Volume 53 (2022)
Volume 52 (2021)
Volume 51 (2020)
Volume 50 (2019)
Volume 49 (2018)
Volume 48 (2017)
Volume 47 (2016)
Volume 46 (2015)
Volume 45 (2014)
Volume 44 (2013)
Volume 43 (2012)
Volume 42 (2011)
Volume 41 (2010)
Volume 40 (2009)
Volume 39 (2009)
The study of possibility of genetic selection in order to increase the uniformity of body weight in Japanese quail

Heydar Ghiasi; Majid Khaldari

Volume 48, Issue 3 , December 2017, , Pages 371-377


  The aim of this research was to estimate genetic parameters for mean and residual of body weight in Japanese quail. A total of 2629 quail body weight records at 28 days old were used in this research. Double hierarchical generalized linear model (DHGLM) was used to estimate (co) variance components using ...  Read More

Effect of different levels of dietary vitamin A on reproductive and productive parameters in Japanese quail

Masoumeh Davodzadeh; Saleh Tabatabaei Vakili; Khalil Mirzadeh; Ali Aghaei

Volume 48, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 251-259


  The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effect of five levels of vitamin A including 0, 4,000, 8,000, 16,000 and 32,000 international units per kilogram of diet on productive and reproductive parameters in Japanese quail. 320 adult Japanese quails were used in a complete randomized block design ...  Read More

Identification of novel SNP in promoter of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I (IGF1) gene in Japanese quail by PCR-SSCP assay

Homa Aarabi; Mohammad Moradi Shahrbabak; Abbas Pakdel; Hossein Moradi Shahrbabak; Ali Esmailizadeh koshkoiyeh

Volume 47, Issue 2 , October 2016, , Pages 303-312


  Insulin-like growth factor-1 gene (IGF1) is a biological candidate gene for investigation traits such as growth, body weight and muscles growth in different species. In this research eight pairs of white and wild quails were crossed reciprocally as a base population. A total of 34 quails were produced ...  Read More

Effect of dietary levels of Artichoke leaf powder on meat quality of thigh and breast and fatty acids profile of breast meat in Japanese quail

Firooz Samadi; Fateme Abbasi; Saba Samadi

Volume 47, Issue 1 , July 2016, , Pages 103-111


  In order to study the effects of Artichoke leaf powder on the quality parameters of thigh and breast meat and fatty acids profile of breast, 240 day-old Japanese quails were assigned to 4 treatments including basal diet (control), basal diet supplemented with levels of 15 and 30 g/Kg Artichoke powder ...  Read More

Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting carcass traits and internal organs on chromosome two in Japanese quail

Ehsan Nasirifar; Ali K. Esmailizadeh; Hasan Moradian; Saeed Sohrabi

Volume 46, Issue 3 , October 2015, , Pages 223-233


  The aim of present research was to locate genomic loci (QTL) on chromosome 2. Itis associated with the carcass traits in Japanese quail. The F1 population was created by using reciprocal crosses between two strains of white birds (layer) and wild (broiler) birds. The F2 birds (422 birds) were derived ...  Read More

The effects of seaweed Gracilariopsis persica in the diet on performance and and thyroid hormones in laying Japanese quail

Behnam Abbaspour; Seyed Davoud Sharifi

Volume 46, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 103-109


  The aim of this study was to investigate the effects seaweeds Gracilariopsis persica in diets on performance and TSH, T3 and T4 hormones in serum of laying quail. A total of 112 laying quails were randomly allocated into four dietary treatments (diets containing 0, 1, 3 and 5% seaweed) with 4 replicates ...  Read More

Effect of Divergent Selection for Body Weight on Egg Production and other Reproduction Traits in Japanese Quail

Raheleh Sadeghi; Abbas Pakdel; Mohammad Moradi Shahr Babak

Volume 44, Issue 4 , January 2014, , Pages 313-320


  The aim followed in the present research was to investigate the effect of nine generations of divergent selection on some reproductive and egg production traits in Japanese quail. The results indicated that selection for 4-week body weight, increased the age at sexual maturity of HW and of LW lines, ...  Read More

