Avian Research Centre

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broiler chickens Agriculture & Biology
diet Agriculture & Biology
birds Agriculture & Biology
digestibility Agriculture & Biology
phytases Agriculture & Biology
growth performance Agriculture & Biology
metabolizable energy Agriculture & Biology
nutrients Agriculture & Biology

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Photo of Jos Houdijk

Jos Houdijk

Person: Academic contract that is research only

Photo of Farina Khattak

Farina Khattak

Person: Academic contract that is research only

Photo of Victoria Sandilands

Victoria Sandilands

Person: Academic contract that is both teaching and research


Projects 2015 2023

Research Output 1989 2019

Changes in the ileal, but not fecal, microbiome in response to increased dietary protein level and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli exposure in pigs

Pollock, J., Hutchings, MR., Hutchings, K., Gally, D. & Houdijk, JGM., 19 Jul 2019, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
2 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of different levels of tryptophan on productive performance, egg quality, blood biochemistry, and caecal microbiota of hens housed in enriched colony cages under commercial stocking density

Khattak, FM. & Helmbrecht, A., 1 May 2019, In : Poultry Science. 98, 5, p. 2094-2104 11 p., pey562.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

blood chemistry
egg quality
stocking rate

Evaluation of the nutritive value of legume alternatives to soybean meal for broiler chickens

Olukosi, OA., Walker, RL. & Houdijk, JGM., 27 Jun 2019, In : Poultry Science. pez374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

soybean meal
nutritive value
broiler chickens

Activities 2000 2000

  • 1 Invited talk

Mechanisms of myopathies in the domestic fowl: actions of vitamin E

Dale Sandercock (Speaker)
6 Nov 20009 Nov 2000

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk