Effect of ProAgri™ amendment, before and after cleanout, on broiler litter moisture, calcium, nitrogen, and total and soluble phosphorus. N. G. Zimmermann*1, R. Angel1, and W. Saylor2, 1University of Maryland, College Park, 2University of Delaware, Newark.
Genotype analysis of Campylobacter spp. isolated from various internal organs and unabsorbed yolks of commercial broiler and roaster chickens. K. L. Hiett, R. J. Buhr*, N. A. Cox, L. J. Richardson, P. J. Fedorka-Cray, J. S. Bailey, and J. K. Northcutt, USDA-ARS, Russell Research Center, Athens, GA.
Recovery of naturally occurring Campylobacter from the circulating blood of market age commercial broilers. L. J. Richardson1, N. A. Cox1, R. J. Buhr*1, and M. A. Harrison2, 1USDA-ARS-PMSRU, Russell Research Center, Athens, GA, 2Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, Athens.
Effect of a Lactobacillus spp-based probiotic culture product on broiler chick performance under commercial conditions. A. D. Wolfenden*1, J. L. Vicente1,2, L. Aviña2, A. Torres-Rodriguez3, G. Tellez1, and B. M. Hargis1, 1University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2Sigrah Zellet de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico, 3Cobb-Vantress, Siloam Springs, AR.
Factors affecting the eggshell thickness on laying hens in Tepatitlan, Jalisco. R. G. Ramírez*, A. J. Zárate, M. G. Alcorta, and J. A. C. Meneses, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Texcoco, Estado de México, México.
Effects of feeding blends of grains naturally contaminated with Fusarium mycotoxins on performance, hematology and blood chemistry of turkeys. C. K. Girish*, T. K. Smith, H. J. Boermans, and N. A. Karrow, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Impacts of raising season and phytase addition to standard and vegetable diets on broilers performance and litter physical characteristics. N. Bergeron*1, A. Ouyed2, and M. Lefrançois1, 1Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada, 2Centre de recherche en sciences animales de Deschambault, Deschambault, Québec, Canada.
Reduction of emissions from in vitro swine manure using monensin. T. R. Whitehead* and M. A. Cotta, USDA-ARS-NCAUR, Peoria, IL.
The relationship of animal, production, and carcass traits to consumer acceptability of grass-fed steaks. E. L. Steinberg*, J. W. Comerford, and V. H. Baumer, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
Differentiation of fecal alkane and fatty alcohol markers of diet composition of cattle and sheep grazing a complex heathland sward. J. M. Moorby*, M. D. Fraser, V. J. Theobald, and S. M. Morris, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth, UK.
Predicting the retention of ruminal boluses for the electronic identification of goats. S. Carné*, G. Caja, J. J. Ghirardi, and A. A. K. Salama, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
Effects of age and rearing method on long-term retention of different electronic identification devices in goat. S. Carné*, G. Caja, J. J. Ghirardi, and A. A. K. Salama, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
Performance of milk recording procedures based on visual or electronic identification in dairy goats. A. Ait-Saidi, G. Caja*, S. Carné, and A. A. K. Salama, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.
Is ethanol production sustainable? An animal science approach. H. Koknaroglu1, T. Purevjav*1, T. Akunal2, and M. P. Hoffman1, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey, 2Iowa State University, Ames.
Impact of producing low DCAD forage on chloride farm-gate balance. O. Soucy*, D. Pellerin, E. Charbonneau, and G. Allard, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada.
The effect of dehorning at twenty-eight days of age on calf growth and health. B. L. Miller*, T. J. Earleywine, and T. E. Johnson, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Webster City, IA USA.
Temperament and chute exit velocity scores of Senepol calves after weaning. R. W. Godfrey and R. C. Ketring*, University of the Virgin Islands, Agricultural Experiment Station, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
The effect of calf ear infection (otitis media) on calf growth and health. B. L. Miller*, T. J. Earleywine, and T. E. Johnson, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Webster City, IA.
Feeding behavior and weight gain of calves fed low or high quantities of milk using an automated feeding system. T. F. Borderas*1,2, A. M. dePassillé1, and J. Rushen1, 1Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Agassiz, B.C., Canada, 2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
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Feeding juveniles of Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Teleostei, Pimelodidae) with lyophilized bovine colostrum: Growth and protein, RNA and DNA content in liver and intestine. P. Pauletti, L. Kindlein, A. R. Bagaldo, A. P. O. Rodrigues, E. F. Delgado, J. E. P. Cyrino, and R. Machado-Neto*, Escola Superior de Agricultura ″Luiz de Queiroz″ – ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil.