Pat B. Hamilton

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Broiler breeder hens were fed diets amended with 0 and 10 mg/kg (Trial 1) or 0, 0.2, 1, or 5 mg/kg (Trial 2) of aflatoxin (AF). Fertile eggs collected during 14 d of AF feeding were examined for AF residues. Various immunological endpoints were examined in chicks hatched from these eggs. Eggs collected at 7 d of AF feeding (Trial 1) had 0.15 to 0.48 ng/g of(More)
Young broiler chickens were fed from hatching until 3 weeks of age with a white corn-soy diet amended with varying amounts of lutein diester to supply 0, 5, 10, 20, 40, and 80 micrograms free lutein/g diet. The lutein diester was added as a stabilized, microencapsulated extract of marigold (Tagetes erecta) petals. The concentrations of lutein diester,(More)