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Effect of seasonal thermal stress on serum hormones, oxidative status, and immune response of periparturient dairy cows

  • 2024
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 54
Yang Geng, Tianzun Li, Hongyang Xu, Yulai Lu, Yinga Wu, Rouqi Wang, DeYuan Luo, Zhili Qi Page: 208 - 218

The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of seasonal thermal stress on serum hormones, oxidative status, and immune response of periparturient dairy cows. A total of 32 healthy Holstein dairy cows in the perinatal period with the…

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Effects of nettle content and delivery route on performance, nutrient digestibility, intestinal morphology, immune response, and antioxidant capacity of heat-stressed broiler chickens

  • 2024
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 54
N. Sadeeq, S. M’Sadiq, S. Beski Page: 197 - 207

This study was conducted to assess the effect of nettle supplementation on heat-stressed broiler performance and physiology. A total of 540 Ross-308 broiler chicks were randomly assigned to nine treatments each with six replications of 10 birds. Three contents of…

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Effect of non-genetic factors on milk yield in a Romanian Spotted dual purpose breed

  • 2024
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 54
R.I. Neamt, L.T. Cziszter, G. Saplacan, C.V. Mihali, A.E. Mizeranschi, S.I. Saplacan, A.S. Anton, D.E. Ilie Page: 186 - 196

The objective of the current study was to establish the possible impact of several non-genetic factors on milk yield. Data from 1120 lactations were collected between 2019 and 2022 regarding cows’ milk yield (MY) and 305-d MY, under the influence…

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Effect of chia oil addition to quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) diets on growth performance, blood antioxidant status, caecal concentrations of short-chain fatty acids, and biomechanical properties of bones

  • 2024
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 54
K. Önk, Ö. Durna, G. Yıldız, O Merhan, F. Kübra Erbay Elibol, E. Naz Perdeci, O. Kaplan, H. Durna Page: 176 - 185

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of chia oil supplementation in quail diets on growth performance, blood antioxidant status, caecal short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) concentration, and tibia–femur biomechanical properties. A total of 180, one-day-old quail chicks…

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The first morphological study of the Sloughi dog breed in Algeria

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
H.Y. Haddam, A. Mennani, O. Yilmaz, H. Abdelbari, I. Mkedder, M.E.A. Benhamadi, W. Hamel, S.B.S. Gaouar Page: 135 - 146

The present work aims to study morphometric profile, calculate body indices, and determine mathematical models that will be used for the estimation of adult live weights based on body measurements using multiple regression models in an endangered heritage breed, the…

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Effects of maternal L‑glutamine supplementation during late gestation on litter performance

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
L. da Silva Fonseca, R.H.R. Moreira, J.H.P. Palencia, E. Lanferdini, R.F. Chaves, S.R.S. Junior, T.R. Gomes, L.R.S. Araújo, C.L. Levesque, M.L.T. de Abreu Page: 125 - 134

To evaluate the effects of glutamine (Gln) supplementation on sow performance during late gestation and lactation and their offspring, eighty pregnant, multiparous sows of a commercial hybrid line were used in a completely randomized, 2 × 2 experimental design at…

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Factors influencing consumer preferences for goat meat

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
B. Hamad, L. Hadef, M. Bellabidi & H. Aggad Page: 111 - 124

In recent years, there has been a dramatic spike in meat prices in Algeria and globally and this has substantially influenced meat consumption trends. The study aims to understand the factors that influence consumer perceptions and goat meat consumption behaviour…

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Effects of Polygonatum cyrtonema Hua and Semen Cassiae feed additive on intestinal microflora of Wanxi White Goose

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
Ruihua Zuo, Guangpei Xu, Chuanbo Sun, Chuangli Liu, Ping Jiang Page: 100 - 110

The widespread use of antibiotics in poultry breeding has led to drug resistance of pathogenic microorganisms. With long-term dependence on antibiotics, immunity in poultry has decreased, increased susceptibility and seriously affecting the quality of poultry protein products and consumer health.…

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PCV2: The unexpected threat – How fish infection can transform industries and society: A pilot study

