Effect of season and location on the crop contents of local and improved scavenging hens in northern Vietnam

@article{Minh2006EffectOS,
  title={Effect of season and location on the crop contents of local and improved scavenging hens in northern Vietnam},
  author={Do Viet Minh and Jan Erik Lindberg and Brian Ogle},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={121-129}
}
An experiment was carried out to determine the effects of season (dry and rainy), location (lowland and highland villages) and breed (local and improved) on the amount and physical and chemical composition of the scavenged feed. This was done by crop content analysis of a total of 192 Ri (local) and 192 Luongphuong (LP, improved) hens at 20 weeks of age. The mean fresh weights of the crop contents were 16.9 and 33.3 g, for the dry and rainy seasons, respectively (p < 0.001), 24.3 and 25.9 g… CONTINUE READING

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