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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00071668.2020.1864809
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.459-465


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.