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Conference for Backyard Chicken Owners, 5/2/2015

 

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Chicken Owners Scramble When Their Pet Feels Foul, 10/17/2013

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Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UTís Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.


 

Recent Publications

Evaluation of bile salt hydrolase inhibitor as novel alternative to antibiotic growth promoters in chickens.  Geng, W., S. Joyce, C. Gahan, and J. Lin.  2016.  Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. December 4-6, Chicago.

Fasting rapidly increases fatty acid oxidation in white adipose tissue of young broiler chickens Voy, B. H., E. Torchon, R. Ray, M. Hulver, and R. McMillan.  2016.  Adipocyte.

Lipolysis upregulates fatty acid oxidation and suppresses adipogenesis in young broiler chicks.  Beckford, R., E. Torchon, S. Das, and B. H. Voy.  2015.  Proceedings, Poultry Science Association, Annual Meeting, 162, Poult. Sci. 94 (E-Suppl. 1).

Will COOL for red meat (and perhaps chicken) be revised or repealed? Schaffer, H. D., and D. E. Ray.  2015.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 36(22). May 29, 2015.

Enriching white adipose tissue of young broiler chickens with N-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids reduces adipocyte size and shows similar gene expression profiles seen during fasting.  Torchon, E  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

A Novel Gain-Of-Function Mutation of the Proneural IRX1 and IRX2 Genes Disrupts Axis Elongation in the Araucana Rumpless Chicken Freese, N.H., B. A. Lam, M. E. Staton, A. Scott, and S. C. Chapman.  2014.  PLoS One, 9(11): e112364.

Molecular and Metabolic Profiles Suggest that Increased Lipid Catabolism in Adipose Tissue Contributes to Leanness in Domestic Chickens Ji, B., J. Middleton, B. Ernest, A. M. Saxton, S. Lamont, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2014.  Physiological Genomics, 46: 315-327.

Construction of novel DNA vaccine for mitigation of Campylobacter in chickens.  Lin, J., L. Jones, X. Liu, and X. Zeng.  2014.  114th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, May 17-20, Boston.

Roast Chicken.  Burney, J. L.  2013.  Extension factsheet.

Application of Yerba Mate as a prebiotic to reduce Salmonella Enteritidis colonization in broiler chickens.  Gonzalez-Gil, F., S. Diaz Sanchez, S. Pendleton, A. Andino, N. Zhang, B. Hardy, N. Crilly, and I. B. Hanning.  2013.  Invited Oral Presentation, World Veterinary Poultry Association. Nantes, France. August 19-23rd.

Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis): Antimicrobial activity and application as a prebiotic to reduce Campylobacter jejuni colonization in broiler chickens.  Gonzalez-Gil, F., S. Diaz Sanchez, S. Pendleton, A. Andino, N. Zhang, B. Hardy, N. Crilly, and I. B. Hanning.  2013.  Campylobacter, Helicobacter and related organisms meeting. Aberdeen, Scotland, Sept 15-19th..

Pathway Profiling Identifies Mechanisms Of Adipose Deposition In Domestic Chickens.  Ji, B.  2013.  Ph.D. Dissertation.