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Growth, livability, and feed conversion of 1957 versus 2001 broilers when fed representative 1957 and 2001 broiler diets.
Body weight, feed consumption, and mortality were measured in the 1957 Athens-Canadian Randombred Control (ACRBC) strain and in the 2001 Ross 308 strain of broilers when fed representative 1957 and… Expand
Carcass composition and yield of 1957 versus 2001 broilers when fed representative 1957 and 2001 broiler diets.
The yield of carcass parts as well as levels of carcass fat, moisture, and ash were measured in the 1957 Athens-Canadian Randombred Control (ACRBC) and in the Ross 308 commercial broiler, when fed… Expand
Growth, livability, and feed conversion of 1957 vs 1991 broilers when fed "typical" 1957 and 1991 broiler diets.
- G. B. Havenstein, P. Ferket, S. Scheideler, B. T. Larson
- Biology, Medicine
- Poultry science
- 1 December 1994
The relative contributions of genetic selection and dietary regimen on the performance of broilers was assessed. Body weight, feed consumption, mortality (M), and the degree of tibial… Expand
Carcass composition and yield of 1991 vs 1957 broilers when fed "typical" 1957 and 1991 broiler diets.
Whole carcass yield and the yield of parts (i.e., wings, saddle and legs, Pectoralis major, Pectoralis minor, breast skin, rack, abdominal fat pad, heart, and lungs), as well as whole carcass… Expand
A comparison of the immune response of a 2001 commercial broiler with a 1957 randombred broiler strain when fed representative 1957 and 2001 broiler diets.
Immunocompetence of the 2001 Ross 308 broiler strain and the 1957 Athens Canadian Randombred Control (ACRBC) strain was compared when they were given diets representative of those that were being… Expand
Genetic and phenotypic relationships in Japanese quail. 1. Body weight, carcass, and organ measurements.
Live BW, carcass data, and organ data taken at 34 days of age on approximately 1,000 quail of both sexes from 110 sires and 290 dams were utilized to estimate genetic parameters from the initial… Expand
Ascorbic acid decreases heat shock protein 70 and plasma corticosterone response in broilers (Gallus gallus domesticus) subjected to cyclic heat stress.
- K. Mahmoud, F. Edens, E. J. Eisen, G. B. Havenstein
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B…
It is known that ascorbic acid (AA) supplementation can ameliorate the chicken's responses to heat stress. The influence of AA on heart heat shock protein 70 (hsp70) and plasma corticosterone (CS)… Expand
Relationship of Sex, Age, and Body Weight to Broiler Carcass Yield and Offal Production
Abstract Male and female broilers (feather-sexable strain) at 28, 35, 42, and 49 days of age were utilized to determine the effect of sex, age, and BW on yield of various offal and edible carcass… Expand
Housing and Selenium Influences on Feathering in Broilers
SUMMARY A majority of the broilers produced around the world are sexed on the basis of rapid-feathering females or slow-feathering males, which is facilitated by the presence of the sex-linked,… Expand
Comparison of the performance of 1966- versus 2003-type turkeys when fed representative 1966 and 2003 turkey diets: growth rate, livability, and feed conversion.
- G. B. Havenstein, P. Ferket, J. Grimes, M. A. Qureshi, K. Nestor
- Biology, Medicine
- Poultry science
- 1 February 2007
Body weight, livability, and feed conversion of a randombred control turkey line (RBC2) started in 1966 at The Ohio State University was compared with that of modern commercial turkeys hatched in… Expand