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In broiler operations, various health problems develop during the final two weeks of the growing period, resulting in increased mortality and condemnation losses. At this stage, sickly birds were found to be systemically infected by various bacteria regardless of varied clinical signs. The main objective of the present study was...
Seven experiments were carried out to investigate the
involvement of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism on the
incidence of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in broiler
Hepatic arachidonate level decreased after 1 h postmortem.
The decreased level of hepatic arachidonate
previously observed in SDS birds was, therefore, associated
with the post-mortem...
Three studies were designed to evaluate the promoting
effect of cyclopropenoid fatty acids (CPFA) on avian myeloblastosis
virus (AMV) infection in White Leghorn chickens.
In the first study effects on growth parameters, blood serum
and erythrocyte lipid composition of White Leghorn chickens
were investigated at 100 ppm and 300 ppm...