Effect of canthaxanthin content of the maternal diet on the antioxidant system of the developing chick

@article{Surai2003EffectOC,
  title={Effect of canthaxanthin content of the maternal diet on the antioxidant system of the developing chick},
  author={A P Surai and Peter F Surai and Wolfgang Steinberg and Wendy Wakeman and Brian K. Speake and N. H. C. Sparks},
  journal={British Poultry Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={44},
  pages={612 - 619}
}
1. Effects of canthaxanthin supplementation of the maternal diet on the antioxidant system of the developing chick were investigated. 2. Three hundred and twenty female broiler breeder birds were housed in one of 4 controlled environment rooms with 3 replicates for all treatments, with the exception of the control treatment of which there were 4 replicates. All birds received one of 5 diets: control low xanthophyll diet, or the same diet supplemented with 3, 6, 12 or 24 mg/kg canthaxanthin in… 

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