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Avian Influenza

What is it? Avian Influenza (AI, flu, Fowl Plague) is an infectious viral disease of many avian species, including chickens, turkeys, gamebirds, ratites, waterfowl, pigeons and wild birds. Wh...
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Hatching Egg Storage - How It Affects Embryo Survival

(Summary by Nancy Fischer of the University of Saskatchewan of papers presented at the 1997 annual meeting of the Poultry Science Association) Some recent research conducted at North Carolina State Univer...
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Feeding Fat to Dairy Cows

Fat contains over two times the amount of energy found in grain. This makes it a very good energy supplement for early lactation cows. The intake of supplemental fat should not exceed 5% of the ration. Th...
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Poultry Protein & Fat Council Offers Free CD

The Poultry Protein & Fat Council has combined its recently completed literature review and a feather meal videotape into a new CD-ROM that is available to members, nutritionists, and potential PPFC c...
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Alternatives to antibiotics

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The growth promoter is dead. Long live the “nutraceutical”! ...
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Increasing Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Eggs from Small Chicken Flocks

Recent research has suggested that people will be healthier and have fewer heart problems if they increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids. Traditionally, most of the omega-3 fatty acids in the die...
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A new look at trace mineral nutrition of poultry: can we reduce the environmental burden of poultry manure?

INTRODUCTION Trace mineral needs of poultry have received little attention over the last 40 years compared to other aspects of nutrition, such as energy and amino acids. A cursory review of information publishe...
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Comparative metabolic and immune responses of chickens fed diets containing inorganic selenium and Sel-PlexTM organic selenium

INTRODUCTION Selenium is well known to be an essential trace element with many vital functions in humans and animals. In nature, it can be found in the elemental form as well as incorporated into both inorga...
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Avian Influenza, Vaccines & Vaccination

The Disease. Avian Influenza (AI) is a viral disease that affects waterfowl, and domestic birds, such as chickens and turkeys, caused by an orthomixovirus type A. The disease has different clinical ma...
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Fat metabolism: can improve poultry performance

Summary Fat in the poultry body is coming either through feed or through de novo lipogenesis from unused carbohydrates. Gross energy value of fats and oils is 2.25 times more than starch; Therefore, fat metabo...
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Dr Pooja Bhardwaj
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