Poultry Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the October 5, 2018:

The Effects of Partial Substitution of Maize with Enset (Ensete ventricosum) Corm on Production and Reproduction Performance of White Leghorn Layer

Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Ajebu NurfetaNigusu Fekade
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Article published the September 3, 2018:

Association of Marek’s Disease induced immunosuppression with activation of a novel regulatory T cells in chickens

Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Dr. Shahriar Behboudi
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Article published the July 17, 2018:

Diversity of Antimicrobial Resistance Phenotypes in Salmonella Isolated from Commercial Poultry Farms

Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Charles L. HofacreDr. John MaurerMargie Lee
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Artificial Insemination: Troubleshooting to Improve Fertility

Artificial insemination (AI), the foundation of modern-day turkey breeding, was first developed in 1937 at the Bureau of Animal Industry (now the Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture) by ...
Author/s :
Murray R. Bakst
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Article published the April 19, 2018:

Identification of Strain-Specific Sequences That Distinguish a Mycoplasma gallisepticum Vaccine Strain from Field Isolates

Mycoplasmas are bacteria characteristic for their lack of a cell wall, small size, and small genome (1). These pathogens are evolutionarily related to the low-%GC Gram-positive Clostridiales (2), and they are h...
Author/s :
Dr. John MaurerLarissa PicklerMaricarmen GarciaNaola Ferguson-Noel
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Article published the February 8, 2018:

Sequence of a Complete Chicken BG Haplotype Shows Dynamic Expansion and Contraction of Two Gene Lineages with Particular Expression Patterns

Introduction Many of the genes involved in immunity are part of multigene families. In some families, each gene is conserved for a specific function dedicated to a particular outcome, in others allelic polymor...
Author/s :
Bernd KaspersJames KaufmanProfessor Darren Griffin
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Article published the February 8, 2018:

Avian influenza: genetic evolution under vaccination pressure

Findings Avian influenza virus (AIV) is a member of the Orthomyxoviridae family, Influenzavirus A genus. AIV is characterized by its ability to undergo constant antigenic changes [1]. AIV envelope contains two...
Author/s :
Eduardo Lucio DecaniniGerardo Nava MoralesLourdes Vázquez H Socorro Magdalena Escorcia Martínez
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Article published the January 12, 2018:

High throughput genomic sequencing of bioaerosols in broiler chicken production facilities

Introduction Agricultural dust is generated in animal production facilities (Cambra-Lopez et al., 2010). Inhalation exposure to agricultural dust induces pulmonary inflammation and can lead to the development ...
Author/s :
Tom Tabler
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Article published the December 26, 2017:

Marek’s disease in chickens: a review with focus on immunology

1 Introduction Characterized after its human orthologue (Herpes Simplex Virus; HSV a DNA containing virus), Marek’s disease virus (MDV), or Gallid herpesvirus 2 (GaHV-2), the etiologic agent for Marek&rs...
Author/s :
Dr. Shahriar BehboudiDr. Shayan Sharif
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Article published the December 22, 2017:

First phylogenetic analysis of new Newcastle virus strain isolates in Algeria

Introduction: Newcastle disease in chicken is caused by an avian paramyovirus serotype 1 (APMV1), it is one of the most economically and prevalent pathology around the world. It was first identified in Java (...
Author/s :
Mohamed.Amine BOUDERBAL
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