Animal Hygiene
Food safety and sanitation practices survey in very small halal and non-halal beef slaughterhouses in the United States

Omar Al-Mahmood

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 June 2022

Abstract
  To determine the level of food safety and sanitation practices and make comparisons between very small halal and non-halal beef slaughterhouses in the United States, we conducted two web-based surveys by using a similar questionnaire and similar data collection methods. Among the 80 halal slaughterhouses ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Molecular identification of Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli (DEC) isolated from meat and meat products

Raad A. Al-Sanjary; Yousra Abdulrazaq Abdlla; Raad Abdulghany Al-Sanjary

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 June 2022

Abstract
  The aim of study is to diagnose diarrheagenic Escherichia coli from meat and their products by conventional polymerase chain reaction technique using uidA gene for confirmation the bacterial isolated as E. coli and used multiplex PCR technique to detect the virulence genes of these bacteria by using ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Molecular Identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in meat at Mosul city retails using PCR technique

Ibrahim mohamed Tahr; Muntaha Ghazi Hasan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 July 2022

Abstract
  Pseudomonas are recognized as a unique meat spoiling organisms , the proliferation of these spoilage organisms might influence the organoleptic qualities of meat and meat quality , therefore the current investigation is being carried out to detect pseudomonas associated with meat displayed in Mosul city ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from broiler carcasses in Mosul city

Omar H. Sheet; Saba A. Hussein; Aamer Y. Al-Chalaby

Volume 35, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 489-493

Abstract
  Staphylococcus (S.) aureus is deemed as one of the main pathogens in human and animals. S. aureus can produce various toxins that usually implicated in food poisoning. S. aureus could possess the mecA gene, which is the principle cause of β-lactam antibiotics resistance, particularly methicillin-resistant ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Detection of multiple presence of antibiotic residues in slaughtered sheep at Duhok abattoir, Iraq

Shireen A. Yousif; Dhyaa Mohammad Taher Jwher

Volume 35, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 49-55

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to investigate the presence and/or multi-presence of tetracycline, penicillin G, streptomycin, and gentamicin residues in slaughtered sheep carcasses at Duhok abattoir using ELISA technique. Eighty-eight samples were collected from different sites of twenty-two sheep carcasses. ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
The impact of storage duration and conditions on the formation of biogenic amines and microbial content in poultry meat

Shamail Abdulaali Saewa; Zaid Khalaf Khidhir; mustafa hamza Al Bayati

Volume 35, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 183-188

Abstract
   This research was conducted to estimate the safety of breast and thigh meat (Ross 308) stored in refrigeration and freezing for different periods (0, 3 and 6) and (0, 15 and 30) days, respectively (total samples 12). High pH found in the 6th day of refrigeration storage for thigh meat; 6.414, while ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Detection of the origin of animal species in kebab meat using mitochondrial DNA based -polymerase chain reaction (mtDNA-PCR)

Khulod Ibraheem Hassan; Bana Azad Mohamed Ali; Naska Abdulkadir Mohammed

Volume 33, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 39-43

Abstract
  Adulteration and incorrect labeling of meat products became a matter of great concerns of religious, economical, legal and medical aspects. Among meat products, kebab is considered one of the most favorable in Iraq, which makes it prone to adulteration. This study was carried out to evaluate the quality ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Effect of ground flaxseed on the carcass characteristics of Karadi male lambs

Chowman A. Omar; Awat N. Yousif; Muhammad K. Arif; Hemn G. Zahir

Volume 33, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 93-98

Abstract
  To investigate the effect of dietary supplementation of Ground Flaxseed (GF) on performance and carcass characteristics of Karadi male lambs. Flaxseed was used in feeding period that lasted for 90 days using twelve ram Karadi lambs, at 6 months old, which divided into 3 equal groups (4 rams/group). The ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Application of species-specific polymerase chain reaction technique depending on cytochrome b gene for beef authentication

E.A. Younis; R.A. Al-Sanjary

Volume 26, Suppl. III , September 2012, , Pages 193-196

Abstract
  The study was conducted on imported beef meat (Indian, Brazilian and Australian), and spacement of minced beef meat (Al-jnobi, Al-sharabi) and Al-frezian collected from local grocery stores for beef authentication to differentiate them from others meats in order to protect consumer economically through ...  Read More

Animal Hygiene
Effect of Stymulan Cattle® feed additive on production and carcass traits in calves

A. k. Nasser; N. M. Abdullah; N. Y. Abou

Volume 26, Suppl. III , September 2012, , Pages 289-294

Abstract
  The feeding trial was conducted on twelve (14-18 month old) Sharabi calves of 184 kg mean body weight. The calves were randomly divided into three groups of equal number. The first group was fed a standard concentrate ration containing 16.3% crude protein and 2.8 Mcal/kg, the second and the third groups ...  Read More