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Issue 3 October 2013, Pages 297-411
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Issue 1 June 2012, Pages 1-149
Issue 4 February 2012, Pages 441-560
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Performance, Immune Responses of Heat Stressed Broiler Chicks in Response to Dietary Levels of Propolis

maryam abband; m. salar moini

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 441-448


  This experiment was performed to investigate the effects of propolis and chromium picolinate on performance and immune response of broiler chicken under heat stress conditions. Treatments included different levels of propolis (500, 1000, and 1500 mg/kg) and chromium picolinate (1500 µg/ kg) along ...  Read More

Effect of Probiotic and Formic Acid on Immune System of Broilers

n. mirbabaie langarooi; mehrdad mohammadi; m. roostaei alimehr

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 449-456


  The effects of probiotic (Protexin) and formic acid were studied on humoral and cellular immunity in 200 Cobb broiler chicks in a completely randomized design of with 4 treatments and 5 replications (10 observations per replicate). Control group (C) did not receive any other than the base treatment. ...  Read More

Effect of Whole Cottonseed Feeding on Feedlot Performance and Morphological Characteristics of Small Intestine in Chaal Male Lambs

a. afzalzadeh; seyed davood sharifi; m. absalan; a. khadem; d. ghandi

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 457-464


  The effects of different levels of Whole Cottonseed (WCS) on feedlot performance and morphology of small intestine were studied in a completely randomized design with four diets containing 0, 4, 8 and 16 percent WCS on 20 Chaal male lambs for 90 days. The metabolisable energy and proteins contents of ...  Read More

Monensin Effects on Performance, Diet Digestibility, Fecal and Urinary Nitrogen Losses in Sheep

a. moharrery; s.h. noorian

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 465-479


  Eight male lambs each aged approximately 11 months and having a body weight of 32.5 ± 2.5 kg were selected as experimental samples in the ongoing experiment. For the supplemented group, Monensin was fed at 22 mg/lamb per day. Relationships between dietary characteristics and fecal as well as urinary ...  Read More

A Comparison of The Effect of Different Levels of Herbal Methionine and DL-Methionine on Growth Performance and Immunocompetence of Broiler Chickens

sh. hadinia; mahmod shivazad; h. moravej; m. allahyari shahrasb

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 481-489


  A study was carried out to examine the effect of different levels of Herbal methionine and DL-methionine on the growth performance and immunocompetence of broiler chickens fed on a corn-soybean meal diet. A total of 225 old male broiler chickens (Ross 308) were used as experimental samples in a completely ...  Read More

Effect of Extruded Linseed Diet on Production and Reproduction Performance of Holstein Cows

J. jalilnejad; v. moharami; h. bahrami yekdangi; a. khamesi; h. khorsand

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 491-496


  This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of extruded linseed on milk production, dry matter intake and reproduction performance of 300 Holstein lactating cows (35±15 days in milk; 41±9/8 Kg/day of milk production). Cows were utilized in a completely randomized experimental design, ...  Read More

Comparison of the Accuracy of the Estimated Traditional and Genomic Breeding Values using Single and Multi-Trait Analyses

s. foroutanifar; h. mehrbani yeganeh; Hossein Moradi Shahrbabak

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 497-504


  The aim followed in this study was to use the multi and single trait analyses for a prediction of genomic and traditional breeding values and to make a comparison of the accuracies of these methods. A base population of 100 animals (50 males and 50 females) was randomly mated for 50 generations to create ...  Read More

Mathematical Functions to Describe the Egg Production Curves in A Commercial Broiler Dam Line

a. safari alighiralou; r. vaeztorshizi; a. pakdel

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 505-512


  Throughout the current study, the appropriate function for a description of egg production curve in a commercial broiler dam line was determined through fittings of a number of six mathematical models, namely: incomplete gamma function (WM): modified incomplete gamma function (MWM): compartmental function ...  Read More

Measurement of Subcutaneous Fat Thickness and Longissimus Dorsi Muscle through Ultrasound to Estimate Carcass Composition in Live Moghani Sheep

s.m. hosseini vardanjani; seidreza miraey; a. pakdel; Hossein Moradi Shahrbabak

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 53-520


  To investigate the possibility of using ultrasound to estimate carcass composition, 38 Moghani male lambs were made use of. Subcutaneous fat depth (USFT) and longissimus dorsi muscle depth (ULMD) and area (ULMA) were assessed in the site between 12th and 13th ribs by using ultrasound equipped with an ...  Read More

An Estimation of Technical Efficiency and Return to Scale in Holstein Production Units in Guilan Province, using Data Envelopment Analysis Method

r. fathizadeh golshani; a. shadparvar; a. ghorbani; m. mehdizadeh

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 521-530


  Efficiency is defined as a concept that determines the input output ratios in an economic system. Data Envelopment Analysis method is a useful tool to estimate the efficiency of a unit. The purpose of this study was to estimate technical efficiency and to determine Return to Scale of Holstein cattle ...  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

Analysis of Quantitative Trait Loci for Wool Traits in Baluchi Sheep

Gholamreza Dashab; a.a. aslaminejad; m.r. nasiri; a. esmailzadeh; d. alisaghi

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 539-552


  Regions on three ovine chromosomes (OAR1, OAR5 and OAR25) were selected to study quantitative trait loci (QTL) segregating for wool traits in Baluchi sheep. A total of 503 progeny from 13 half-sib families were genotyped for 15 microsatellite markers. The average number of progeny per sire was 38 and ...  Read More

Effect of Dietary N-6 and N-3 Fatty Acid Sources on the Quality and Fatty Acid Profile of Longissimus Muscle in Goat Kids

m.h. najafi; s. zeinoaldini; Mahdi Ganjkhanlou; h. mohammadi

Volume 43, Issue 4 , February 2012, Pages 553-560


  The aim followed in this study was to investigate the effects of soybean oil (high in C18:2 n-6, an omega-6 fatty acid) and fish oil (high in EPA 20:5 n-3 and DHA 22:6 n-3, omega-3 fatty acids) on meat quality and on the fatty acid profiles in goat kids. Twenty-four male kids were allocated through stratified ...  Read More