Search results: 239 results (approx.)

1. The effect of dietary flaxseed supplementation on sperm fatty acid composition, semen quality attributes and some blood parameters in Kurdish ram.

15 mature 3-5 years old Kurdish ram weighing 65±2.5 kg (mean ±SE) were randomly allocated into three groups during 12 weeks of the experimental period. Animals were individually fed a standard basal diet supplemented with different levels of flaxseed. Treatment included FLS-0 (basal diet; control), ...

Author(s) : Firouzeh, S.; Rad, A. H. F.; Mirshokraei, P.; Parham, A.; Mesgaran, M. D.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa221-en233 ref.36

2. Replacement of part of diet hay with leaf of jujube tree and its effect on digestibility, some parameters of blood and fermentation of rumen in lambs of Baluchi.

The aim of this experiment is to investigate the effects of different levels of jujube leaves on yield, digestibility and fermentation characteristics of Baluchi male lambs. Jujube leaves were analyzed for dry matter (DM), organic matter (OM), crude protein (CP) and ether extract (EE) contents,...

Author(s) : Abad, H. H. P. T.; Bashtani, M.; Asghari, M. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa1-fa12 ref.40

3. The effect of diets containing dried or ensiled conocarpus leaves on nutrients digestibility and growth performance of finishing lambs.

The present experiment was conducted for determining the appropriate amount and form of the Conocarpus leaves in the diet of finishing lambs. The present experiment was conducted in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Khuzestan. The Conocarpus leaves was prepared from shrubs...

Author(s) : Asl, F. H.; Chaji, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa13-fa27 ref.68

4. The effect of essential oil from Carum copticum L on feed intake and metabolic response of Mahabadi goats in early lactation period.

This experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of Carum copticum L. essential oil supplementation on nutrient digestibility and some blood and ruminal metabolites, milk production and milk compounds in Mahabadian goats. Treatments included: control diet (basal diet without essential oil), ...

Author(s) : Bahrami, N.; Alijoo, Y. A.; Mohammadi, R. P.; Asadnezhad, B.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa29-fa41 ref.35

5. Physical and chemical properties, gas fermentation parameters, starch digestibility and starch granules structure in Iranian corn grain Single cross 702 in comparison with different kind of imported corn grain.

The objectives of this study were to evaluate physical and chemical properties, gas fermentation parameters, starch digestibility and starch granules structure in Iranian corn grain Single cross 702 in comparison with different kind of imported corn grains (Russia, Ukraine and Brazil). Corn grain...

Author(s) : Rahimi, A.; Naserian, A.; Valizadeh, R.; Tahmasebi, A.; Dehghani, H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa43-fa64 ref.90

6. Evaluation of vitamin C supplementation on growth performance and antioxidant activity of Holstein suckling calves.

Hence, this study aimed to evaluate the supplementation of vitamin C on growth performance and immune system of Holstein suckling calves. 40 newborn Holstein calves with an average age of 1-10 days, and about 36±1 kg weight, were used in a completely randomized design with 2 treatments and 20...

Author(s) : Seifzadeh, S.; Seifdavati, J.; Benemar, H. A.; Salem, A. F. Z. M.; Sharifi, R. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa65-fa75 ref.35

7. The effect of harvesting time (morning vs. afternoon) on the chemical composition and nutritional value of sun-drying alfalfa, clover and barley forages.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of morning versus afternoon cutting time on chemical composition, gas production parameters and digestibility of sun-drying alfalfa, clover and barley forages. About 5-7 cm above the soil stage, alfalfa, clover and barley were harvested in two times,...

Author(s) : Shokripoor, S.; Bayatkouhsar, J.; Ghanbari, F.; Rahchamani, R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa77-fa90 ref.50

8. Determination of chemical composition, gas production parameters and digestibility of leaves from several tree species (with and without polyethylene glycol) used in livestock feeding.

The aim of this study was to determine the chemical composition, gas production parameters and detestability characteristics of leaves from several tree species used in livestock feeding in a Completely Randomized Design (7 treatments and 3 replicates). Samples of commonly available seven species...

Author(s) : Bayatkouhsar, J.; Ghanbari, F.; Daneshvar, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa91-fa107 ref.61

9. Substitution of roasted whole soybeans for soybean meal in male broiler chicken diets: impact on growth performance, carcass traits and blood metabolites.

