Daily oxygen supplementation to the incubator at different stages of embryonic development alters the activity of antioxidant enzymes in the lung tissue of broiler chicks at a high altitude

Babacanoglu E., Guller U.

BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE, vol.62, no.3, pp.459-465, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00071668.2020.1864809
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.459-465
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


1. Pulmonary hypertension, associated with mitochondrial function in the lung tissue of broilers, can occur at hypoxic high altitudes. The present research examined the impacts of O-2 supplementation at different embryonic stages on broiler organ development and antioxidant enzyme activities.