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Acute interstitial pneumonia in feedlot cattle: effects of feeding feather meal or vitamin E.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17479779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We evaluated the effects of feeding 1.5% cysteine-rich feather meal or 550 IU of vitamin E for 40 d before slaughter on the rates of death and emergency slaughter due to acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP) in commercial feedlots. Blood and lung tissue were collected at slaughter from 83 animals clinically diagnosed with AIP, 40 asymptomatic penmates, and 40 heifers receiving either feather meal (20) or vitamin E (20); the left lung was subsampled for histologic examination. Blood and lung tissue were analyzed for thiol adducts of 3-methyleneindolenine (3ME) and reduced glutathione. Supplementation with feather meal or vitamin E had no effect on the rates of death and emergency slaughter attributable to AIP and did not influence the levels of 3ME or reduced glutathione in blood or lung tissue. Although supplementation with greater amounts of feather meal or vitamin E may have been necessary to significantly affect factors related to feedlot AIP, increased supplementation would be uneconomical for commercial feedlots, given the relatively low incidence of AIP.
Authors:
Kim Stanford; Tim A McAllister; Mejid Ayroud; Tammy M Bray; Garold S Yost
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche vétérinaire     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0830-9000     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Vet. Res.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-07     Completed Date:  2007-06-18     Revised Date:  2013-06-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607793     Medline TA:  Can J Vet Res     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Lethbridge, Alberta. kim.stanford@gov.ab.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Alberta / epidemiology
Animal Feed
Animals
Cattle
Cattle Diseases / blood,  mortality,  pathology,  prevention & control*
Feathers*
Female
Glutathione / analysis,  blood
Lung / metabolism,  pathology
Lung Diseases, Interstitial / mortality,  pathology,  prevention & control,  veterinary*
Vitamin E / administration & dosage*
Vitamins / administration & dosage*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
HL13645/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vitamins; 1406-18-4/Vitamin E; 70-18-8/Glutathione
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