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Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Infectious Bursal Disease Virus from chicken in Malaysia

Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV) is a highly contagious disease and can cause immunosuppression in chicken. Serotype I IBDV is continuously reported and can cause significant economic losses in Malaysia despite the implementation of the intensive vacci

IKTA Quail population and production status from 2011-2018

Grand Parent Stock (GPS) IKTA Quail Farm was transferred from Institut Kemajuan Ternakan Ayam (IKTA), Johor to Institute of Poultry Technology (ITU), Melaka in 2010. Consequently, ITU has taken a role in supplying and producing DOQ (Day-Old Quail) to the par

Microbiological quality of local milk as analysed by regional Veterinary Laboratories in 2017

Raw milk from local dairy farmers which were sent to Pusat Pengumpulan Industri Tenusu (PPIT)/ Milk Collection Centre will undergo platform tests prior for acceptance, then submitted to Regional Veterinary Laboratories for total plate count (TPC) test. Norma

Growth performance of cattle fed by oil palm empty fruit bunches based feedstuff produced by two difference method

Malaysia is rich with biomass sources from palm oil industry and agricultural waste such as palm kernel meal, palm oil mill effluent, palm fronds, oil palm empty fruit bunches, and others. Oil palm empty fruit bunch has low quality in terms of nutritional va

First report on identification of Pasteurella multocida serogroup F in Veterinary Research Institute (VRI), Malaysia

This paper reports on the positive isolation and identification of Pasteurella multocida serogroup F from a pig in Sarawak, Malaysia. In this case, a two years old Large White crossed Landrace female pig was reported thin and had multiple abscesses on the lu

Nutritive value of corn silage

Corn is one of the forages which is often used as silage and fed to ruminant animals. The good quality corn silage contains high energy and protein (average 8.1%). The keys for producing good quality corn silage are to ensure that corn is harvested at proper

Wound healing activity of Spirulina platensis extract on diabetic rats

Diabetes mellitus, which impairs wound healing process, is associated with the increment in pro-inflammatory cytokines at the wound site.S. platensis was reported to possess anti-inflammatory property and enhanced wound healing in rats. Syarina et al. have  

Efficacy of anthelmintic treatment to control parasites

The trials of FECR were conducted on sheep in the Veterinary Institute, Kluang. A total of 60 weaned sheep were selected and divided into six (6) groups. Group A was treated with ivermectin (0.5 ml / 25 kg of body weight), Group B received closantel (1 ml/5

Dry matter yield and chemical composition of the weeds in integrated farming

There are several type of the weeds that are potential as feed in livestock integration system but less study were conduct to determine the dry matter yield and chemical composition of the weeds. The objectives of this study is to determine the dry matter yi

Study on bacteriostatic and bactericidal activity of Piper cubeba L. extract against Escherichia coli in raw chicken meat

Traditionally, P. cubeba L. was globally acknowledged as flavoring ingredients in food and widely used in meat marination. Nutritional properties and antimicrobial activity  of the spice was reported scientifically in various researches. In this study,

First detection of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in swine from Malaysia

Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) naturally infects cattle and results in mucosal disease, acute infections of respiratory system and gastrointestinal tracts and reproductive disorders. However, since 1973, the host range of BVDV has been found to extend &n

Morphological characteristics of Shami goat in two farms in Malaysia

Shami goat is a dual-purpose goat originated from Syria and widely spread into Mediterranean countries. Previous study on morphological characteristics have been done on the first batch of Shami goat imported to Malaysia in 2009. The objective of this study

Effect of Drying and Heating Approach of The Nutritional Value of Corn in Animal Feedstuff-A Review

Corn grain (Zea mays L.) is among the most widely produced grain in the world with roughly 7 to 11 tan/ha per year). Corn as major grains formulation in feedstuffs as a source of energy (carbohydrate) especially in poultry and pig industry. Generally, corn w

The Performance Study of Anaerobic Digestion System from Dairy Cattle Farm

Dairy farm effluent consists of the manure and urine excreted in the milking shed and yards, mixed with the wash-down water used to remove the waste from these areas and concrete yard runoff following rainfall. Therefore, there is a need to study the charact

Market Structure of Local Fresh Beef and Imported Carabeef: A Pilot Study Among Consumer

Availability, price and consumer preferences play an important role in determining the local fresh beef market and imported frozen buffalo meat. The purpose of this study was to determine the structure of the local fresh beef markets and carabeefs imported a
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