Dietary L-carnitine Improves Pulmonary Hypertensive Response in Broiler Chickens Subjected to Hypobaric Hypoxia

Abstract

The present study was conducted to examine the effects of L-carnitine on pulmonary hypertensive response in broiler chickens reared at high altitude and exposed to hypobaric hypoxia. A total of 192 day-old male broilers (Cobb 500) were randomly assigned to 4 treatments and 4 replicates of 12 chicks. A basal diet composed of mainly corn and soybean meal was… (More)

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