First week nutrition for broiler chickens : effects on growth, metabolic status, organ development, and carcass composition

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Lamot, David;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wageningen University
  • Subject: Fysiologie van de diervoeding | karkassamenstelling | voedingsfysiologie | metabolisme | Poultry | animal nutrition | groei | poultry feeding | carcass composition | voer | nutrition physiology | pluimveevoeding | vleeskuikens | broilers | feeds | diervoeding | growth | metabolism | Animal Nutrition Physiology | Pluimvee
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

<p>During the first week of life, broiler chickens undergo various developmental changes that are already initiated during incubation. Ongoing development of organs such as the gastro- intestinal tract and the immune system may affect the nutritional requirements during... View more
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    Nutrient Basal diet1 Type2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 14 21 Ref.3 N Wheat-SBM F, M - 0.79 0.75 0.66 0.64 0.56 0.59 0.60 0.57 3 Sorghum-SBM F, M - - 0.76 - 0.66 - 0.61 0.64 - 3 Corn-SBM F, M - 0.82 0.76 0.72 0.67 0.70 0.63 0.62 0.63 3 Corn-SBM I, M - - - 0.78 - - 0.80 0.9 0.93 2 Starch Wheat-SBM F, D - - - - 0.95 - 0.90 0.97 - 3 Sorghum-SBM F, D - - - - 0.95 - 0.92 0.97 - 3 Corn-SBM F, D - - - - 0.96 - 0.94 0.98 - 3 Corn-SBM F, D 0.93 0.93 - - 0.97 0.99 0.99 1 Corn-SBM I, D - - - 0.85 - - 0.82 0.85 0.83 2 Fat Wheat-SBM F, D - - - - 0.62 - 0.42 0.76 - 3 Sorghum-SBM F, D - - - - 0.52 - 0.43 0.76 - 3 Corn-SBM F, D - - - - 0.69 - 0.65 0.78 - 3 Corn-SBM F, D 0.61 0.58 - - 0.59 0.74 0.73 1 1SBM = soybean meal. 2Determination type can be either ileal (I) or fecal (F) digestibility (D) or metabolizability (M). 3Reference: 1. Batal and Parsons (2002b), 2. Noy and Sklan (1995), 3. Thomas et al. (2008).

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