P. Bonilla, E. Jiménez-Moreno, R. Lázaro, and G. G. Mateos*, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.
Use of activity staining for monitoring site of β-glucanase activity in the gastrointestinal tract of broiler chickens. A. A. Sadeghi*1 and P. Shawrang2, 1Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, 2Research Center for Agriculture and Medicine, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Karaj, Iran.
Differential developmental gene expression of nutrient transporters in the small intestine of male and female chickens from lines selected for high or low juvenile bodyweight. C. R. Miller*, P. B. Siegel, K. E. Webb, Jr., and E. A. Wong, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Effect of main cereal of the diet and particle size of the cereal on productive performance and egg quality of brown laying hens in early phase of production. H. M. Safaa1,2, E. Jiménez-Moreno1, B. Vicente1, R. Lázaro1, X. Arbe3, and G. G. Mateos*1, 1Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, 2Animal Production Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt, 3Cantos Blancos, S.L, Guadalajara, Spain.
Evaluation of additives in chicks challenged with necrotic enteritis. J. L. Shelton*, A. R. Garcia, and D. W. Giesting, Cargill Animal Nutrition, Elk River, MN.
Effects of dietary genistin on performances, organ weight and bone development in young male chicks. G. D. Kim*, J. H. Han, and K. M. Chee, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
Dietary persimmon peel powder and its tannin extract reduce the content of hepatic lipids in laying hens. C. W. Kang*1, Y. K. Shin2, S. J. You1, and B. K. An1, 1KonKuk University, Seoul, Korea, 2MK Bioscience Co. INC, Suwon, Korea.
Efficacy of a bacillary probiotic in broilers. M. I. Gracia1, E. Esteve-García2, P. Cachaldora , T. Marubashi4, E. McCartney5, and P. Medel*1, 1Imasde Agropecuaria, S.L., Pozuelo de Alarcón, Spain, 2IRTA, Constantí, Spain, COREN, Ourense, Spain, 4Calpis Co Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, 5Pen&Tec Consulting, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain.
Expression profiling of the solute carrier gene family in chicken intestine. H. Li*1, E. R. Gilbert1, Y. Zhang2, O. Crasta2, D. Emmerson3, K. E. Webb Jr1, and E. A. Wong1, 1Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, 2Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA, 3Aviagen, Huntsville, AL.
Effects of Versazyme™ on ileal micro-architecture in young broilers as measured by histomorphometrics and scanning electronic microscopy. C. C. Chiang1, M. Chichlowski2, R. Qiu*2, J. Croom2, L. Daniel2, and J. Shih2, 1National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, 2North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Effect of a direct fed microbial on oxidative stress in the ileal and cecal epithelia of broilers. R. Qiu*1, C. Ojano-Dirain2, W. G. Bottje2, C. Chiang3, M. Chichlowski1, J. Croom1, L. Daniel1, and M. Koci1, 1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 3National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan.
Influence of in ovo feeding on turkey poult quality. J. E. de Oliveira*, P. R. Ferket, M. J. Wineland, and E. O. Oviedo-Rondon, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Bioavailability of zinc-amino acid chelates to zinc nitrate in broiler chickens. S. O. Rao*1, S. J. Park1, R. A. Samford2, and S. W. Kim1, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 2Albion Advanced Nutrition, Clearfield, TX.
The interactive effects of wheat middlings, citric acid, and phytase in a corn soybean meal diet on broiler growth performance. T. O'Connor-Dennie* and J. L. Emmert, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Performance of modern vs 1970's heritage broilers fed drug free recommended and low protein diets. T. A. Woyengo*1, A. Golian2, W. Guenter1, C. Bennett3, and H. Muc1, 1University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2University of Ferdowsi, Mashhad, Iran, 3Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiative, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Evaluation of 5-day versus 7- day CIDR treatment on reproductive performance of beef cows using a timed AI protocol. D. Gunn*1, J. B. Glaze, Jr.2, R. Findlay3, D. Falk4, and A. Ahmadzadeh4, 1University of Idaho Extension, Fort Hall, 2University of Idaho, Twin Falls, University of Idaho Extension, Pocatello, 4University of Idaho, Moscow.
Effect of reusing CIDRs on the pregnancy rate of beef cattle. M. L. Borger* and W. A. Greene, The Ohio State University, Wooster.
Evaluation of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) as a replacement for GnRH in an ovulation-synchronization protocol before fixed timed AI. M. G. Burns*1, B. S. Buttrey1, D. R. Eborn1, J. E. Larson2, B. J. Lovaas2, G. C. Lamb2, K. C. Olson1, and J. S. Stevenson1, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2University of Minnesota, Grand Rapids.
Synchronization of estrous with melengestrol acetate and estradiol cypionate in Nellore heifers and Angus dry cows. R. F. G. Peres*1, O.
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