Restricted feeding and broiler performance: age at initiation and length of restriction.

@article{Ballay1992RestrictedFA,
  title={Restricted feeding and broiler performance: age at initiation and length of restriction.},
  author={M Ballay and E. A. Dunnington and Walter B. Gross and Paul B Siegel},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1992},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={440-7}
}
Broiler cockerels were provided either ad libitum access or restricted to alternate-day access to feed initiated at different ages and lasting for different durations. Regimens consisted of ad libitum feeding; alternate-day feeding; alternate-day feeding from 0 to 6, 6 to 12, or 12 to 18 days of age (DOA); alternate-day feeding from 0 to 12, 0 to 6, and 12 to 18, or 6 to 18 DOA; and alternate-day feeding from 0 to 18 DOA. By 39 DOA, chicks restricted for only one 6-day period reached body… CONTINUE READING