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
D. F. Silva, F. Baldisseri, V. H. Silva, , J. C. S. Borges, L. M. de Barros, Z. C. P. Caetano, C. I. S. Macedo, T. S. Oliviera, M. G. Souza, J. B. Gomes, A. P. S. da Silva, A. M. M. G. de Castro Page: 93 - 99

Integrated fish and livestock farming is an ancient practice and is used to increase production per unit area and reduce the environmental impact caused by untreated animal excreta. Although integrated aquaculture has been used in some countries, including Brazil, this…

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Citric acid in the diet of male Venda chickens: Effects on carcass characteristics and physico-chemical attributes

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
M.V. Mamabolo, J.W. Ng’ambi & B. Gunya Page: 86 - 92

This experiment was conducted to determine the effects of citric acid (CA) on carcass characteristics and physico-chemical attributes of male Venda chickens. A total of 200 male, one-day-old Venda chicks were distributed in a completely randomized design with four treatments…

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Early lactational response to rumen-protected methionıne supplementation in dairy buffalo fed forage-based diets

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
H. Muruz, S. Çelik, Z. Selçuk, B. Bölükbaş, S. Ertan Page: 77 - 85

This study determined the effects of rumen-protected methionine (RPMet) supplementation on milk yield and milk composition in early lactation dairy buffalo fed a forage-based diet. A total of 20 lactating, multiparous Anatolia water buffalo were used, with a mean initial…

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Carcass yields in the main Algerian populations of camels: Sahraoui, Targui, steppe camel, and Reguibi (Camelus dromedarius L., 1758)

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
A. Benaissa , Y. Mimouni , B. Babelhadj , O. Elhadi , A. Rihab , R. Rania , T. Faiza, D. Madjed & C. Guintard Page: 69 - 76

The carcass yield varies from one animal species to another and depends on various factors, such as the age of the animal, its health condition, diet, and activity level. The main objective of this study was to determine the yield…

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Natural additives as a source of antioxidants improve lipid oxidation, antioxidant activity, and shelf-life of beef

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
M.G Ornaghi, R.A.C. Passetti, M.A.P. Cardoso, A.C.P. Vital, R.M. do Prado, A. Guerrero, D.F. Rossoni & I.N. do Prado Page: 58 - 68

Forty young bulls were finished in feedlot with diets that contained different dosages of a combination of several natural additives (NA), i.e., clove essential oil, cashew and castor oil, and rumen-protected eugenol, vanillin, and thymol. The animals were randomized in…

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Effect of long-term, exogenous administration of oxytocin on milk production, composition, somatic cell count, and progesterone in postpartum Nili-Ravi buffalo

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
S. Murtaza, A. Sattar, N. Ahmad, I. R. Khan, M. Ijaz, T. Ahmad, A. A. Farooq, M. A. Basit, M. A. Javid, M. U. Saleem, J. Ahmad, A. Zia & B. Azam Page: 37 - 46

This study sought to explore the effect of the administration of long-term, exogenous oxytocin on buffalo milk. In this study, newly-calved postpartum buffaloes (Nili-Ravi) (n = 24) were divided equally into three groups: (control without oxytocin – CON, 10 i.u.…

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Dietary supplementation with zinc oxide nanoparticles improves growth performance and gut microbiota of broiler chickens reared in the tropics

  • 2024
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 54
E. Opoola, O.J. Makinde, R.Y. Olobatoke, P.O. Atte & O. Olaniyan Page: 28 - 36

This study evaluated the effect of zinc oxide (ZnO) on growth performance, serum biochemistry, and gut microbial counts of broiler chickens reared in a tropical environment. A total of 120 one-day-old broiler chicks were assigned using a completely randomized design…

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Multiple regression analyses of traits contributing to the skin value of South African ostriches

  • 2024
  • Issue: 54
  • Volume:
K.R. Nemutandani, A. Engelbrecht, S.W.P. Cloete, K. Dzama, O. Tada & P.T. Muvhali Page: 21 - 28

The contribution of various skin traits to determining skin value was investigated in South African slaughter ostriches. Processed skins (n = 747) from the South African Black ostrich breed slaughtered between 2003 and 2019 and aged 282–588 d were used.…

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