Poultry Industry Technical Articles
Article published the March 19, 2019:
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 ...
Article published the February 28, 2019:
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...
Article published the February 20, 2019:
Article published the December 10, 2018:
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...
Article published the October 30, 2018:
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...
Article published the October 10, 2018:
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...
Article published the October 9, 2018:
Article published the October 5, 2018:
The demand for food of animal origin is expected to increase in developing countries because of escalation in human population, urbanization and income improvements especially in urban areas (Abdu...
Article published the September 3, 2018:
Regulatory T cells (Tregs) are critical for maintenance of immune-homeostasis and immunological tolerance by enforcing negative regulation on T helper (Th) cells. Transcription factor Foxp3 (Foxp3...
Article published the July 17, 2018:
Salmonella remains the leading cause of outbreak-associated gastroenteritis in the United States, and consumption of poultry products has been implicated in several of these outbreaks (1, 2). Sinc...