Effect of Digestible Fibre/starch Ratio and Animal Fat Level in Diets around Weaning on Mortality Rate of Rabbits

  • SOLER M. D, Blas E, CANO J. L, PASCUAL J. J, CERVERA C, FERNÁNDEZ-CARMONA J
  • Published 2004

Abstract

Ten experimental diets were formulated according a factorial design with 5 digestible fibre/starch ratios (0.75-0.84, 1.07-1.17, 1.57-1.66, 2.47-2.50 or 4.59-4.27, by replacing mainly wheat with beet pulp) and 2 levels of animal fat (3% or 6%). Four hundred young rabbits were fed on each diet from 17 to 42-day old and then switched to a commercial feed… (More)

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