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Effects of sex on carcass composition and physicochemical, textural and rheological properties of meat from grey partridge

  • 2021
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 51
K. Włodarczyk, D. Kokoszyński, M. Saleh, M. Kotowicz & P.D. Wasilewski Page: 647 - 656

The study aimed to determine the effects of sex on bodyweight (BW) and dimensions, carcass weight, dressing percentage, percentage of carcass components, chemical composition, mineral content, acidity and electrical conductivity of the breast and leg muscles of grey partridges (Perdix…

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Partial replacement of DL-Methionine and methionine hydroxy analogue with betaine in diets for broiler chickens

  • 2021
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 51
L. Silva, B.S. Vieira, L.D. Castilha, S.E. Takahashi, A.S. Avila, C. Souza, P.S. Cella, J. Broch & R.V. Nunes Page: 533 - 541

The study evaluated the effects on the growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens of DL-Methionine (DL-Met) and methionine hydroxy analogue (MHA) supplementation and their partial replacement with betaine (Bet). Two experiments were performed from day 1 to 21…

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Carcass, physicochemical and sensory characteristics of meat from genetic reserve ducks after two reproductive seasons

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 50
D. Kokoszyński, Z. Bernacki, M. Biegniewska, M. Saleh, K. Stęczny, R. Zwierzyński, M. Kotowicz, M. Sobczak, J. Żochowska-Kujawska, P.D. Wasilewski, T. Bucek & M. Kmiecik Page: 55 - 68

The aim of  the  study  was  to  compare  carcass  composition  and  meat  quality  of i) Pekin ducks of French origin (P9), ii) crosses of wild mallard and Pekin duck (K2), and iii) crosses of Khaki Campbell drakes and Orpington Fauve…

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Characteristics of carcass and non-carcass components of lambs fed diets containing silages of forages adapted to the semi-arid environment

  • 2019
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 49
F.S. Campos, G.G.P. Carvalho, E.M. Santos, G.G.L. Araújo, G.C. Gois, R.A. Rebouças, A.L.R. Magalhães, J.S. Oliveira, T.V. Voltolini, B.M.A. Carvalho & A.F. Perazzo Page: 119 - 130

 The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of diets containing silages of forages that are adapted to the semi-arid environment on the characteristics of the carcass and of non-carcass components of 32 mixed-breed lambs at approximately six…

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Sugar as an energy source for growing ducklings

  • 1989
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 19
M.D. Olver Page: 81 - 83

An experiment was conducted to determine whether sugar could successfully be incorporated into feeds for ducklings in the period 0 to 7 weeks of age. Five dietary treatments, with sugar content ranging from 0 to 400 g kg-1 were fed…

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Growth performance and carcass characteristics of three Ethiopian goat breeds fed grainless diets varying in concentrate to roug

  • 2007
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 37
Ameha Sebsibe, N.H. Casey, W.A. van Niekerk, Azage Tegegne and R.J. Coertze Page: 221 - 232

Growth and carcass characteristics of three Ethiopian goat breeds, the Afar, Central Highland (CHG) and Long-eared Somali (LES) were evaluated using three grainless diets varying in concentrate:roughage ratios (diet 1 was 50:50, diet 2, 65:35 and diet 3, 80:20) under…

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