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- Marume, Upenyu, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Small ruminant research 2018 v.160 pp. 31-37
- Merino; antioxidants; biomarkers; carcass quality; carcass weight; color; dressing percentage; erythrocytes; fatty acid composition; feed intake; feed supplements; glucose; glutathione peroxidase; growth performance; hemoglobin; lambs; males; meat; meat quality; oxidative stress; pH; psychosocial factors; selenium; shelf life; slaughter weight; superoxide dismutase; temperature; vitamin E; water holding capacity; weight gain
- ... Deprivation of social contact through solitary confinement has the potential to induce stress in farm animals. Current evidence that housing-induced stress contributes to suboptimal welfare, growth performance and meat quality in sheep is neither ubiquitous nor convincing. This study, therefore, investigated the effect of social stress, as induced by single-pen (isolated) and paired-pen (socially ...
- Marume, Upenyu, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Animal nutrition 2016 v.2 no.3 pp. 160-167
- Lippia javanica; antibiotics; breasts; broiler chickens; carcass weight; chicken meat; dressing percentage; fatty acid composition; feed conversion; feed intake; fever; growth performance; leaves; monounsaturated fatty acids; omega-3 fatty acids; omega-6 fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; slaughter weight; slaughterhouses; tea; weight gain
- ... This study was conducted to determine the effect of inclusion of fever tea (Lippia javanica) leaf meal in broiler diets on growth performance, carcass characteristics and fatty acid (FA) profiles over a 42-day feeding period. One hundred and eighty, one-day-old, broiler chicks were randomly allocated to the following four treatments: 1) negative control (commercial broiler diet only [Negcontrol]); ...