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Issue 3 October 2013, Pages 297-411
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Effect of Lighting Program on Cellular and Humoral Immune Responses of Arian Broilers

marziye rahmani; mohammad amir karimi; rasoul vaez torshizi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 297-305


  This study was conducted to compare the effects of different illumination programs on the cellular and humoral immune system using 320 one day–old male broilers (Arian 386) in a completely randomized design of 8 replications (10 birds each). The four assayed lighting schedules were comprised of: 1- ...  Read More

Productive and Metabolic Responses of Fresh Holstein Cows to Calcium Borogluconate Subcutaneous Injection in Prepartum vs. Immediately following Calving

hamid amanlou; najme eslamian; tahere amirabadi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 307-316


  The objective of this study was to determine the effect of calcium borogluconate injection 24, 48 hours prepartum and immediately postpartum on Dry Matter intake at day of calving, milk yield, and as well on blood metabolites during the first 21 days of postpartum in cows fed anionic diets. Thirty six ...  Read More

A Study of Nutritive Value of Banana Tree By- product’s Silage, using in vitro and in situ Methods

alireza shibak; mostafa yousefollahi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 317-325


  The present experiment was carried out to investigate the nutritive value of banana tree leaves and stems silage by use of in vitro gas production and as well in situ nylon bag techniques. Experimental treatments were comprised of: 1- Stems and leaves of banana trees (control), 2- Stems and leaves of ...  Read More

The Effects of Bacterial Additives on Feed Quality and Ruminal Degradation of Alfalfa Silage

Mehdi Dehghan-banadaky; fatemeh kazemi; abolfazl zali; kamran rezayazdi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 327-335


  The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of bacterial additives on chemical characteristics and ruminal degradability of Alfalfa silage. In this experiment the treatments consisted of: 1-untreated alfalfa silage (control), 2-treated with Ecosyl (EC), 3- Lacticil Maize (LM), and ...  Read More

Effect of Different Levels of Full Fat Canola Seed (with or without Enzyme Addition) on Performance, Carcass Traits, and Blood Parameters in Broilers

mohammad hossein shahir; varia andalibi; mahmood shivazad; afshin heydari nia; omid afsarian

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 337-345


  This experiment was designed to evaluate the effects of different levels of full fat canola seed (either with or without any enzyme addition) on broiler productivity. Four hundred and thirty two male broilers were employed in a completely randomized design of 2×6 factorial arrangement involving 2 levels ...  Read More

Effect of Adding Palm Oil, Soybean Oil or Roasted whole Soybean to the Transition Diet on Holstein Dairy Cows Performance

yousef roozbehan; saeed karimi dehkordi; hamid reza rahmani; mohammad khorvash

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 347-355


  To assess the effects of different fat supplements (palm oil, soybean oil or complete roasted soybean) to the transition period diets on Holstein dairy cows, 30 multiparous Holstein cows (fourth parity) with 794±41 kg of body weight and 250±10 days of pregnancy were, randomly, attributed to experimental ...  Read More

Effect of Different Levels of Canola Meal and Fat Sources on Performance and Egg Quality in Laying Hens

alireza safamehr; naeem khandani; mohammad hossein shahir

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 357-367


  This experiment was carried out to study the effects of different levels of canola meal of different fat sources on the egg quality, performance as well egg yolk cholesterol during the first 12 weeks of age in laying hens (Hy-line W-36). Throughout the experiment a total of 432 hens were employed in ...  Read More

Effects of Feeding Wheat Factory Sewage on Performance, Nutrient Digestibility and Blood Metabolites in Finishing Male Calves

ehsan kamalian; taghi ghourchi; mohammad khorvash; shahriar kragar; gholamreza ghorbani; saeed zeredaran; masoud boroumand

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 369-377


  Fifteen Holstein male calves (416 ± 35 kg initial BW; mean ± SD) were employed in a replicated 3 × 3 Latin square test to investigate the effect of partial replacement of barley grain by Wheat Factory Sewage (WFS) within three 22-d periods including 16 d of adaptation and 6 d of data collection. The ...  Read More

Effect of Melatonin and Vitamin E on Frozen Semen Characteristics of Fars Indigenous Roosters

mehrdad memar; ahmad zareh; saeed zeinodini; hamid kohram; mohammad javad zamiri

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 379-391


  Seventy four 9-month-old Fars indigenous roosters were randomly divided into three equal groups. The first group was exposed to 14 hours light and 10 hours darkness. The second group was exposed to the same lighting schedule as the first one and supplemented with 3 mg/kg of body weight edible melatonin ...  Read More

A Comparison of six Animal Breeding Software Packages

rostam abdollahi; Mohammad Moradi Shahre Babak; mohammad bagher zandi; mohammad razm kabir

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 393-400


  The objective followed in this study was to compare six software packages (DFREML, WOMBAT, ASReml, MATVEC, DMU and Thrgibbsf90) as based on some such features as being user friendly, easing computational facilities as well as accuracy and precision of the estimated genetic vs. environmental parameters. ...  Read More

Selection for a Reduction in Fat-Tail Size in Lori-Bakhtiari Sheep

mohammad ali talebi

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 401-411


  This study was carried out to investigate the effect of selection on the reduction of fat-tail size in Lori-Bakhtiari lambs. The study lasted for five years at the Development and Breeding center of Lori-Bakhtiari Sheep Station. Estimation of fat-tail weight, using external fat-tail dimensions was obtained ...  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

Effect of Non Genetic Factors Affecting the Survival of Lori-Bakhtiari Lambs from Birth to Yearling, utilizing Linear and Nonlinear Models

mahmoud vatankhah

Volume 43, Issue 3 , October 2013, Pages 431-439


  Data utilized in this study were 6800 records of lambs’ life longevity, and survival rate from 263 sires and 1839 dams collected from 1989 through 2009, from the Lori-Bakhtiari flock at Shooli Station in Shahrekord. The data were analyzed, using Linear and Hazard Ratio models along with Weibul function. ...  Read More