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"Experientia docet" - Experience is the best teacher

Simulated natural lighting and constant 14-hour photoperiods for broiler breeders during the rearing period, and interactions of

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 35
P.D. Lewis, M. Ciacciariello, M. Nonis and R.M. Gous Page: 1 - 12

Spring-hatched broiler breeders housed in non-lightproof facilities are frequently maintained on long daylengths to prevent precocity, but controlled-feeding and delayed dissipation of photorefractoriness retard sexual maturation. Trials were conducted to determine the appropriate growth for birds maintained on 14-h photoperiods,…

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