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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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Article published the July 16, 2007:

Dietary Bacillus subtilis C-3102 Spores Improve Broiler Chicken and Turkey Live Performance

Bacillus spores are emerging as a leading class of dietary direct-fed microbial (probiotic) performance enhancers for broiler chickens and turkeys, when antibiotics are removed, because they typically are effec...
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Danny Hooge
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Article published the July 10, 2007:

Performance of broiler chickens and turkeys exposed to Histomonas meleagridis (blackhead)-infected litter while fed diets supplemented with Natustat™ or Histostat®

Histomoniasis (infectious enterohepatitis) is a disease of broiler chickens on litter or exposed to range and is caused by the fragile protozoa Histomonas meleagridis (Skinner, 2000). First symptoms are a decli...
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Article published the July 4, 2007:

In vitro and in vivo testing of adsorbents for detoxifying mycotoxins in contaminated feedstuffs

Mycotoxins are a group of structurally diverse secondary fungal metabolites that occur as contaminants of grain worldwide. Aspergillus, Fusarium, Penicillium, and Claviceps species of fungi are ubiquitous in na...
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Article published the July 2, 2007:

The role of nucleotides in improving broiler prestarter diets: The Brazilian experience

Environmental management and appropriate nutrition during the first week of broiler life are critical to ensuring optimal performance, despite the fact that the quantity of feed used in this period comprises on...
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