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  • apparatus
  • A sample feeding apparatus includes a first cylinder, a second cylinder, and a sealing section. (patents.com)
  • A method and apparatus for decoding digital quadrature phase shift keying data includes converting and intermediate frequency signal from an analog signal to a digital signal and digitally processing the digital signal to detect and decode the digital quadrature phase shift keying and extract encoded data. (patentgenius.com)
  • group fed
  • Reliable investigation of the in vivo efficacy of mycotoxin deactivators requires well designed animal trials, including a negative control group fed basal diet, a positive control group exposed to diet contaminated with the mycotoxin of interest and one or more treatment groups receiving the contaminated diet plus feed additive. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • nucleic acid
  • To ensure that the methods employed in Foods Program laboratories meet the highest analytical performance standards, the Foods Program Regulatory Science Steering Committee (RSSC) here establishes criteria by which all analytical methods for targeted nucleic acid sequence-based analyses in food, feed, cosmetics, and veterinary products to be used in FDA laboratories shall be evaluated and validated. (fda.gov)
  • The invention also relates to nucleic acid molecules encoding anti-C3a Receptor antibodies, vectors and host cells containing these nucleic acids, and methods for producing the same. (highbeam.com)
  • Calves
  • One of the most important aspects of rearing calves is the colostrum-feeding routines and several studies have come to the same conclusion that the volume fed, quality of milk fed and when the calves are fed after parturition, are the three most important aspects. (slu.se)
  • being fed by a bottle compared to with an oesophageal tube (OT) or if the calves first were fed with a bottle and thereafter could suckle the dam during the first 24 hours after parturition. (slu.se)
  • The aim of this master thesis was to investigate the calves behaviour and management compared between the different feeding routines. (slu.se)
  • Number of 'attempts to feed' during the first feeding were significantly (p=0.004) lower for calves fed with an OT compared to both the other groups. (slu.se)
  • There was a tendency (p=0.07) that calves fed with an OT vocalized more during the first feeding. (slu.se)
  • No clear pattern was found for cross-sucking was found, however calves from the suckling group did not cross-suck at all during the 4th feeding. (slu.se)
  • During the 2nd to the 4th feedings the calves that had been fed with an OT during the first feeding were in average more resistant to feeding compared to the other groups. (slu.se)
  • It took least time in average for the first 4 feeding to feed calves from the suckling group and the most for the OT group. (slu.se)
  • This was partly due to the fact that calves in the suckling group were not fed on the 2nd feeding as they suckled the dam. (slu.se)
  • The animal feed may be used as a method of weaning young ruminants such as calves. (patents.com)
  • Roquette, Significance of Adding Neosorb Sorbitol to the Feed Ration of Calves and Young Bulls, pp. 1-24, 1988. (patents.com)
  • wherein
  • 2. The method of claim 1, wherein: said step of digitally processing the digital signal further comprises: detecting the phase difference between successive imaginary components of the Fast Fourier Transform data. (patentgenius.com)
  • 10. A method of feeding e-mail with calendar data, as per claim 9 , wherein said located event is the most recent meeting. (google.com)
  • 11. A method of feeding e-mail with calendar data, as per claim 9 , wherein said sending step uses an agent that is any of a mail, world wide web, chat, and FTP server. (google.com)
  • 12. A method for feeding e-mail with calendar data, as per claim 9 , wherein said calendar data is accessed locally or remotely via calendar access protocol (CAP). (google.com)
  • 2. The method of claim 1, wherein said fish comprise catfish. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 3. The method of claim 1, wherein said oxidizing agent is selected from the group consisting of alkali metal permanganates. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 4. The method of claim 1, wherein said fish comprise catfish, said oxidizing agent comprises a mixture containing not less than seventy-five percent potassium permanganate by weight, and the quantity of oxidizing agent initially introduced into the water of said impoundment is within the range of 1 to 10 pounds per acre foot of water contained within said impoundment. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • In detail, the method includes the steps of feeding back a subband channel quality indication (CQI) and a subband precoding matrix index (PMI), wherein a first subband size for the subband CQI and a second subband size for the subband PMI are set differently. (patents.com)
  • 3. The catheter retention device of claim 1 wherein the circumferences of said bore passing through said base element, said first retention ring bore and said second retention ring bore are substantially the same circumference as the outer perimeter of said feeding tube. (google.com)
  • 6. The catheter retention device of claim 5 wherein said bore in the base element and the first retention ring are situated to accommodate the feeding tube which has been bent approximately ninety degrees and is threadably insertable therethrough. (google.com)
