Paul, 2Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand.
The expression patterns of HIF 1α, HYOU1, HO1, and cTnT during embryonic development in the chicken heart. S. Druyan*1, A. Cahaner2, and C. M. Ashwell1, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel.
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Dosing with the fatty acid, sodium caprylate in the water did not reduce enteric Campylobacter concentrations in broilers. J.
Metcalf*1, K. Venkitanarayanan2, F. S. de los Santos1, A. M. Donoghue3, M. L. Dirain1, I. Reyes-Herrera1, V. Aguiar1,
Blore1, and D. J. Donoghue1, 1University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2University of Connecticut, Storrs, 3PPPSRU, ARS,
USDA, Fayetteville, AR.
Performance comparison between the use and non-use of an enteric health antibiotic program in commercial broiler flocks. J. Bray*1,2, T. Cherry1, J. Carey2, and C. Smith1,2, 1Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2Texas A&M University, College Station.
2 Saponin rich extracts from quillaja, yucca, soybean, and guar differ in antimicrobial and hemolytic activities. S. M. Hassan*1, J. A. Byrd2, A. M. Berhow3, C. A. Bailey1, and A. L. Cartwright1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, TX, 3USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Peoria, IL.
Effect of different feeding strategies on productivity of broiler breeders. L. F. Romero*1, M. J. Zuidhof , F. E. Robinson1, A. Naeima1, and R. A. Renema1, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2Alberta Agriculture and Food, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Effect of reducing body weight variability on the sexual maturation of broiler breeder females. R. A. Renema*1, L. F. Romero1, A. Naeima1, M. J. Zuidhof , and F. E. Robinson1, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB., Canada, 2Alberta Agriculture and Food, Edmonton, AB., Canada.
The energetics of female broiler breeders are affected by genotype and environment. M. J. Zuidhof*1, R. A. Renema2, F. E. Robinson2, and L. F. Romero2, 1Alberta Agriculture and Food, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Spread of a marker Salmonella in the presence of background Salmonella as detected from broiler litter. R. J. Buhr*1, L. J. Richardson1, N. A. Cox1, and B. D. Fairchild2, 1USDA, ARS, Athens, GA, 2University of Georgia, Athens.
Effect of starter period duration on live oocyst vaccination efficacy and broiler performance following subsequent Eimeria challenge. J. T. Lee*1, N. H. Eckert1, S. M. Stevens1, S. Anderson1, P. Anderson1, H. D. Danforth2, A. P. McElroy3, and D. J. Caldwell1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD, 3Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg.
Campylobacter contamination of broilers fed cottonseed or cottonseed products. J. A. Byrd*1, R. D. Stipanovic2, J. L. McReynolds1, L. F. Kubena1, and D. J. Nisbet1, 1USDA/ARS/SPARC, Food and Feedsafety Research Unit, College Station, TX, 2USDA/ARS/SPARC, Cotton Pathology Research Unit, College Station, TX.
Factors influencing distribution of pellets and fines in a commercial broiler pan feeding system. C. Hancock*, S. Beyer, C.
Rude, S. Daly, K. Dobbeleare, and J. Burden, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Characterization of atmospheric ammonia/ammonium forms in broiler production facilities. C. S. Smith*2,1
, J. L. Bray2,1, T.
E. Cherry2, R. E. Lacey1, and J. B. Carey1, 1Texas A&M University, College Station, 2Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.
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Reasons for culling in Iranian Holstein cows. A. A. Naserian1, M. Sargolzaee1, M. Sekhavati1, and B. Saremi*2, 1Ferdowsi University Of Mashad, Agric college, Animal Science Department, Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi, Iran, 2Education Center of Jihad-e Agriculture, Animal Science Departemnt, Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi, Iran.
Commercial application of sex-sorted semen in Holstein heifers. J. M. DeJarnette*1, R. L. Nebel1, B. Meek2, J. Wells3, and C. E. Marshall1, 1Select Sires, Inc., Plain City, OH, 2Cache Valley Select Sires, Logan, UT, 3All West Select Sires, Turlock, CA.