Effect and interactions of dietary sodium and chloride on broiler starter performance (hatching to twenty-eight days of age) under subtropical summer conditions.

@article{Mushtaq2005EffectAI,
  title={Effect and interactions of dietary sodium and chloride on broiler starter performance (hatching to twenty-eight days of age) under subtropical summer conditions.},
  author={Tahira Mushtaq and Muhammad Sarwar and Haq Nawaz and Muhammad Aslam Mirza and Taseer Ahmad},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 11},
  pages={1716-22}
}
One-day-old Starbro male broiler chicks (n = 360) were used to determine the effect of increasing levels of Na+ and Cl- above the NRC (1994) recommendations for growing broilers diets (hatching to 28 d) in extremely hot weather. The average maximum and minimum temperatures recorded were 39 and 32 degrees C, respectively. An average relative humidity was 58… CONTINUE READING