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 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
In vitro assessment of the digestibility of forage based sheep diet, supplemented with raw garlic, garlic oil and monensin

Ehsan Anassori; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Rasoul Pirmohammadi; Akbar Taghizadeh; Siamak Asri-Rezaei; Safa Farahmand-Azar; Maghsoud Besharati; Morteza Tahmoozi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 5-11

  The effect of inclusion of garlic essential oil (EO) at 33, 66 and 100 μg mL-1, raw garlic (GAR) at 5, 10 and 15 mg mL-1 and monensin (MON) at 7.5 μg mL-1 of incubation medium on organic matter digestibility (OMD) was studied with in vitro gas production, ANKOM daisyII and conventional in vitro ...  Read More

Escherichia coli O157:H7/NM prevalence in raw beef, camel, sheep, goat, and water buffalo meat in Fars and Khuzestan provinces, Iran

Ebrahim Rahimi; Hamid Reza Kazemeini; Mohammad Salajegheh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 13-17

  Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) of the O157:H7 serotype is a worldwide zoonotic pathogen responsible for the majority of severe cases of human EHEC disease. The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of E. coli O157: H7/NM in raw meat samples from two provinces of Iran. ...  Read More

Atrazine in sub-acute exposure results in sperm DNA disintegrity and nuclear immaturity in rats

Sajad Feyzi-Dehkhargani; Rasoul Shahrooz; Hassan Malekinejad

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 19-26

  This study was designed to evaluate the detrimental effect of atrazine (ATR) on germinal epitheliums (GE) cytoplasmic carbohydrate (CH) and unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) ratio and to clarify the effect of ATR on serum levels of FSH, LH, testosterone and inhibin-B (INH-B). The impact of ATR exposure on ...  Read More

Comparative histomorphometrical study of genital tract in adult laying hen and duck

Ahmad-Ali Mohammadpour; Abdolkarim Zamanimoghadam; Massoumeh Heidari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 27-30

  This study was carried out to compare the histomorphological structures of oviductal regions of the apparently healthy adult laying hens (Gallus gallus dometicus) and ducks (Ansa ansa domesticus). For this purpose, 20 hens and 20 female ducks aged between 1–1.5 years were used. After euthanasia, ...  Read More

Investigation of hematological and biochemical parameters in small ruminants naturally infected with Babesia ovis

Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Mousa Tavassoli; Siamak Asri-Rezaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 31-36

  Babesia ovis plays an important role in causing anemia and kidney dysfunction in affected animals. There are few extensive studies about hematological and biochemical findings of small ruminants' babesiosis caused by B. ovis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of babesiosis on some hematological ...  Read More

Characterization of single nucleotide polymorphism in the 5'-untranslated region (5'-UTR) of Lactoferrin gene and its association with reproductive parameters and uterine infection in dairy cattle

Abolfazl Hajibemani; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Abdolah Mirzaei; Abbas Rowshan Ghasrodashti

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 37-43

  Uterine infection is one of the reproductive diseases that can have disturbing postpartum uterine health in cattle. Therefore, identification of resistant genotypes to uterine infection is important. Lactoferrin (LF) is one of the major antimicrobial compounds in the normal uterine discharges of cows. ...  Read More

Defense cells profile of cervical mucous during follicular and luteal phases of estrus cycle in river buffalo

Esmail Ayen; Shapour Hasanzadeh; Saleh Tabatabaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 45-48

  The aim of this study was to evaluate the defense cells changes of cervical mucous during follicular and luteal phases of estrus cycle in river buffalo. Reproductive organs of the adult and apparently healthy female buffaloes were collected from the slaughterhouse. By visual investigation of both the ...  Read More

Effects of chitosan on hematological parameters and stress resistance in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Saeed Meshkini; Ali-Akbar Tafy; Amir Tukmechi; Farhad Farhang-Pajuh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 49-54

  The aim of our study was to evaluate the effects of chitosan as immune stimulator on some hematological parameters and stress resistance in rainbow trout. Nine hundred rainbow trout (with initial body weight of 25 ± 0.1 g) were obtained from a local farm and acclimated to the laboratory conditions ...  Read More

Relationship between blood urea, protein, creatinine, triglycerides and macro-mineral concentrations with the quality and quantity of milk in dairy Holstein cows

Shahram Nozad; Ali-Gholi Ramin; Gholamali Moghadam; Siamak Asri-Rezaei; Azadeh Babapour; Sina Ramin

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 55-59

  Seventy six high and low producer cows were selected to determine the composition of the blood and milk parameters, and their interrelationships to determine the indices which could be useful to improve the milk yield. The highest mean blood concentrations were found in high producer cows. Mean values ...  Read More

Prevalence and morphological characterizations of Linguatula serrata nymphs in camels in Isfahan Province, Iran

Farid Rezaei; Mousa Tavassoli; Moosa Javdani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 61-65

  Linguatula serrata, well known as tongue worm; is an aberrant cosmopolitan parasite, which inhabits the canine respiratory system (final host). The discharged eggs infect many plant feeder animals including human causing visceral and nasopharyngeal linguatulosis which is known as “Marrara syndrome”. ...  Read More

Subulura brumpti infection - An outbreak in Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)

Kumaresan Nagarajan; Desigan Thyagarajan; Muthusamy Raman

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 67-69

  Subulura brumpti infection was observed in Japanese quails and caused heavy production loss up to 10%. Gross lesions were confined to caecum of the affected birds. Pathological changes suggestive of acute cecal hemorrhagic enteritis were recorded. Closer observation of the cecal loop revealed wavy movement ...  Read More

Surgical treatment of bumblefoot in a captive golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Seyedeh Leila Poorbaghi; Moosa Javdani; Saeed Nazifi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2012, Pages 71-73

  The golden eagle is one of the world's largest living birds. Footpad dermatitis, also known as plantar pododermatitis or bumblefoot, is a condition characterized by lesions due to contact with unhealthy "perching" conditions, such as plastic perches, sharp-cornered perches on the ventral footpad of birds. ...  Read More