Caponization and testosterone implantation effects on blood lipid and lipoprotein profile in male chickens.


To understand the role of lipid metabolism in increasing body fat accumulation after caponization of male chickens, trials were conducted to determine the effects of levels of testosterone implantation on lipoprotein composition. Male chickens were caponized at 12 wk and selected at 16 wk for a 10-wk feeding experiment. Fifteen male and 15 caponized (capon… (More)

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