Rate of food passage (transit time) as influenced by level of supplemental fat.

@article{Mateos1982RateOF,
  title={Rate of food passage (transit time) as influenced by level of supplemental fat.},
  author={G G Mateos and Jennifer Sell and John Eastwood},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1982},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={94-100}
}
An experiment involving 35 White Leghorn hens was conducted to study the influence of graded levels of supplemental yellow grease on rate of food passage (transit time). Seven experimental diets (0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30% supplemental fat) were formulated. Transit time was determined by utilizing either Cr2O3 or 144Ce as indicators. First appearance of the markers in the excreta and percentages of the markers ingested that were recovered in excreta 10 hr after feeding were criteria used to… CONTINUE READING

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