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Broiler breeders utilise body lipid as an energy source

  • 2012
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 42
M.K. Nonis & R.M. Gous Page: 369 - 378

The study was conducted to determine the extent to which broiler breeder hens could make use of excess body lipid reserves as a means of maintaining laying performance. The experiment was divided into two phases. In the first phase, the…

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The effect of dietary energy and protein during a breeding season of ostriches (Struthio camelus domesticus) on production the f

  • 2002
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 32
Z. Brand, T.S. Brand, C.R. Brown and S.J. van Schalkwyk Page: 226 - 230

In a study on ostrich nutrition that spanned three breeding seasons, we assessed the effect of different energy and protein levels in the previous breeding season on production in the following breeding season. During the first breeding season, groups of…

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