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Growth performance and immune response of two commercial broiler strains fed diets containing Lactobacillus cultures and oxytetracycline under heat stress conditions
1. Hubbard × Hubbard (HH) and Shaver × Shaver (SS) chicks given a dietary supplement of either 50 mg/kg oxytetracycline (OTC) or 1 g/kg Lactobacillus culture (LC) were exposed to 36 ± 1°C for 3 hExpand
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Physiological responses of 3 chicken breeds to acute heat stress.
Domestic animals have been modified by selecting individuals exhibiting desirable traits and culling the others. To investigate the alterations introduced by domestication and selective breeding inExpand
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Effects of prebiotic, protein level, and stocking density on performance, immunity, and stress indicators of broilers.
An experiment was conducted to determine the effects of period on the performance, immunity, and some stress indicators of broilers fed 2 levels of protein and stocked at a normal or high stockingExpand
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Dietary Supplementation of Betaine (Betafin®) and Response to High Temperature Stress in Male Broiler Chickens
The effects of supplemental betaine (Betafin®) in the drinking water (50 g/kg) (WB) or feed (100 g/kg) (FB) were investigated on male broiler chickens (CobbxCobb) exposed to 4 h episodes of heatExpand
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The Effects of Road Transportation on Some Physiological Stress Measures in Goats
A study to assess the physiological stress responses in goats that were subjected to road transportation was carried out using 10 Kacang crossbred does. Five does were transported in the morning withExpand
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Effects of Dietary Inclusion of Palm Kernel Cake and Palm Oil, and Enzyme Supplementation on Performance of Laying Hens
A total of 392 twenty eight week-old laying hens was used to study the effects of dietary inclusion of solvent extracted palm kernel cake (PKC) (0%, 12.5% and 25%) and enzyme (mixture of mannanase,Expand
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Crating and heat stress influence blood parameters and heat shock protein 70 expression in broiler chickens showing short or long tonic immobility reactions.
Two hundred thirty-five 1-d-old broiler chickens showing short or long tonic immobility responses were classified as low fear (LF) or high fear (HF) responders, respectively. On d 41, they wereExpand
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ACUTE TOXICITY STUDY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF SELECTED HERBAL AQUEOUS EXTRACT IN BROILER CHICKENS
In order to collect ethnobotanical information about growth and health promoter plants as feed additive in broiler chickens, five medicinal plants Euphorbia hirta, Solanum torvum, ZingiberExpand
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Environmental temperature and stocking density effects on acute phase proteins, heat shock protein 70, circulating corticosterone and performance in broiler chickens
An experiment was conducted to determine the effect of different stocking densities on serum corticosterone (CORT), ovotransferrin (OVT), α1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) and ceruloplasmin (CP)Expand
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The effect of early-age food restriction on heat shock protein 70 response in heat-stressed female broiler chickens
1. This study was conducted to determine the effect of early-age food restriction on heat shock protein (hsp) 70 synthesis in the brains of female broiler chickens exposed to high ambientExpand
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