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Impact of transportation duration on stress responses in day-old chicks from young and old breeders

Leonie Jacobs, Evelyne Delezie, Luc Duchateau UGent, Klara Goethals UGent, Bart Ampe UGent, Johan Buyse and Frank Tuyttens UGent (2017) RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE. 112. p.172-176
abstract
The aim of this study was to assess the interaction effect of transportation duration and parental age on physiological stress responses and quality in day-old chicks. After hatch, 3240 chicks from either 29-week old (young) or 60-week old (old) broiler breeders were transported for 1.5 h (short) or 11 h (long). Thereafter, 228 chicks were assessed for quality and blood plasma was assayed for corticosterone (CORT), lactate, glucose, and thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances (TBARS, increased concentrations can indicate oxidative stress). No interaction effects of parental age and transportation duration were found (all P > 0.10). Chicks from young breeders showed higher CORT levels (P = 0.007) and were of higher quality (Tona method, P < 0.001) than those from old breeders. After long transportation, chicks showed increased CORT (P < 0.001) and lower TBARS levels (P < 0.001) compared to after short transportation. No evidence was provided that long transportation differently affected the quality or stress responses of chicks from breeder flocks of two ages.
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GALLUS-GALLUS-DOMESTICUS, BROILER-CHICKENS, OXIDATIVE STRESS, LIPID, PEROXIDES, AGE, CORTICOSTERONE, QUALITY, WELFARE, EMBRYOS, GROWTH, Animal welfare, Day-old broiler chick, Parental flock age, Physiology, Stress, Transportation
journal title
RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE
Res. Vet. Sci.
volume
112
pages
172 - 176
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Article
Web of Science id
000403860900027
ISSN
0034-5288
1532-2661
DOI
10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.04.015
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English
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8537980
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-8537980
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2017-11-19 21:45:55
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to assess the interaction effect of transportation duration and parental age on physiological stress responses and quality in day-old chicks. After hatch, 3240 chicks from either 29-week old (young) or 60-week old (old) broiler breeders were transported for 1.5 h (short) or 11 h (long). Thereafter, 228 chicks were assessed for quality and blood plasma was assayed for corticosterone (CORT), lactate, glucose, and thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances (TBARS, increased concentrations can indicate oxidative stress). No interaction effects of parental age and transportation duration were found (all P {\textrangle} 0.10). Chicks from young breeders showed higher CORT levels (P = 0.007) and were of higher quality (Tona method, P {\textlangle} 0.001) than those from old breeders. After long transportation, chicks showed increased CORT (P {\textlangle} 0.001) and lower TBARS levels (P {\textlangle} 0.001) compared to after short transportation. No evidence was provided that long transportation differently affected the quality or stress responses of chicks from breeder flocks of two ages.},
  author       = {Jacobs, Leonie and Delezie, Evelyne and Duchateau, Luc and Goethals, Klara and Ampe, Bart and Buyse, Johan and Tuyttens, Frank},
  issn         = {0034-5288},
  journal      = {RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE},
  keyword      = {GALLUS-GALLUS-DOMESTICUS,BROILER-CHICKENS,OXIDATIVE STRESS,LIPID,PEROXIDES,AGE,CORTICOSTERONE,QUALITY,WELFARE,EMBRYOS,GROWTH,Animal welfare,Day-old broiler chick,Parental flock age,Physiology,Stress,Transportation},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {172--176},
  title        = {Impact of transportation duration on stress responses in day-old chicks from young and old breeders},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.04.015},
  volume       = {112},
  year         = {2017},
}

Chicago
Jacobs, Leonie, Evelyne Delezie, Luc Duchateau, Klara Goethals, Bart Ampe, Johan Buyse, and Frank Tuyttens. 2017. “Impact of Transportation Duration on Stress Responses in Day-old Chicks from Young and Old Breeders.” Research in Veterinary Science 112: 172–176.
APA
Jacobs, Leonie, Delezie, E., Duchateau, L., Goethals, K., Ampe, B., Buyse, J., & Tuyttens, F. (2017). Impact of transportation duration on stress responses in day-old chicks from young and old breeders. RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE, 112, 172–176.
Vancouver
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Jacobs L, Delezie E, Duchateau L, Goethals K, Ampe B, Buyse J, et al. Impact of transportation duration on stress responses in day-old chicks from young and old breeders. RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE. 2017;112:172–6.
MLA
Jacobs, Leonie, Evelyne Delezie, Luc Duchateau, et al. “Impact of Transportation Duration on Stress Responses in Day-old Chicks from Young and Old Breeders.” RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE 112 (2017): 172–176. Print.