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Article published the June 25, 2007:

High quality poultry meat - the ultimate goal. Can trace mineral nutrition have an impact?

Poultry producers have long used preventative measures to ensure that a high yield, disease-free product goes to market. Traditionally, those preventative measures have included proper husbandry, vaccination, a...
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Article published the June 20, 2007:

Absorption of selenium by developing chick embryos during incubation

Discovered by Berzelius (1818) in 1817, selenium (Se) is a required nutrient in the diets of poultry (NRC, 1994). Rotruck et al. (1973) identified the element as being required for the functioning of the enzyme...
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Article published the June 15, 2007:

Nutritional strategies to meet the challenge of a fast changing poultry market

In 1999, restrictions on the use of prophylactic antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in animal feed began in all European Union countries. This ban affected poultry producers in EU and also in countries that are...
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Article published the June 14, 2007:

Contemporary perspectives on Fusarium mycotoxicoses in livestock and poultry

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 June 13, 2007:

Usage of fat in broiler nutrition

Poultry production is a business, which like any other enterprise seeks to generate profit. This is done by keeping production costs as low as possible.Wilson & Bayer (2000) found that feed cost is about 60 -70...
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Article published the June 11, 2007:

Selenium sources and selenoproteins in practical poultry production

Nutritional needs of food animals must be met by provision of nutrients from plants, soil, and even from prey animals. Many of the potential nutrients are minerals that exist in chemical complexes that are not ...
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Article published the June 7, 2007:

The interplay between modern management practices and the chicken: how immune response and the physiological mechanisms for growth and efficiency have adapted over time. Where do we go from here?

Although plants and animals began to be acquired as domesticants nearly 10,000 years ago, it has only been the last 50 years in which animals have been intensively raised for food. In 1892 Wehman wrote “Poultry...
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Article published the June 5, 2007:

The World Broiler Industry: A Perspective on the future

The United States Department of Agriculture has estimated that total production of processed broiler meat in 2006 will reach 57.8 million metric tons. Given a population of 6.5 billion, world average consumptio...
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Article published the May 30, 2007:

Effects of application variation and side activities on the efficacy of phytase in broiler diets

At last year’s Alltech Symposium (Harter-Dennis, 2000) we reported results of work in our laboratory conducted to determine the possible effects of a high coefficient of variation (CV) of phytase application in...
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Article published the May 30, 2007:

Effective use of full fat soya in poultry diets: A global perspective

(This paper was presented at AFMA’s annual symposium on 11 October 2006).Soybeans and its by-products, Soybean Oil and Soybean meal continue to maintain a pace of increased production due to worldwide demand. T...
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