  • 11. The catheter retention device of claim 11 wherein said feeding tube is one of a gastrostomy feeding tube or a jejunal feeding tube. (google.com)
  • 3. The method of claim 2 wherein the exterior mesh wrapping material is selected from the group consisting of plastic and biodegradable wrapping. (google.de)
  • 4. The method of claim 2 wherein the exterior casing material is selected from the group consisting of plastic, biopolymer films, and cardboard. (google.de)
  • 7. The method of claim 1 wherein the mold is provided as a two-piece assembly. (google.de)
  • 9. The method of claim 1 wherein the generally circular floor of the molded base is configured and arranged to define a downwardly open channel, wherein the opposite ends of the channel are defined by a pair of downwardly open notches in the wall, the channel having a center line disposed away from the center of the generally circular floor. (google.de)
  • additives
  • The primary aim of mixing feed additives for mycotoxin inactivation into feed is to reduce the bioavailability of the mycotoxin. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • The most straightforward approaches to assess the efficacy of both types of feed additives are to monitor changes in biomarkers of effects (which are, however, only available for some mycotoxins) or to compare the molar sum concentrations of the absorbed parent mycotoxin and its natural metabolites in the positive control- and in the treatment groups. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Whereas investigation of the suitability of binding agents relies on the reduction of the bioavailable parent mycotoxin, the products of enzymatic or microbial degradation serve as additional biomarkers for testing the suitability of feed additives based on enzymatic or microbial conversion in the GI tract of the animal. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • The biomarker of choice for testing the efficacy of feed additives is therefore the molar sum concentration of ZEN metabolites in urine, obtained either by direct analysis of the glucuronides or after hydrolysis with β-glucuronidase. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • Therefore, usually a combination of the fumonisin pattern in faeces as biomarker of exposure and the Sa/So ratio as a biomarker of effect is used to evaluate the efficacy of fumonisin inactivating feed additives. (allaboutfeed.net)
  • comprises
  • 1. A method of introducing dsRNA or DNA capable of producing dsRNA into a non-human animal which method comprises feeding said animal with a bacterial or yeast cell comprising an expression vector comprising two promoters oriented relative to a DNA sequence such that they are capable of initiating transcription of said DNA sequence to double stranded RNA upon binding of an appropriate transcription factor to said promoters. (epo.org)
  • The system comprises an elongated flexible tube with a pH measuring device positioned thereon, a monitoring device capable of processing pH signals to determine the position of the tube, and fluid feed control. (google.com)
  • Pathogens
  • The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) recently funded a study to be conducted by Kansas State University researchers to investigate using dust samples to monitor for swine pathogens in US feed mills. (farms.com)
  • At the same time, this research could possibly lead to development of centralized protocols for dust sampling that can be a convenient and cost-effective surveillance tool for feed-based pathogens. (farms.com)
  • bacteria
  • With formula feeding, "more types of microbes were present in the baby's gut, as well as an abundance of a group of bacteria called Lachnospiracae , which has been associated with infant overweight," notes study co-author Dr. Anita Kozyrskyj, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta. (allergen-nce.ca)
  • There is potential for the findings to lead to development of a diagnostic laboratory panel of assays where a single submitted swab of feed mill dust could be analyzed for multiple feed-based bacteria and viruses - a low-cost tool that could be used to help address feed safety. (farms.com)
  • trials
  • Scientists with the University of Saskatchewan, working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc, are in the midst of feeding trials to assess the value of fibre derived from wheat and oat straw in increasing satiety among group housed gestating sows to reduce the incidence of fighting over feed while helping maintain proper body condition. (swineweb.com)
  • Hygiene
  • However, there is an absence in the prior publications of providing a novel device providing an improved hygiene device for preparing animal feed as set forth hereinbelow. (google.com)
  • Frequency
  • A feeding period must occur over consecutive days, but a project has no restrictions on the number or frequency of feeding periods. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • A method of tuning a servo control system in a disk drive that implements seeks using a the feed-forward command effort signal u ffwd and a PES reference signal r that were designed to be compatible with one another on the basis of a modeled frequency response G 0 (z) that is different from an actual frequency response G(z). (google.com)
  • ruminants
  • When the attempt is made to adapt and feed ruminants diets containing no roughage, metabolic problems surface. (patents.com)
  • prove
  • Choosing the most appropriate feeding method for your dog may, however, prove to be troublesome given the different challenging factors such as your personal schedule as a pet owner or your dog's feeding preferences. (valheart.com)
