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Article published the August 11, 2007:

Effect of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CECT-5940 Spores on Broiler Performance and digestibility

The use of probiotics is an alternative to antibiotics as growth promoting and therapeutic in poultry production. Bacillus probiotics are growing in broiler production to replace antibiotic growth promoters and...
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David John Owsley
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Article published the August 10, 2007:

A fowl fear: is avian influenza (bird flu) on the leading edge of a global pandemic?

Avian influenza A (AI) H5N1, also known as Asian bird flu, is at the forefront of nearly every daily news report around the world. The reason for this intense interest in AI H5N1 is due to the growing fear that...
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Article published the August 10, 2007:

Formulating Feed for Broiler Performance

Every year the marketing age of broilers decreases by an average of 0.75 days for the same performance. This trend is likely to continue in the same direction for the coming years. Nutrition plays a vital role ...
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Article published the August 8, 2007:

Avian immunoglobulin A: glycoform differences and nutritional influence

Immunoglobulins, also called antibodies or Igs, are proteins associated with health maintenance of poultry and mammals. They are secretory products of B-cells originating in the bursa of Fabricius, a small outp...
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Paul Cotter
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Article published the August 6, 2007:

Omega-3 fatty acids in broiler breeder diets – fad or future?

In recent years, there has been interest in increasing the levels of the n-3 (omega-3) series of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in animal diets by adding fish oil, flax seed and other sources of ...
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Article published the August 1, 2007:

The role of nutrition in maintaining quality of poultry products

One reason for the success of the poultry meat industry has been the consumer perception of a healthy product. Certainly poultry meat contains less fat than do comparable beef or pork products; and in most situ...
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Steve Leeson
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Article published the July 30, 2007:

The effect of feed-borne Fusarium mycotoxins on reproductive efficiency in dairy cows, sows and broiler breeders

Mycotoxins are fungal metabolites that can reduce performance and alter metabolism of livestock and poultry (Wannemacher et al., 1991). The pathological states arising from the consumption of feeds contaminated...
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Article published the July 27, 2007:

Poult Enteritis and Mortality Syndrome: Definition and Nutritional Interventions

Poult enteritis and mortality syndrome (PEMS) was first observed in 1991 and has developed into one of the worst diseases to have afflicted commercial turkeys. Until 1994 PEMS was contained in North Carolina, S...
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Article published the July 24, 2007:

Nutrient recovery by the small and large intestine of fowl

The small intestine employs the bird’s own enzymes to effect digestion then rapidly captures resulting nutrients at its expansive surface. Small intestinal recovery is heavily dependent on convection driven by ...
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Article published the July 19, 2007:

Creating the ideal hatching egg: quality, efficiency and fertility

The modern breeder female is a genetic compromise between two very different selection criteria. This parent must have the genetics for rapid and efficient growth, and yet exhibit a high rate of egg production ...
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