GROWTH RATE AND CARCASS TRAITS IN THREE GENOTYPES OF CAPONS

@article{Teri2007GROWTHRA,
  title={GROWTH RATE AND CARCASS TRAITS IN THREE GENOTYPES OF CAPONS},
  author={D. Ter{\vc}i{\vc} and M. Brus and M. Volk and A. Holcman},
  journal={Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={503-509}
}
Growth performance and carcass characteristics of capons (castrated cockerels) from three breeds/strains locally presented in Slovenia and Austria were investigated. Growth and feed consumption data were collected for a 156-d and 199-d period, when randomly chosen animals were slaughtered and their carcasses dissected. The feed conversion rate in barred Prelux, Sulmtaler and Styrian capons for the whole growing period was 6.24 kg, 6.32 kg and 7.53 kg, respectively. Average body weight in barred… Expand
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