  • The recurrence of this feeding method may, however, prove to be tiresome. (valheart.com)
  • supplements
  • Are you able to feed your beef cattle herd nitrate supplements as lick blocks replacing urea? (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • The methane emissions avoided by feeding the herd nitrates instead of urea are calculated using the Carbon Farming Initiative Beef Nitrates Calculator , which is published by the Department of the Environment and Energy .You may be able to earn Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) for the amount of methane emissions you avoid by feeding your cattle nitrate supplements instead of urea. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • The method and explanatory statement provide more information on the process of feeding nitrate supplements to reduce this risk. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • The project area must have been used to feed urea supplements to pasture-fed beef cattle at least once in the five years before the project begins. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • A project involves fully or partially replacing urea supplements with nitrate supplements in pasture-fed beef cattle. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • tube
  • The second cylinder is configured to move the first cylinder between a first position and a second position, the first position being for mounting of the sample tube, the second position being for feeding of a sample in the sample tube. (patents.com)
  • A study published this week in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing shows that families' perceptions, especially of the discomfort of tube feeding, leads to choosing IV over tube - despite the fact that tube feeding is usually the better choice, associated with better gut function and lower rates of infection. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Despite the benefits of tube feeding, we found a strong preference among families and older pediatric patients for IV feeding," says Kitty Montgomery, MS, RN, PCNS-BC, CPHON, the study's senior author and pediatric clinical nurse specialist at Children's Hospital Colorado, a clinical care partner of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Of 14 patients, all reported preferring IV feeding over tube feeding, for example saying, "I already had a port in for chemo, so we used that for TPN," and, "Tube feeding sounds disgusting and uncomfortable. (bio-medicine.org)
  • When nutrition support is needed, most health care teams suggest tube-feeding first. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Parents of pediatric cancer patients were much more evenly split between preference for tube feeding (41 percent) and IV feeding (59 percent), with the parents who preferred tube feeding frequently citing information about the procedure given by the treatment team as the reason for their choice. (bio-medicine.org)
  • We see now that the biggest barrier to tube feeding is perceived discomfort, so health care professionals may have better success with patients and parents by addressing that issue. (bio-medicine.org)
  • It is faster and better to "tube" a newborn lamb or kid than to try to feed from a teat and bottle . (premier1supplies.com)
  • This information will help teach you how to use the gravity method to feed yourself and take your medications through your percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), gastrostomy tube (GT), or nasogastric tube (NGT). (mskcc.org)
  • After you have your feeding tube placed, please call 212-639-6984 to schedule a follow-up appointment in the nutrition clinic. (mskcc.org)
  • A feeding tube will give you nutrients if you aren't able to get enough through eating and drinking, or if you can't swallow safely. (mskcc.org)
  • The gravity method is a type of feeding where formula flows out from your feeding bag and into your feeding tube by gravity. (mskcc.org)
  • You can take additional clear liquids through your feeding tube. (mskcc.org)
  • If you're admitted to the hospital and need tube feedings, your NP will contact your dietitian so that there's no change in your feeding schedule. (mskcc.org)
  • Sit up in a chair during your tube feeding. (mskcc.org)
  • If you're getting your tube feeding while in bed, use a wedge pillow to prop yourself up to at least 45 degrees (see Figure 1). (mskcc.org)
  • Don't set up or do your tube feeding in the bathroom. (mskcc.org)
  • time
  • Now, this is a preferable method if you have a predictable schedule which you abide by well enough to make it home by your dog's meal time. (valheart.com)
  • Scheduled feeding is applicable in two different versions: One, you can choose to control the time by putting an excess amount of food in the dog's bowl for ten to twenty minutes which is usually enough for it to feed, then you take away the remaining food. (valheart.com)
  • Secondly, you can just put a specific amount of food every time you feed the dog. (valheart.com)
  • During the first 4 feedings behaviours, time spent on feeding and amount fed were observed and analyzed. (slu.se)
  • The behavioural data, time spent on feeding and amount fed were analyzed with the Kruskal-Wallis test and birthweight were tested with the Shapiro-Wilk W test and analyzed with one-way ANOVA. (slu.se)
  • It took significantly less (p=0.05) time to feed the OT group during the first feeding and significantly less (p=0.05) time to feed the bottle group during the 2nd feeding. (slu.se)
