Volume 26 (2024)
Issue 1 March 2024, Pages 1-98
Volume 25 (2023)
Volume 24 (2022)
Volume 23 (2021)
Volume 22 (2020)
Volume 21 (2019)
Volume 20 (2018)
Volume 19 (2017)
Volume 18 (2016)
Volume 17 (2015)
Volume 16 (2014)
Volume 15 (2014)
Volume 14 (2012)
Volume 13 (2011)
Volume 12 (2010)
Identification of selection signatures associated with Iranian sheep compared to non-Iranian Romanov breed using whole genome sequencing data

Abbas Mirzapour-Abibagloo; Nemat Hedayat; Reza Khalkhali-Evrigh; Reza Seyedsharifi

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 1-13

  Introduction Iranian sheep breeds, due to the climate diversity of country, show high diversity and have acquired high adaptability. Compromise with poor quality feed, tolerance of adverse weather and manageable body size are among the factors that probably caused sheep to adapt to different climates. ...  Read More

Incorporation of a mixture of cumin, coriander, and peppermint to the diet of Roman dairy ewes and its effect on performance and blood parameters of suckling lambs

Wahidullah Charkhi; Fardin Hozhabri; Hadi Hajarian

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 15-31

  Introduction: Medicinal plants are one of the most important known herbal additives in feeding ruminant animals. It has been reported that medicinal plants with favorable effects on rumen fermentation improve the function of the digestive system and as a result feed intake, as well as the level of animal ...  Read More

The effect of different forms of chromium on weight changes and glucose and insulin tolerance test of Afshari ewes during the transition period under the influence of heat stress

mohammad asadi; Taghi Ghoorchi; Abdolhakim Toghdory

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 33-44

  Introduction: During pregnancy, especially the period around birth, animals make many metabolic adjustments to support the transition from pregnancy to lactation. Since the last two months of pregnancy (late pregnancy) constitute 75% of fetal growth, therefore, enriching the sheep diet can have positive ...  Read More

The effect of particle size of sunflower hulls in diets containing different fat sources on growth performance, apparent ileal digestibility of nutrients and cecal microbial population of broiler chickens

Ramin Kasaeizadeh; Somayyeh Salari; Mohammad Reza Abdollahi; Farshad Baghban

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 45-60

  Introduction: In the past studies, the beneficial effect of insoluble fiber in broiler feed has been well demonstrated. Studies have shown that moderate amounts of fiber in poultry diets lead to significant improvements in nutrient utilization efficiency. Depending on the type of dietary fiber (soluble ...  Read More

Effects of dietary inclusion of herbal Vitamin E supplement on productive traits, immune responses, and blood parameters of broilers

leili jamshidi; sayed abdoullah hosseini; Amir Hossein Alizadeh-Ghamsari

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 61-71

  Introduction: Vitamins play an important role in improving the performance, immune system, and growth of birds. In recent years, due to the increase of the price of synthetic vitamin supplements and also due to the limitation of the use of commercial antioxidants, plant-based antioxidant sources have ...  Read More

The effect of oregano, rosemary, and cinnamon powder on growth performance, excreta microbiota, intestinal morphology, and nutrient digestibility of broiler chickens challenged with Campylobacter jejuni

Zahra Alimohammadi; Hassan Shirzadi; Kamran Taherpour; Ali Khatibjoo

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 73-86

  Introduction: With the increase of the population in the last century, the need for protein sources, especially protein with animal origin, has increased. One of the important and inexpensive sources of animal proteins is poultry products. However, many food-borne diseases that are among the most obvious ...  Read More

The effect of guanidinoacetic acid supplementation to diets with different levels of dietary protein on growth performance and tibia traits of broilers

Seyed Mohammad Ali Mirhosseini; Seyed Naser Mousavi; ali afsar

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 87-98

  Introduction: Guanidinoacetic acid (GAA), a creatine precursor, is synthesized from L-arginine and glycine. The capacity for de novo synthesis may be limiting in high-yielding farm animals, especially in those fed all-vegetable diets. As the precursor to creatine, dietary GAA can also effectively “spare” ...  Read More