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The bioavailability of four zinc oxide sources and zinc sulphate in broiler chickens

Veldkamp, T.; Diepen, van, J.T.M.; Bikker, P.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Wageningen UR Livestock Research
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Zinc is an essential trace element for all farm animal species. It is commonly included in animal diets as zinc oxide, zinc sulphate or organically bound zinc. Umicore Zinc Chemicals developed zinc oxide products with different mean particle sizes. Umicore Zinc Chemicals requested Wageningen UR Livestock Research to determine the bioavailability of four zinc oxide sources and zinc sulphate in broiler chickens. A precise estimate of the bioavailability of zinc sources is required both for fulfilling the zinc requirements of the animal and to reduce zinc excretion in excreta and the environment.
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free text keywords: vleeskuikens, biologische beschikbaarheid, zink, belgiƫ, voedingsstoffenbehoeften, excretie, excreten, landbouw en milieu, pluimveevoeding, pluimveehouderij, wetenschappelijk onderzoek, Samenstelling en kwaliteit van diervoeders, Dierhouderij en omgeving, Pluimvee, broilers, bioavailability, zinc, belgium, nutrient requirements, excretion, excreta, agriculture and environment, poultry feeding, poultry farming, scientific research, Feed Composition and Quality, Animal Husbandry and Environment, Poultry
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