Studies on the etiology of tibial dyschondroplasia in chickens.

Abstract

Experiments have been conducted to obtain information on the cause of tibial dyschondroplasia in chickens. All studies were conducted with corn-soybean meal practical-type diets and chicks from 1 day to 3 or 4 weeks of age. A high calcium and low phosphorus content of the diet and a wide calcium:phosphorus ratio in the diet decrease the incidence of tibial… (More)

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