The aim of this experiment was to examine the effects of substituting different levels of roasted full-fat soybean for soybean meal in diets of broiler chickens on performance and blood metabolites. In order to evaluate the effects of roasted whole soybeans replacement for soybean meal in male...

Author(s) : Mihandoost, M.; Hassanabadi, A.; Moghaddam, H. N.; Golian, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa123-fa135 ref.34

10. Effect of phytogenic additive (XTRACT 6930) on performance, egg quality and some physiological parameters of laying hens.

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the combination of essential oils of carvacrol, cinnamaldehyde, capsaicin on performance, egg quality, microbial population, blood parameters, immunity and reproductive parameters of laying hens. This experiment was done with 120 laying hens (Hy-line W-36)...

Author(s) : Shahitavi, M.; Salari, S.; Ghorbani, M.; Aghaei, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa137-fa149 ref.46

11. Identification of total microsatellites in the genome of Iranian Bactrian camels using whole genome sequencing data.

This study was carried out to identify genome wide microsatellites on six Bactrian camels from Ardabil province. Blood samples were collected from the jugular vein using 4 ml vacutainer tubes and stored at -20C° until use. Illumina HiSeq 2000 technology (Illumina, USA) was used for whole genome...

Author(s) : Zare, N.; Evrigh, N. H.; Seyedsharifi, R.; Khakhali, R.; Boustan, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.1 pp.fa151-fa160 ref.24

12. The effect of probiotic and prebiotic supplements on growth performance, blood parameters and skeletal growth of Baluchi male lambs.

In this study, the effect of adding supplements on performance, blood metabolites and ruminal volatile fatty acids were investigated. 40 Baluchi male lambs were used in four completely randomized treatments for 90 days. Treatments included: control group (initial diet), probiotic group (initial...

Author(s) : Didarkhah, M.; Vatandoost, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa411-fa422 ref.34

13. Influence of sesame meal on meat fatty acid profile and digestibility in fattening lambs of Baluchi breed.

Introduction: Sesame with the scientific name 'Sesamum Indicum' belongs to the Pedaliaceae family. Sesame seeds have high oil content (42-56%) and crude protein (20-25%), as well as a source of minerals, especially calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron. The main fatty acids in sesame include:...

Author(s) : Shokatabad, S. S.; Bashtani, M.; Farhangfar, H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa423-fa435 ref.48

14. In vitro fermentation parameters of diets containing different levels of mint pulp and chicory pulp.

The aim of this study is to determine the chemical compositions and in vitro rumen fermentation of mint pulp and chicory pulp and experimental diets containing different levels of mint pulp and chicory pulp. resh mint pulp and chicory pulp were collected from an agro industry processing factory....

Author(s) : Biabani, N.; Fatahnia, F.; Taasoli, G.; Bahrami, M.; Alamouti, H. R. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa437-fa448 ref.24

15. Evaluation of feeding glucogenic, lipogenic and their mixture diets on performance, ruminal fermentation, blood metabolites and preferences in Holstein suckling calves.

The objectives of this study are to investigate the effects of lipogenic starter (low-starch with high-fiber and high-fat content) in comparison with a glucogenic (high-starch) or mixture of glucogenic and lipogenic starters on growth performance, ruminal fermentation, as well as blood metabolites...

Author(s) : Doolatabad, S. S.; Sari, M.; Ghorbani, G. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa449-fa465 ref.32

16. The accuracy of some models to estimate the coefficients of gas production test in corn silage.

The aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of some nonlinear models for predicting ruminal fermentation kinetic of a forage feed. Maize silages (samples on 0, 30 and 60 days after ensiling) were used as fermentation substrates. Dry matter and chemical composition (organic matter, crude...

Author(s) : Zaboli, K.; Kalvandi, S.; Maleki, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa467-fa479 ref.30

17. Determination of nutritional value and nutrients digestibility of diets containing two sources of soluble and insoluble fibers in ostrich.

The aim of this study is to determine the nutritional value and digestibility of nutrients of diets containing two fiber sources soluble and insoluble in ostrich chicks. In order to evaluate the feasibility of using the higher levels of soluble and insoluble fibers in ostrich's diet, this...

