A comparison of the amounts of energy and nitrogen voided as excreta by cockerels housed over trays or fitted with harnesses and plastic collection bags.

@article{Sibbald1987ACO,
  title={A comparison of the amounts of energy and nitrogen voided as excreta by cockerels housed over trays or fitted with harnesses and plastic collection bags.},
  author={I R Sibbald and Mark S. Wolynetz},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1987},
  volume={66 12},
  pages={1987-94}
}
Three experiments using adult Single Comb White Leghorn cockerels were made to compare the amounts of energy and nitrogen voided as excreta when collected either in plastic bags held in place by harnesses (H) or on trays placed below the wire-floored cages (T). In the first experiment, previously fasted birds were given, by intubation into the crop, 30 g of… CONTINUE READING