The Influence of Keeping Pheasants in Captivity vs. Nature on the Biological Value of Meat and its Use in Human Nutrition

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Tucak, Zvonimir; Štefica; Škrivanko, Mario; Periškić, Marin; Bošković, Ivica; Jumić, Vlado;
  • Publisher: Croatian Anthropological Society
  • Journal: Collegium antropologicum,volume 32,issue 3 (issn: 0350-6134)
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  • Subject: pheasants; breeding; animal nutrition; meat; biological value; human nutrition
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The life of game birds (pheasants) in nature is coupled with a number of difficulties in all seasons of the year. This refers to finding food, breeding, laying eggs, raising the young, fleeing from their natural enemies and lack of protection from unfavorable clim... View more
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