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Productive performance, eggshell quality, and eggshell ultrastructure of laying hens fed diets supplemented with organic trace minerals.
This study was carried out with the purpose of evaluating the effect of supplementing hens' diets with trace minerals from inorganic or organic sources on the productive performance, eggshellExpand
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Starch digestibility, energy utilization, and growth performance of broilers fed corn-soybean basal diets supplemented with enzymes.
A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary α-amylase and β-xylanase supplementation of corn-soy diets, formulated with or without supplemental phytase, on growth performance, energyExpand
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Apparent metabolizable energy of by‐products from the soybean oil industry for broilers: acidulated soapstock, glycerin, lecithin, and their mixture
ABSTRACT A study was conducted to determine the AMEn contents of fat by‐products from the soybean oil industry for broiler chickens. A total of 390 slow‐feathering Cobb × Cobb 500 male broilers wereExpand
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Energy and nutrient utilisation of maize-soy diet supplemented with a xylanase-β-glucanase complex from Talaromyces versatilis
Abstract A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of supplementing maize-soy diets with a commercial xylanase-β-glucanase complex [β-xylanase, 1,3(4)-β-glucanase, and 1,4-β-glucanase] on growthExpand
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Energy and nutrient utilisation of broilers fed soybean meal from two different Brazilian production areas with an exogenous protease
Abstract A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of an exogenous protease added to diets having soybean meal (SBM) from two geographic areas in Brazil (South or North). Evaluation was conductedExpand
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Digestible lysine requirements of male broilers from 1 to 42 days of age reassessed
Three experiments were conducted separately to estimate the digestible Lys (dig. Lys) requirements of Cobb × Cobb 500 male broilers using different statistical models. For each experiment, 1,200Expand
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Iron requirements of broiler breeder hens
ABSTRACT A study was conducted to investigate Fe requirements of broiler breeders. One‐hundred‐fifty‐six Cobb 500 broiler breeder hens were individually placed in electrostatically painted cages atExpand
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Energy and nutrient utilization of broiler chickens fed corn-soybean meal and corn-based diets supplemented with xylanase.
A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of increased levels of a β-xylanase on energy and nutrient utilization of broiler chickens fed corn-soy diets. A total of 480 slow feathering Cobb × CobbExpand
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Technical note: Evaluation of markers for estimating duodenal digesta flow and ruminal digestibility: Acid detergent fiber, sulfuric acid detergent lignin, and n-alkanes.
The amount of digesta flowing to the duodenum is a relevant measurement for the evaluation of nutrient supply to ruminants, which is usually estimated in animals fitted with a duodenal T-type cannulaExpand
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Effects of energy, α-amylase, and β-xylanase on growth performance of broiler chickens
Abstract A study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary α-amylase and β-xylanase, in single or combined supplementation, on growth performance of broiler chickens fed maize-soy diets. AExpand
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