Minerals and vitamins in poultry nutrition Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the January 12, 2022:

Effects of dietary supplementation of citric acid, copper, and microbial phytase on growth performance and mineral retention in broiler chickens fed a low available phosphorus diet

DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEMThere are growing concerns that the continual feeding of inorganic P is leading to the development of eutrophication of surface waters. Excessive P runoff from soil causes an accumulation ...
Author/s :
Ahmet PEKEL
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Article published the January 11, 2022:

Effect of high concentrations of dietary vitamin D3 on pullet and laying hen performance, skeleton health, eggshell quality, and yolk vitamin D3 content when fed to W36 laying hens from day of hatch until 68 wk of age

INTRODUCTIONVitamin D is a group of closely related compounds that have antirachitic activity. It has been estimated that nearly 50% of the United States population is at risk for vitamin D deficiency or insuff...
Author/s :
Kimberly LivingstonMike Persia
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Article published the January 6, 2022:

Effects of available phosphorus source and concentration on performance and expression of sodium phosphate type IIb cotransporter, vitamin D-1α-hydroxylase, and vitamin D-24-hydroxylase mRNA in broiler chicks

INTRODUCTIONIn poultry, phosphorus (P) is an essential nutrient in metabolic processes and a component of nucleic acids, membrane phospholipids, and bones (Nie et al., 2013). Much effort has been made to increa...
Author/s :
Connie MouEric WongMike Persia
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Article published the December 3, 2021:

Feeding the breeder hen for quality hatching eggs

The modern broiler chick spends 50% of its life in an embryonic state. It is therefore important to ensure that adequate nutrients are available to the developing embryo, which is completely reliant on the diet...
Author/s :
Aziz Sacranie
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Article published the December 1, 2021:

Keel Bone Fractures in Laying Hens

This newsletter provides an overview of the anatomy of the keel bone, risk factors and welfare implications associated with keel fractures, how to assess keel bone integrity, and management strategies to mitiga...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the December 1, 2021:

How do Broiler Breeders and In-ovo Feeding Impact on Chick Quality?

Sometimes chicken flocks resulted in less livability and body weight at seven days of age than other ones without knowing the reason. Besides, this reduced performance at an early age has a carryover effect unt...
Author/s :
Sandro Cerrate
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Article published the November 17, 2021:

Tibia Quality, Tissue Mineralization and Liver Lipid Peroxidation of Broilers in Response to Different Sources and Levels of Copper

Copper (Cu) is a vital element involved in various physiological and biochemical processes, namely cellular metabolism and enzyme systems. Higher levels of copper than nutritional requirements (up to 250 mg/kg)...
Author/s :
Holy ZanuJ. R. RobertsMehdi ToghyaniNatalie MorganRobert SwickShubiao WuT.T.H. Nguyen
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Article published the November 16, 2021:

Effect of Dietary Hemp Seed Cake on Systemic, Tissue and Organ Health of Commercial Laying Hens

INTRODUCTIONHemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to the family Cannabinaceae1, traditionally grown for fiber and seed production. Whole hemp seed contains approximately 25% crude pr...
Author/s :
Dr Rajasekhar Kasula Fausto Solis
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Article published the November 2, 2021:

Poultry Liver: An Easy target for all Toxins… But a tough fighter too

The liver is the largest gland of the body and an accessory organ of the poultry digestive system. The liver involves in a wide range of functions including the fat mobilization and metabolism of carbohydrates,...
Author/s :
Dr Pooja Bhardwaj
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Article published the October 25, 2021:

Effects of limestone particle size, phytate, calcium source, and phytase on standardized ileal calcium and phosphorus digestibility in broilers

INTRODUCTIONAs we learn more about the negative impacts of calcium (Ca) on the availability of phosphorus (P), it highlights how little we know about Ca requirements, digestibility of Ca in ingredients, and the...
Author/s :
Dr. Peter PlumsteadDra. Rosellina Angel Univ Maryland USA Ca-PHenk Enting
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