Chicken Research

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Conference for Backyard Chicken Owners, 5/2/2015



Using Chickens as a Model to Reduce Obesity in Children, 2/1/2018


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Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UT’s Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.


Recent Publications

Increasing Charcoal Efficiency for Brooding Broiler Chickens in Rural Rwanda.  Mihelic, R., E. R. Urban, T. Gill, M. O. Smith, and B. H. Voy.  2019.  African Journal of Poultry Farming, in press. [Abstract]

Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of Chicken Adipose Tissue: Dual Purpose Benefit for Human Obesity and Poultry Production Beckford, R, E. Tague, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  Current Metabolomics. [Abstract]

Lipolysis Rapidly Induces the Formation of N-acyl Amino Acids In Vivo C. Gibson, S. Zaver, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  The Obesity Society, T-P-3370; Obesity Week 2018. [Abstract]

In vivo evaluation of bile salt hydrolase inhibitors using broiler chicken.  Geng, W., and J. Lin.  2018.  American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.

Within-host diversity of colistin resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolated from chicken in China.  Li, X. P., J. Lin, et al.  2018.  Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease..

Development and evaluation of two live Salmonella-vectored vaccines for Campylobacter control in broiler chickens.  Lin, J., L. J. Adams, and X. Zeng.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Diseases.

Maternal Dietary Fish Oil Influences the Adipose Transcriptome in Offspring.  Mihelic, R, R. Beckford, M. Huff, M. E. Staton, S. Das, J. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  FASEB Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1_supplement April 2018. [Abstract]

Myofibrillar protein–curcumin nanocomplexes prepared at different ionic strengths to improve oxidative stability of marinated chicken meat products Wu, C., L. Li, Q. Zhong, R. Cai, P. Wang, X. Xu, G. Zhou, M. Han, Q. Liu, T. Hu, and T. Yin.  2018.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 99: 69-76.

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

Enriching the starter diet in fish oil reduces adipocyte size in broiler chicks Torchon, Emmanuelle, R. C. Beckford, S. Das, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Current Developments in Nutrition, November 2017, 1 (11) e001644. [Abstract]

Evaluation of bile salt hydrolase inhibitor as novel alternative to antibiotic growth promoters in chickens.  Geng, W., S. Joyce, C. Gahan, and J. Lin.  2016.  Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. December 4-6, Chicago.

Fasting rapidly increases fatty acid oxidation in white adipose tissue of young broiler chickens Voy, B. H., E. Torchon, R. Ray, M. Hulver, and R. McMillan.  2016.  Adipocyte. [Abstract]