Japanese quail


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Japanese quail

n.
A widely domesticated Asian quail (Coturnix japonica), often raised for meat and eggs. Also called coturnix.
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13) Nephrotoxicity has been reported with the administration of flunixin meglumine in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) (11) and in northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) (9) and with diclofenac in vultures (Gyps species), (14,15) broiler chickens16 domestic pigeons (Columba livia), (16) Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), (16) and common mynas (Acridotheres tristis).
The present study investigated the effects of different high-fat diets (composed of animal fat and vegetable oils with different fatty acid profiles) on glucose tolerance and serum uric acid, triglyceride, cholesterol, total protein, albumin, aspartate transaminase (AST), and total bilirubin concentrations as metabolic markers of health in male, Japanese quail.
On the other hand, as in this study, Saricicek, Kilic, and Garipoglu (2005) found no difference in performance when used up to 25% replacement of soybean meal with canola meal in Japanese quail diet.
Japanese quail, gain in body weight, mortality, hen-day egg production and food conversion increased with rise in cage space per layer.
Effect of organic acid blend (Aciflex(r)) on total feed intake (g), total water intake, and total weight gain of Japanese quail.
The pathological variations including comprised swollen granular cytoplasm, cloudy swelling and degenerating nuclei in epithelial cells of renal tubules were observed in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix Japanica) and in young chickens after the introduction of 75 mg/Kg Cd and 700 ppm Cd, respectively [17,24].
Conley and Blem (1978) found that Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), when offered a variety of seeds for the first time, quickly selected or rejected seeds to maintain a constant body weight.
Osman, [5] reported the effect of thyme and garlic essential oils and their combination on the performance of Japanese Quail, growth digestibility, carcass traits hematological indices, they conclusion of the research indicated that Thyme oil and garlic had showed improvement on growing Japanese Quail performance, increased the antioxidant level and promote immune health.
The Coturnix, also known as Japanese quail, was imported to North America in the early 1800s from Europe and Asia.
We have chosen two species well suited to study vocal interactions in a social network: a galliform, the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and a songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata).

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