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The Captive Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus): Nutritional Considerations with Emphasis on Management of Cystinuria
The intent of this project was to investigate options for improvement of a commercially manufactured prescription diet designed to reduce manifestation of clinical disease secondary to cystinuria in captive maned wolves ...
The effect of sperm mobility phenotype on fertility persistence in layer and broiler hens
Domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) were studied to identify accurate predictors of potential fertility in two lines of broiler breeder males along with fertility persistency in layer and broiler hens. Sixty-four ...
Effects of barrier perches and stocking density on the behavior, space use, and leg health of the domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus)
The objective of this study was to discern whether providing enrichment in the form of barrier perches across a range of densities might improve leg and foot health and promote behavioral expression and more even use of ...
Effects of Moderate Calorie Restriction on Ovarian Function and Decline in Rhesus Monkeys
Calorie restriction (CR) has long been heralded as the only proven nutritional intervention for life extension. Recent data demonstrated that moderate CR also extended reproductive lifespan in female rats. The objectives ...
Personality Traits in the Budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus
This study investigated bold-shy personality in the budgerigar, <italic> Melopsittacus undulatus </italic>. Adult budgerigars (14 females, 9 males) fed either a control diet, or one supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid ...