The effect of feed restriction programs and growth curves on reproductive performance, stress and metabolism in broiler breeder hens. M. de Beer*1, J. P. McMurtry2, D. M. Brocht2, and C. N. Coon3, 1Aviagen, Huntsville, AL, 2USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD, 3University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Effects of feeding programs during rearing on carcass fatty acid profiles and serum α1 acid glycoprotein levels in broiler breeder hens. M. de Beer*1 and C. N. Coon2, 1Aviagen Inc, Huntsville, AL, 2University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Broiler and breeder feeding programs have different effects on the inflammatory response. A. Mireles Jr.* and S. Kim, Foster Farms, Modesto, CA.
Effect of the level of methionine, linoleic acid, and added fat in the diet on productive performance and egg quality of brown laying hens in late phase of production. H. M. Safaa1,2, M. P. Serrano1, D. G. Valencia1, X. Arbe3, R. Lázaro1, and G. G. Mateos*1, 1Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, 2Cairo University, Egypt, 3Cantos Blancos S.L., Guadalajara, Spain.
Performance and egg quality of laying hens fed diets containing different levels of total and digestible amino acids. D. E. Faria*, H. R. B. Souza, A. L. Santos, and P. W. Rizzoli, University of Sao Paulo (FZEA/USP), Pirassununga, SP, Brazil.
An examination of broiler energy need for ambient temperature dependent homeostasis, protein and fat accretion and effective caloric value. A. Beker* and R. G. Teeter, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
Antibiotic + electrolyte intervention minimizes damage in broiler performance during abrupt severe heat stress. A. Mireles Jr.* and S. Kim, Foster Farms, Modesto, CA.
Dietary salt combinations for broiler chickens under subtropical summer conditions: Live performance, carcass, and blood responses. T. Mushtaq*1, H. Nawaz1, M. A. Mirza1, M. Athar2, M. M. H. Mushtaq1, G. Ahmad3,1, and U. Noreen1, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 2Hi-Tech Feeds, Lahore, Pakistan, 3Shamim Feed Industries,
Nonruminant Nutrition Poultry Nutrition - Breeder and Laying Hen Nutrition and Broiler Environment Chair: Marc de Beer, Aviagen, Inc. 214 B
Effects of corn particle size in a corn-soybean meal diet on chick growth performance and nutrient digestibility. C. M. Jacobs*, P. L. Utterback, and C. M. Parsons, University of Illinois, Urbana.
Response of growing broilers to digestible lysine and metabolizable energy levels in heat stress. G. Ahmad1,2
, T. Mushtaq1,
M. A. Mirza*1, and T. Ahmad3, 1University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan, 2Shamim Feed Industries, Bahawalpur, Pakistan, 3University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The effects of dietary supplementation of L-Carnitine on egg production traits of white leghorns. W. Zhai*1, S. L. Neuman2, M. A. Latour1, and P. Y. Hester1, 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2Guidant Corporation, St. Paul, MN.
Maternal dietary conjugated linoleic acid causes embryonic mortality in the absence of vitelline membrane disruption. V. A. Leone*1, R. Aydin2, D. Stransky1, and M. E. Cook1, 1University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey.
Gluconeogenesis and carbon utilization in day 20 chicken embryos supplemented in–ovo with glucose and amino acids. N. E. Sunny*, J. Adamany, S. L. Owens, and B. J. Bequette, University of Maryland, College Park.
Changes in the late term turkey embryo metabolism due to in ovo feeding. J. E. de Oliveira*1, P. R. Ferket1, C. M. Ashwell1, Z. Uni3, and C. Heggen-Peay2, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2PAH-Embrex, Durham, NC, 3Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.
In ovo-fed lactose augments small intestinal surface and body weight of 3 day-old turkey poults. D. V. Bohórquez*, A. A. Santos Jr., and P. R. Ferket, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Development of an automated delivery system for in ovo feeding of turkey embryos. C. L. Heggen-Peay*1, M. Garrell1, V. W. Doelling1, and P. R. Ferket2, 1PAH-Embrex, Durham, NC, 2North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
Nonruminant Nutrition Poultry Nutrition - Gut Health and Early Nutrition Chair: Brooke Humphrey, University of California - San Luis Obispo 214 D