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Article published the August 21, 2019:

Using Pads Without High Air Speeds Results in Elevated Body Temperatures

During the summertime, most broiler producers would not consider a house temperature in the low 80's of particular concern, even with a house full of near-market-age birds. But in truth they should be. Becaus...
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Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the August 5, 2019:

Occurrence of Salmonella spp.: a comparison between indoor and outdoor housing of broilers and laying hens

Background Salmonella is a major food borne pathogen which globally is estimated to cause 93 million enteric infections and 155,000 diarrheal deaths each year [1]. Poultry products are a significant source whi...
Author/s :
helenaMartin Wierup
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Article published the August 5, 2019:

Non-phytate phosphorus requirement for broilers from 8 to 21 days of age under heat stress conditions

Author/s :
Amanda Dione Silva Juarez DonzeleRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveiratarciso tizziani
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Article published the July 30, 2019:

Use of Vitamin D to Reduce Lameness in Broilers Reared in Harsh Environments

INTRODUCTION It has been reported that the low locomotor activity of broilers coupled to their high initial growth rate of broilers results in leg problems and gait abnormalities. Long times spent sitting on w...
Author/s :
Irenilza de Alencar NääsMarta Dos Santos Baracho
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Article published the July 25, 2019:

Effect of Dietary Addition of Amla (Emblica officinalis) on Performance and HSP70 Gene Expression in Coloured Broiler Chicken during Extreme Summer

Various environmental stressors such as high ambient temperature and relative humidity influence the performance of broilers by reducing feed intake, feed conversion efficiency and hypophyseal-adrenocortical ax...
Author/s :
Asitbaran MandalDr. Jaydip RokadeRam SinghSubrat Kumar Bhanja
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Article published the July 25, 2019:

Association of Candidate Genes with Response to Heat and Newcastle Disease Virus

1. Introduction Newcastle disease is considered the number one disease constraint to poultry production in low and middle-income countries [1]. In these areas, chickens often serve as important protein source...
Author/s :
Anna WolcHuaijun ZhouJack DekkersJanet FultonRodrigo GallardoSusan Lamont
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Article published the July 23, 2019:

The effects of dietary vitamin C and Citrus Sinensis peel on growth, hematological characteristics, immune competence, and carcass characteristics in broilers exposed to heat stress

  Introduction The effects of thermal stress (TS) on chickens have been widely explored due to their relation to economic losses and animal performance retardation. Modern broiler chickens strains have g...
Author/s :
Yahya Sabah Abdulameer
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Article published the July 23, 2019:

Thermal Micro-Environment during Poultry Transportation in South Central United States

1. Introduction Market broilers face a variety of stresses, including feed and water withdrawal, vehicle vibration, and noise during live hauls from farms to processing plants. Among these, complex thermal&nbs...
Author/s :
Colin ScanesKaren ChristensenKaushik LuthraSusan WatkinsYi Liang
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Article published the July 22, 2019:

Combination Effects of Ascorbic Acid and Glucose in Drinking Water on The Broiler Performance Under Acute Heat Stress

  Introduction Room temperature is a component of microclimate and has a significant effect on the productivity, health of broiler chickens and consequently on the profitability of poultry production. It...
Author/s :
Dr. Ebrahim Talebi
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Article published the July 15, 2019:

Heat Stress in Animals: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Heat stress is a form of hyperthermia (elevated body temperature) in which, the physiological systems of the body fail to regulate the body temperature within a normal range. Heat stress in animals is considere...
Author/s :
Tean Zaheer
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