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Effects of fermented wheat-rice distillers dried grains with solubles on meat quality and amino acid profile in broilers

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
C. Yang, X. Tang, H. Yang, Q. Tang, J. Tang & D. Bin Page: 957 - 965

The aim of this experiment was to evaluate the effects of replacing distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) with fermented DDGS (FDDGS) on meat quality and serum amino acid profiles in Chinese yellow broilers. Forty-eight 42-day-old male Chinese yellow broilers…

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Use of a hydroalcoholic extract of Salix alba L. bark powder in diets of broilers exposed to high heat stress

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
M. Saracila, T.D. Panaite, C. Soica, C. Tabuc, M. Olteanu, C. Predescu, C.M. Rotar & R.D. Criste Page: 944 - 956

A study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary hydroalcoholic willow bark extract powder (HWE) supplemented to broilers (14–42 days old) that were exposed to heat stress, on the performance, serum biochemical parameters, liver oxidative status and caecal microflora.…

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Safflower seeds in the diet of feedlot lambs improved fat carcass, colour, and fatty acid profile of the meat

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
M.S. Ferreira, R.H.T.B. Goes, A.C. Martinez, J.R. Gandra, A.R.M. Fernandes, W.A. Gonçales Júnior, C.A.L. Cardoso, K.C.S. Brabes & O.R. Machado Neto Page: 922 - 933

The aim of this study was to evaluate intake, performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality of lambs fed finishing diets containing 0%, 7.5% and 15% safflower seeds (Carthamus tinctorius) as a replacement for corn and soybean meal. Thirty-six male lambs…

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Effects of electrical stimulation and age at slaughter on carcass and meat quality of two Sudanese Baggara beef types

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
A.D.A. Biraima, A.M. Mohammed & E.C. Webb Page: 904 - 913

This study aimed to evaluate the influences of electrical stimulation (ES), age at slaughter, and breed type on muscle pH, the decline in carcass temperature, and meat quality attributes of Sudanese indigenous Baggara cattle. Eighty Baggara bulls, representative of Nyalawi…

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Effect of zinc sources on milk yield, milk composition and plasma concentration of metabolites in dairy cows

  • 2019
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 49
S. Bakhshizadeh, F. Mirzaei Aghjehgheshlag, A. Taghizadeh, J. Seifdavati & B. Navidshad Page: 884 - 891

This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different sources of zinc (Zn) on feed intake, milk yield, milk composition, and blood metabolites. Twenty-four dairy cows were randomly allocated to one of four treatments in a randomized complete block…

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Supranutritional supplementation of vitamin E influences mitochondrial proteome profile of post-mortem longissimus lumborum from feedlot heifers

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
C. Zhai, S.P. Suman, M.N. Nair, S. Li, X. Luo, C.M. Beach, B.N. Harsh, D.D. Boler, A.C. Dilger & D.W. Shike Page: 1140 - 1147

Supplementation of vitamin E improves beef colour stability by minimizing lipid oxidation-induced myoglobin oxidation. Mitochondria affect myoglobin redox stability, and dietary vitamin E influences mitochondrial functionality in skeletal muscles. Nonetheless, the influence of vitamin E on the mitochondrial proteome of…

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Influence of dietary supplementation of ginger powder at different levels on growth performance, haematological profiles, slaughter traits and gut morphometry of broiler chickens

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
R.S. Shewita & A.E. Taha Page: 997 - 1008

The present investigation was performed to determine the impact of the dietary inclusion of ginger powder (Zingiber officinale) on the growth performance, immune response, slaughter traits, blood biochemistry and gut morphology of broiler chickens. One hundred and eighty unsexed broiler…

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Effect of zinc and probiotics supplementation on performance and immune organs morphology in heat stressed broilers

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
M. Shah, H. Zaneb, S. Masood, I. Khan, A. Sikandar, S. Ashraf, H.F. Rehman, M.M. Usman, F.A. Khan, H. Amanullah & H. Rehman Page: 1017 - 1025

The dietary supplementation of trace minerals and probiotics has long been practiced to reduce the harmful effects of high environmental temperature in poultry. The study aimed to assess the effect of single or combined supplementation of ZnSO4•H2O and probiotic (Protexin®)…

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Effect of natural zeolite on live weight changes, ruminal fermentation and nitrogen metabolism of ewe lambs

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
J.A. Roque-Jiménez, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, R. Rojo-Rubio, G.D. Mendoza, A. Vazquez, J.A. Cayetano De Jesus & H.A. Lee-Rangel Page: 1148 - 1155

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of natural zeolite on the performance and nitrogen metabolism of Rambouillet ewe lambs. Forty Rambouillet ewe lambs with an initial weight of 41.06 ± 3.9 kg were randomly assigned to…

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The comparison of three media on the in vitro maturation rate of pig oocytes

  • 2018
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 48
G.M. Pyoos, A.M. Maqhashu, M.M. Scholtz & T.L. Nedambale Page: 1026 - 1031

In vitro embryo production in pigs remains a challenging obstacle, given the high rate of polyspermy following in vitro fertilization. Improving the efficiency of successful in vitro maturation, which leads to sequential in vitro fertilization and culture, augments the need…

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