Genetic Analysis of Egg Quality Traits in Japanese Quail

zahra raoufi; saeed zere daran; ghodratollah rahimi; mojtaba ahani azari; behrooz dastar

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, , Pages 413-421


  The present research was conducted to analyze the genetic structure of egg quality traits in Japanese quail. External and internal egg quality traits were assessed on 1706 eggs of laying Japanese quail. Eggs were collected for 4 days at the quaits 10 weeks of age. The investigated traits were analyzed ...  Read More

QTL Mapping for Body Weight up to 28 Days of Age using Candidate Regions in Japanese Quail

elham rezvan nejad; abbas pakdel; seidreza miraey; hasan mehrbani yagane; mohammad mahdi yaghoobi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, , Pages 423-430


  Body Weight (BW) is a complex and important economic trait that may benefit from the implementation of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS). The objective followed in this study was to identify QTLs associated with BW at different ages as distinct traits based on an experimental half-sib cross of Japanese ...  Read More

An Increase in Quail’s Egg Lysozyme via Dietary Amino Acids Supplementation


Volume 44, Issue 2 , August 2013, , Pages 177-186


  Lysozyme is one of the bioactive components of eggs with well known antibacterial potential, widely used in food industry, medicine and pharmaceutics. In this study, the possibility of quail’s egg lysozyme concentration and activity (modified via amino acids dietary supplementation) was investigated. ...  Read More

Dietary Lysine Requirements Determination of Japanese Quails from three to Twenty-four Days of Age Based on Performance and Carcass Traits

iman haj khodadadi; hosein moravej; mahmood shivazad; ahmad zare shahne

Volume 43, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 239-248


  The present research was conducted to estimate the dietary lysine (Lys) requirements of growing quails as based on performance and carcass constituents parameters at 3 to 24 d of age. The experiment was carried out in a complete randomized design arrangement the 6 dietary Lys levels; 1, 1.15, 1.30 (NRC ...  Read More

A Study of The Effect of Individual and Family Selection on the Increase Body and Breast Weights in Japanese Quail

m. khaldari; a. pakdel; h. mehrbani yeganeh; ardeshir nejati

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, , Pages 531-537


  The current study was conducted to investigate the effect of short-term selection in Japanese quail for its 4-week body and breast weights. Two selected lines, one for selection of body weight based upon in. breeding values (line 1) and another for breast weight based on between family selections (line ...  Read More

The Effect of Divergent Selection for 4-wk Body Weight on Growth Curve Parameters and Carcass Components in Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)

Hamid Beygi; Abbas Pakdel; Mohammad Moradi shahr babak

Volume 42, Issue 1 , July 2011, , Pages 39-45

  This study has been carried out to investigate the effect of short-term divergent selection for 4-wk body weight on growth curve parameters and carcass components in Japanese quail. Quail lines utilized were two divergently selected for high (HW) and low (LW) 4-wk body weight (BW) as well as a line as ...  Read More

An Estimation of the Response to Selection, and Realized Heritability for Four and Five Weeks of Age Body Weight in Japanese Quail

Homa Arabi; Mohammad Moradi Shahrbabak; Ardeshir Nejati Javaromi

Volume 41, Issue 4 , March 2011, , Pages 373-380

  In the present research, divergent selection for Japanese quail body weight at four and five weeks of age was performed in five generations to estimate the response to selection and realized heritability. The average body weight was significantly (p  Read More

The Investigation of some Dinucleotide Microsatellite Loci in Japanese Quail (Coturnix Japonica)

mohammad ali rajaii arbabi; hossein omrani; siroos amiri nia; rasoul vaez torshizi; ardeshir nejati javaremi; saied esmail khanian; amir mir hadi

Volume 39, Issue 1 , February 2009

  Proliferation trend and polymorphism in 8 microsatellite dinucleotidalloci, a characteristic of Japanese quail, were described in the present study. The primers concerned were tested in 200 birds from Bonab Research Station. Samples were taken from four strains of Pharach, Golden, Tuxedo, and Panda. ...  Read More