Effects of chemical treatment of canola meal on nutrients ruminal degradation in Zel sheep using in situ methods. A Teimouri Yansari*1 and H. MohammadZAdeh1, 1University of Agriculture and Bioresource, Sari, Mazandaran, Iran, University of Agriculture and Bioresource, Sari, Mazandaran, Iran.
Effects of chemical treatments of rice straw on rumen fermentation, fibrolytic enzyme activities and populations of liquid- and solid-associated ruminal microbes in vitro. X. L. Chen, J. K. Wang, Y. M. Wu, and J. X. Liu*, College of Animal Sciences, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Molecular Animal Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
Effects of feeding thermochemically-treated wheat straw and corn stover on lamb performance and digestibility. N. A. Pyatt1, P. H. Doane1, M. J. Cecava*1, J. L. Dunn1, J. R. Sewell2, and L. L. Berger2, 1ADM Animal Nutrition Research, Decatur, IN, 2University of Illinois, Urbana.
Effects of feeding thermochemically-treated crop residues on lamb intake and performance. N. A. Pyatt1, P. H. Doane1, M. J. Cecava*1, J. L. Dunn1, J. R. Sewell2, and L. L. Berger2, 1ADM Animal Nutrition Research, Decatur, IN, 2University of Illinois, Urbana.
Digestibility of corn replacement pellets in growing lamb diets. J. R. Sewell*1, L. L. Berger1, M. J. Cecava2, P. H. Doane2, J. L. Dunn2, and N. A. Pyatt2, 1University of Illinois, Urbana, 2ADM Animal Nutrition Research, Decatur, IN.
Effects of diet adaptation on performance and health of steers grown on a high-concentrate, program-fed diet. B. P. Holland*, C. R. Krehbiel, D. L. Step, L. O. Burciaga-Robles, and J. J. Cranston, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
Effects of roughage level and Fibrozyme™ supplementation on site and extent of digestion by finishing beef steers. J. J. Cranston and C. R. Krehbiel*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
The effect of delaying initial implant on finishing performance and carcass characteristics. W. A. Griffin*, D. C. Adams, and R. N. Funston, University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte.
Effect of Dakota Bran inclusion on DMI, gain, efficiency, and carcass characteristics of finishing steers. D. M. Larson*1, M. L. Bauer1, G. P. Lardy1, K. K. Karges2, and M. L. Gibson2, 1North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2Dakota Gold Research Association, Sioux Falls, SD.
Effect of corn endosperm type and processing method on site and extent of nutrient digestion and ruminal metabolism in Holstein steers fed a high-grain diet. C. A. McPeake* and S. R. Rust, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
Broiler breeder strain and egg size affect egg characteristics, hatchability, and broiler performance in old flocks. A. M. Franco*, G. M. Fasenko, and E. E. O'Dea, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Effect of early and late incubation temperature profiles and hatching basket ventilation on broiler embryonic development. K. E. Brannan*, N. Leksrisompong, P. W. Plumstead, J. H. Small, E. O. Oviedo-Rondon, and J. T. Brake, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Effect of early and late incubation temperature profiles on broiler long bone development. J. H. Small*, K. E. Brannan, N. Leksrisompong, P. W. Plumstead, J. Brake, and E. O. Oviedo-Rondón, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Feeding broiler breeder hens twice a day after photostimulation improves reproductive performance. J. M. Spradley*, M. E. Freeman, J. L. Wilson, and A. J. Davis, University of Georgia, Athens.
Relationships between broiler breeder body weight, breast meat development, and reproductive tract development. N. Leksrisompong*, E. O. Oviedo-Rondon, and J. T. Brake, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Effect of female broiler breeder BW profile and rate of lay on broiler chick traits, growth performance and meat quality. A. Naeima* , L. F. Romero1, M. J. Zuidhof , R. A. Renema1, and F. E. Robinson1, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB., Canada, Alberta Agriculture and Food, Edmonton, AB., Canada.
The relationship between female feather cover, mating frequency and male–to–female aggression in Broiler Breeders. D. E. Holm*1, R. A. Renema1, F. E. Robinson1, and M. J. Zuidhof2, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2Alberta Agriculture and Food, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Novel isolation procedures for developing probiotic cultures against Campylobacter for poultry. V. F. Aguiar*1, I. Reyes- Herrera1, F. Solis de los Santos1, M. L. Dirain1, J. Metcalf1, P. J. Blore1, A. M. Donoghue2, and D. J. Donoghue1, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2PPPSRU, ARS, USDA, Fayetteville, AR.
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