Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Demonstration of Dual-Purpose Chicken “Potchefstroom Koekoek” and Technology Packages in East Gojjam Zone

    Mezgebu Getnet, Anduamlak Assaye, Bainsagn Worku, Yalew Mazengia, Misba Alewi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 1 December 2022
    Accepted: 17 January 2023
    Published: 31 January 2023
    Abstract: Dual-purpose poultry package demonstration was undertaken at East Gojjam Zone, Aneded and Gozamin districts, Gudalima and Wonga Nifasam kebeles (PAs) from Aneded and Wonka and Adisna Gulit kebeles (PAs) from Gozamin. The objective was demonstrating Koekoek chicken breed and technology packages under farmers’ management condition. The districts, keb... Show More
  • BOLA Gene Polymorphism and Determination of Disease Severity and Susceptibility: Review

    Demessa Negessu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 14 November 2022
    Accepted: 4 January 2023
    Published: 6 February 2023
    Abstract: Major histocompatibility complex is the gene complex that exists in all vertebrae like humans (HLA), dogs (DLA), bovine (BLA), ovine (OLA), swine (SLA), and equine (ELA). MHC possesses three regions (I, II, III) that control major specific immune responses and contain variety of genes which influence growth, development, reproduction, odor, and olf... Show More
  • Utilization of Ensiled Taro Mixed With Rice Wine by Product or Fish Meal Fed Basal Diet of Rice Bran on Reproduction and Piglet Performance in Sows in Cambodia

    Chiv Phiny, Kong Saroeun, Ros Vanchey, Tum Saravuth, Sin Putheasath

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 11-19
    Received: 3 January 2023
    Accepted: 25 January 2023
    Published: 14 February 2023
    Abstract: In Cambodia, pig raising plays an important role as it provides meat and also increasing family income. Currently, researchers are trying to find the feeds that focus on using locally available natural resources as animal feeds can be used to reduce the cost of expensive feed on market such as soybean or fish meal. Based on that one experiment was ... Show More
  • Mycotoxin Adsorbent Improves the Performance and Health of Broilers Challenged Simultaneously with Aflatoxins and Fumonisins

    Verônica Lisboa Santos, Juliana Bueno da Silva, Franciane Cristina de Figueiredo, Carlos Paulo Henrique Ronchi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 20-26
    Received: 12 December 2022
    Accepted: 10 January 2023
    Published: 24 February 2023
    Abstract: In poultry production, aflatoxins and fumonisins stand out as being two of the main mycotoxins that compromise the performance and health of animals, with serious damage to the producer. It should be noted that, in most cases, the losses are potentiated because the rations are contaminated, simultaneously, by two or more mycotoxins, giving rise to ... Show More
  • Application of Atropine Injection in the Treatment of Ruminant Diseases

    Haosheng Huang, Qiong Yang, Cuili Liu, Canshan Huang, Lini Yang, Yuanxing Lei, Guochun Tang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 27-29
    Received: 10 February 2023
    Accepted: 27 February 2023
    Published: 21 March 2023
    Abstract: Atropine is one of the commonly used drugs for clinical treatment of livestock and poultry, as well as one of the commonly used drugs for animal emergency treatment. Its main components are d-hyoscyamine and L-hyoscyamine. Atropine is a toxic colorless, odorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from belladonna and other solanaceous plants. I... Show More