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Nutritive value of full-fat dehulled sunflower seeds in diets for broiler chickens

  • 2021
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 51
E. Sosa-Montes, U. Martínez-Martínez, A. Pro-Martínez, F. González-Cerón, J. Gallegos-Sánchez & L.T. Rodríguez-Ortega Page: 542 - 549

The goal of this research was to evaluate the nutritive value of full-fat de-hulled sunflower seeds (DHSS) in feeding broiler chickens. Three experiments were conducted. Experiment 1 determined the proximal analysis of DHSS, the essential amino acid content, and apparent…

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Effects of vitamin B6 and tryptophan on pork quality and amount of lean meat in gilts of 70–100 kg bodyweight

  • 2018
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 48
L.D. Castilha, L.A.C. Esteves, L.P. Bonagurio, L.M.D. Huepa, M.R. Fachinello, M.S.S. Pozza, A.C. Furlan & P.C. Pozza Page: 535 - 544

Supplementary tryptophan in pig diets has shown improvement in carcass traits and pork quality by reducing the animals' response to stress at slaughter. Vitamin B6 could enhance this response since it acts as an enzymatic cofactor of many tryptophan pathways.…

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