
Author/s :
Damer BlakeIlias KyriazakisPanagiotis SakkasRichard Bailey
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Article published the June 18, 2019:

The first evidence of a new genotype of nephropathogenic infectious bronchitis virus circulating in vaccinated and unvaccinated broiler flocks in Algeria

Introduction Poultry production in Algeria faces many zootechnical and health constraints, such as viral infections like avian infectious bronchitis (IB). The avian IB virus (IBV), a member of the Coronavirida...
Author/s :
Lounas AbdelazizMEDKOUR Hacène
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Article published the June 18, 2019:

Effect of dietary amino acid density on broiler breeder reproductive performance

Author/s :
Alejandro CorzoJohn HalleySandro Cerrate
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Article published the March 19, 2019:

Optimizing nutrition in the rearing period: overview of the latest research

Introduction The basis of the modern poultry meat industry dates back to the late 1950s and nowadays, poultry meat is one of the most important protein sources in human diet. Global poultry meat production in ...
Author/s :
Rick van Emous
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Article published the February 28, 2019:

Quail Breeder’s Production Performance in Response to Selection for Higher Three Weeks Body Weight

Introduction Selection significantly improves production traits in Japanese quail. Proper selection and breeding techniques coupled with improvements in the environmental and managerial conditions can help imp...
Author/s :
Jibran Hussain
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Article published the February 20, 2019:

Effects of dietary supplementation of organic chromium (picolinate) on physical and biochemical characteristics of semen and carcass traits of male turkeys

Author/s :
Asitbaran MandalDr. Ram Singh Bibyan
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Article published the December 10, 2018:

Effects of nutrition during the laying period on reproduction performance of breeders

Introduction Poultry meat is one of the most important protein sources in human diet and production is worldwide growing. Global poultry meat production in 2000 was 69 million tons and this increased to over...
Author/s :
Rick van Emous
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Article published the October 30, 2018:

Modulation of Antimicrobial Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Free Fatty Acids

Introduction Widespread use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animal feed is suspected to be a major driving force for the development of antibiotic-resistant pathogens, which have become a critical public...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Butyrate Enhances Disease Resistance of Chickens by Inducing Antimicrobial Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression

Introduction Host defense peptides (HDPs), also known as antimicrobial peptides, are present in virtually all species of life and constitute a critical component of the innate immunity [1,2,3,4,5]. Defensins a...
Author/s :
Ali BekerGlenn ZhangHyun LillehojLakshmi SunkaraSusan Lamont
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