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Title: Immune response following Ascaridia galli infection in free range laying hens
Contributor(s): Sharma, N (author); Hunt, P (author); Hine, B (author); Sharma, N K  (author)orcid ; Swick, R A  (author)orcid ; Ruhnke, I  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2018
Open Access: Yes
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Abstract: A recent study suggests that artificial Ascardia galli infection has no effect on performance and egg quality of free-range laying hens from the point of lay until 40 weeks of age (Sharma et al., 2017). However, the lower hepatic lipid reserve of infected hens observed in the same study indicated the potential for A. galli to affect production at a later stage. In this study, serum and yolk antibody levels of A. galli were measured to investigate the immune response to natural infection in hens with different infection levels.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: APSS 2018: 29th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 4th - 7th February, 2018
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium, v.29, p. 225-225
Publisher: University of Sydney
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISSN: 1034-6260
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 070299 Animal Production not elsewhere classified
070203 Animal Management
070705 Veterinary Immunology
Fields of Research (FoR) 2020: 300399 Animal production not elsewhere classified
300302 Animal management
300906 Veterinary immunology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 830501 Eggs
970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
830599 Primary Animal Products not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 100601 Eggs
280101 Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
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