Author(s) : Mirbehbahani, S. M.; Hosseini-Vashan, S. J.; Mojtahedi, M.; Farhangfar, S. H.; Hosseini, S. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa481-fa493 ref.33

18. The effect of particle size of different sources of insoluble fiber on energy and protein efficiency ratios and welfare indices of broiler chickens fed a barley-based diet.

The objective of this study is to determine the influence of supplementing insoluble fiber sources in different particle sizes on energy and protein efficiency ratios, intestinal morphology and welfare indicesin broiler chickens fed barley based-diets. Ross 308 (n=308) were used in a completely...

Author(s) : Pourazadi, Z.; Salari, S.; Tabandeh, M. R.; Abdollahi, M. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa495-fa511 ref.39

19. Added value (matrix) of lysophospholipids supplementation on metabolizable energy of different fat sources and digestible nutrients of corn-soybean meal diet in broiler chickens.

The purpose of this study is to estimate the added value of lysophospholipid supplement in corn-soybean diets and its added effect on metabolizable energy (ME) of different types of fat during the growth period of broiler chicks. Three hundred and fifty day-old male Ross 308 broiler chicks were...

Author(s) : Salari, A. A.; Golian, A.; Hasanabadi, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa513-fa528 ref.39

20. Analysis the key proponents of poultry industry development using forecasting approach.

The purpose of this study is to analyze the key drivers of poultry industry development by using an autobiographical approach that were studied in three provinces of Guilan, Mazandaran and Golestan in Iran. The present study was applied in terms of nature, applied research, and descriptive-survey...

Author(s) : Kalourazi, M. A.; Baghersalimi, S.; Seidavi, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.fa529-fa548 ref.50

21. Effects of some plant essential oils and probiotic (Protexin) on performance, nutrient digestibility and blood metabolites of Holstein dairy calves.

The present study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of inclusion peppermint, thyme, cinnamon essential oils and also probiotic supplement (Protexin, Probiotics International Ltd., south Petherton, UK) when added to whole milk on performance, some blood parameters, skeletal growth, and...

Author(s) : Sarraf, F.; Vakili, A.; Mesgaran, M. D.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa161-en173 ref.31

22. Effect of calcium salts of fatty acids on performance and milk fatty acids profile in Holstein cows.

21 Holstein cows were used under days in milk 30±8.5 with body weight 573 ± 69.4. The cows were divided into three groups (3primiparous and 4 multiparous) and were offered following rations for 100 days period:1- control (without fat supplementation), 2- ration containing fat supplement A...

Author(s) : Nasiri, J.; Aliarabi, H.; Zamani, P.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa175-en192 ref.56

23. The effect of slow-release bolus of copper on performance and some blood metabolites of Lori-Bakhtiari pregnant ewes and their lambs.

The aim of this study is to determine the effects of maternal supplementation of copper via intra-ruminal administration of slow-release boluses at the late gestation (8 weeks prepartum) on performance and some blood metabolites of ewes and their lambs until weaning. 80 Lori-Bakhtiari ewes (The...

Author(s) : Chaleshtori, P. N.; Fadayifar, A.; Azizi, A.; Azarfar, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa193-en205 ref.37

24. Investigating nutritive value of wheat straw and sugarcane tops treated with bacteria with lignin and lignocellulose-degrading potential isolated from Zeuzera pyrina L. larvae gut.

The aim of the present study was to isolate and identify symbiotic lignocellulosic degrading bacteria from the Zeuzera pyrina L. gut, and to investigate their effects on the nutritive value of wheat straw and sugarcane tops as ruminant feed. Two Lori cows (about five years old) with permanent rumen ...

Author(s) : Azizi, A.; Shakarami, J.; Dehghanikhah, F.; Sharifi, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa207-en220 ref.38

25. Determination of wheat distillers dried grains analysis and effect DDGS on performance and histological characteristics of jejunum in broiler chickens in starter and finisher.

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of different levels of DDDS on performance and histology of jejunum in broiler chicken in starter, grower and finisher and analyzed DDGS. 450 multiple Ross 308 broiler chicks were divided randomly into 5 experimental treatments and 6 replicates and ...

Author(s) : Moghadam, H. S.; Noori, Z.; Azarli, A.; Nameghi, A. H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Science Research 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.fa235-en248 ref.25