  • There are both positive (control quantity fed, quality fed and time when being fed) and negative aspects (risk of injuring the oesophagus, the groove reflex is not triggered and stress) of using an OT. (slu.se)
  • The conclusion drawn was that no advantages of using an OT during the colostrum feeding were found in regard to ease of feeding, time spent on feeding and amount fed. (slu.se)
  • The time delay between corresponding portions of the first and second image signals are then used to determine the feed rate based upon the separation of the first and second sensors and the amount of time between corresponding portions of the first and second image signals. (osti.gov)
  • The method includes the introduction of an oxidizing agent to the water of the impoundment so as to achieve an immediate increase in the concentration of oxygen available to the fish for respiration, and the maintenance of the desired oxygen concentration over an extended period of time. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Lick blocks are made available to the herd over a specified time called a feeding period or nitrate supplementation period. (cleanenergyregulator.gov.au)
  • however
  • Frequently, however, a full grain bin means careless or indifferent feeding because no attempt is made to balance this ration properly. (gov.mb.ca)
  • However, this method has challenges of its own. (valheart.com)
  • Guidelines
  • We also provide links to the Method Development, Validation, and Implementation (MDVIP) guidelines of the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine (OFVM), as well as a list of methods currently undergoing validation. (fda.gov)
  • FVM programs currently have many methods that have been in use since before the implementation of the of the MDVIP guidelines in 2014. (fda.gov)
  • All methods following the current guidelines will be posted at regular intervals following final review, approval, and formatting. (fda.gov)
  • fluid
  • An improved system and method for enteric feeding of fluid material into a preselected portion of the gastro-intestinal tract of a patient is disclosed. (google.com)
  • vivo
  • A fast repetition rate fluorometer device and method for measuring in vivo fluorescence of phytoplankton or higher plants chlorophyll and photosynthetic parameters of phytoplankton or higher plants is revealed. (osti.gov)
  • less
  • In seasons of rust or frost, when wheat is shrunken, more should be ground and fed in mashes and less in the scratch feed. (gov.mb.ca)
  • Choose
  • Want to Choose the Best Feeding Method For Your Dog? (valheart.com)
  • The following are the available tips on how to choose the best feeding method for a dog, to help you figure out how best to feed your dog while considering the challenges in your lifestyle as a pet owner. (valheart.com)
  • In the end, whatever tips on how to choose the best feeding method for a dog you pick, do not forget to serve clean water with it at all times. (valheart.com)
  • advantages
  • Apart from the other advantages of this method which have mentioned above in the scheduled feeding category, this approach also controls the habit of begging at the dining table which as a pet owner you may have experienced. (valheart.com)
  • material
  • This is usually the most expensive feed material, but the one most likely to bring profitable results if properly used. (gov.mb.ca)
  • produce
  • Ruminant animals, as herbivores, survive and produce while feeding chiefly on grass or other roughage consisting of large amounts of cellulose. (patents.com)
  • risk
  • Transmission of SVA needs more research, including if feed plays a role, but this project will offer a look into prevalence and high-risk locations for SVA entry into the feed system, adding another piece of information about the virus. (farms.com)
  • These same tools and strategies can be employed to minimize the risk of Foreign Animal Disease (FAD) entry into feed mills - including for other viruses such as Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). (farms.com)
  • usually
  • Wheat usually is one of the best grains for poultry feeding, although a proportion of course grains in some form should always be included in the ration, along with wheat. (gov.mb.ca)
  • Search
  • Future plans include the addition of a search function, once additional methods have been uploaded or linked. (fda.gov)
  • water
  • I use green leaf, not that iceberg stuff, I learned that from feeding my Iguana that iceberg is basically just water and little nutrients. (kingsnake.com)
  • second
  • First and second sensors each having first and second sensing electrodes which are electrically isolated from the workpiece are positioned above, and in proximity to the desired surfaces of the workpiece along a feed path. (osti.gov)
  • First and second image signals representative of the contour of the workpiece along the feed path are developed by an image processor. (osti.gov)
  • quality
  • It is the poultry keeper's responsibility to market well-finished birds, and eggs of the best quality, in order to secure maximum returns in relation to feed and other costs. (gov.mb.ca)
  • Some of the methods will require evaluation of laboratory verification and quality control data before posting. (fda.gov)
  • normal
  • John Smillie, the Pant Manager at the Canadian Feed Research Centre at North Battleford, says the straw provides fibre to the sows but, because straw is light and fluffy, it doesn't lend itself to flow through a normal commercial feed processing system. (swineweb.com)