Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
A comparative study on the expression of myogenic genes and their effects on performance and meat quality in broiler chicken strains

Manoochehr Allymehr; Kamyar Yousefi; Alireza Talebi; Amir Tukmechi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2024

  The aims of current investigation were to study the growth performance, carcass traits, meat quality and expression profile of Myostatin (MSTN), Insulin-like growth hormone type I (IGF-I), Myogenin (MyoG) and Myogenic regulatory factor 4 (MRF4) genes in three commercial broiler strains including Ross ...  Read More

Irradiated oocysts in combination with inulin adjuvant-induced potent immune responses against Eimeria tenella infection in broiler chickens

Monireh Falsafi; Nowruz Delirezh; Elham Safarzadeh; Alireza Talebi; Zahra Heidari

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 423-429

  Coccidiosis is the leading parasitic disease in poultry. One of the most critical Eimeria species, Eimeria tenella, lives inside the cecal epithelial cells and induces bloody coccidiosis. The present study evaluated the effect of radiation-attenuated E. tenella oocytes mixed with inulin adjuvant on broiler ...  Read More

Effects of dietary thyme and rosemary essential oils on biochemical parameters, anti-oxidant metabolism, small intestinal morphology and myofiber structure of superficial pectoral and biceps femoris muscles in broilers

Recep Gümüş; Adem Kara; Seçkin Özkanlar; Halit İmik; Nevra Aydemir Celep

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 249-257

  This study was aimed at determining the effects of dietary supplementation with thyme essential oil (TEO) and rosemary essential oil (REO) on blood parameters, the anti-oxidant metabolism in the liver, breast and drumstick muscle tissues, the morphology of the small intestine, and the myofibril structure ...  Read More

Isolation of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in broiler chicken in Iran: First report

Jamshid Razmyar; Sara Shokrpoor; Abbas Barin; Jamshid Gheshlagh; Peyman Nakhaee; Moein Khodayari; Seyed Mostafa Peighambari

Volume 12, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 259-262

  In February 2019, a severe respiratory distress with co-infection of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) and Newcastle disease accompanied with Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in a broiler flock in the western region of Iran. Clinical signs included paralysis, torticollis, nasal discharge, conjunctivitis, ...  Read More

Effect of in ovo feeding of amino acids and dextrose solutions on hatchability, body weight, intestinal development and liver glycogen reserves in newborn chicks

Mohammad Naser Nazem; Negin Amiri; Shima Tasharofi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 323-331

  Early development of the digestive tract is crucial for achieving maximal growth and development of chickens. This study examined the effects of in ovo (IO) feeding of 0.70 mL of dextrose (10.00% and 20.00%) or amino acids solutions into the yolk sac at day 14 of incubation on small intestine histomorphometry ...  Read More

Effect of olive leaf powder on the performance and ileal bacterial count of broilers

Zahra Amini; Siamak Parsaei; Mohammad Houshmand; Reza Naghiha

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 255-259

  This experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of olive leaf (OL) on the performance, abdominal fat pad and some ileal bacterial population of Cobb broiler chickens. A total number of 400 day-old chicks were randomly distributed into floor pens and reared under the same condition until 14 days ...  Read More

Effects of dietary supplementation of waste date’s vinegar on performance and improvement of digestive tract in broiler chicks

Shima Tasharofi; Laleh Yazdanpanah Goharrizi; Farhad Mohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 127-132

  Two hundred 1-day-old commercial broilers (Ross 308) were used to determine the effects of diets supplementation with waste date’s vinegar (WDV) on the growth and performance of digestive tract over a 42-days growing period. Chicks were randomly allocated to one of five experimental diets supplementing ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Effect of dietary turmeric and cinnamon powders on meat quality and lipid peroxidation of broiler chicken under heat stress condition

Payam Baghban Kanani; Mohsen Daneshyar; Javad Aliakbarlu; Fatemeh Hamian

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 163-169

  Two hundred and fifty male 1-day-old broiler chicks (Ross 308) were used to investigate the effects of dietary supplementation of turmeric and cinnamon powders on meat quality and lipid peroxidation of broilers under heat stress condition. The five treatment groups were control (recommended temperature ...  Read More

Prevalence of avian infectious bronchitis virus in broiler chicken farms in south of Iraq, 2014 – 2015

Waleed Seger; Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi; Vahid Karimi; Omid Madadgar; Mehdi Vasfi Marandi; Masoud Hashemzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 317-321

  Avian infectious bronchitis (IB), caused by a gammacoronavirus, is an OIE-listed (List B) disease and characterized by respiratory and renal involvements, causing high mortality, and economic loss in both layers and broilers. In comparison with other diagnostic methods, real-time polymerase chain reaction ...  Read More

Adenovirus-like inclusion body hepatitis in a flock of broiler chickens in Kermanshah province, Iran

Morad Rahimi; Zahra Minoosh Siavosh Haghighi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 95-98

  Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) has been reported in many countries in the world. The IBH or similar cases characterized by hepatitis and presence of intra-nuclear inclusion bodies in hepatocytes have not been reported in broiler chickens in Iran. This is the first report on outbreak of adenovirus-like ...  Read More

Effects of different levels of vitamin premix in finisher diets on performance, immuno-competence and meat lipid oxidation of chickens fed on corn-soybean meal

Hoseein Moravej; Majid Alahyari-Shahrasb; Ali Kiani; Mona Bagherirad; Mahmood Shivazad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 13-18

  The present study was carried out to examine the effects of a vitamin premix (VP) reduction or withdrawal from finisher diet (29-43 days) on performance, immuno-competence, and characteristics of leg bones and meat lipid oxidation of chickens fed on corn-soybean meal based diet. A total of 900 male broiler ...  Read More