Benefits of the broiler feed additive Roxarsone. G. Mathis*1 and M. LaVorgna2, 1Southern Poultry Research, Inc., Athens, GA, 2Alpharma Animal Health, Fort Lee, NJ.
A comparison of performance of coccidia vaccinated broilers fed RepaXol, AciXol, or Bacitracin Methylene Disalicylate. G. Mathis*1 and N. Scicutella2, 1Southern Poultry Research, Inc., Athens, GA, 2SODA Feed Ingredients, Monaco.
Identification of Eimeria species using Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis. A. Martynova-Van Kley1, A. Syvyk*1, A. Nalian1, I. Teplova1, and M. Hume2, 1Steven F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2USDA, ARS, SPARC, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, College Station, TX.
Eimeria acervulina and E. mivati: Are they one and the same? S. Fitz-Coy*, Schering-Plough AH, Summit, NJ.
Introduction. R. D. Reynnells*, USDA/CSREES/PAS, Washington, DC.
The end of husbandry. B. E. Rollin*, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
Changing social dynamics and questions of ethics. W. Jamison, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA.
SYMPOSIUM Bio Ethics - Livestock and Poultry The Ethics of Food Animal Production, Processing and Marketing Chair: Gary Comstock, North Carolina State University 206 B
Genetic variations in chicken aggressive behavior: the role of serotonergic system. R. L. Dennis*1,2, Z. Q. Chen3, and H. W. Cheng1, 1Livestock Behavior Research Unit, USDA-ARS, West Lafayette, IN, 2Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Zheijiang University, School of Animal Science, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.
Association between SNPs and mortality in commercial broilers: a machine learning approach. N. Long*1, D. Gianola1, K. A. Weigel1, G. J. M. Rosa1, and S. Avendaño2, 1University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2Aviagen Ltd., Newbridge, Scotland.
Non-major histocompatibility complex effects on the outcome of Rous sarcoma virus in Arkansas Progressor and Regressor chicken lines. M. Spanakos*1, S. M. Sullivan1, L. K. Stamps1, R. Kopulos2, J. Thompson1, G. F. Erf1, and N. B. Anthony1, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
Animal model estimation of (Co) variance components and genetic parameters for most important economic traits in Iranian native fowls. A. Ghazi Khani Shad*1, A. Nejati Javaremi2, and H. Mehrabani Yeganeh2, 1Azad University of Science and Research, Tehran, Iran, 2University of Tehran, Iran.
Effects of competition on expected response to selection for ADG. C. Y. Chen*1, R. K. Johnson1, S. D. Kachman1, and L. D. Van Vleck1,2, 1University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2ARS, USDA, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.
Effect of sex and sire on the intramuscular fatty acid profile in pigs. S. De Smet*1, M. Ntawubizi1, K. Raes1,3, and N. Buys2, Laboratory for Animal Nutrition and Animal Product Quality, Department of Animal Production, Ghent University, Melle, Belgium, 2Centre for Animal Genetics and Selection, Catholic University Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium, 3University College of West-Flanders, Department PIH, Kortrijk, Belgium.
Assessing hepatic gene expression in response to xenobiotic exposure. S. Boorgula*, D. J. Blodgett, M. Carlidge, S. Blevins, J. Boothe, and R. M. Lewis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Breeding and Genetics - Livestock and Poultry Poultry Chair: Janice Fulton, Hyline 217 B
Ethical aspects of regulating production. J. C. Swanson*, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Environmental aspects of ethical animal production. J. M. Siegford* and W. J. Powers, Michigan State University, East Lansing.