The Effects of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) powder on growth performance, carcass characteristics, antioxidant status, and blood metabolites in broiler chickens

@article{Sadeghi2016TheEO,
  title={The Effects of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) powder on growth performance, carcass characteristics, antioxidant status, and blood metabolites in broiler chickens},
  author={Ghorbanali Sadeghi and Ahmad Karimi and Foad Shafeie and Asaad Vaziry and Danial Farhadi},
  journal={Livestock Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={184},
  pages={35-40}
}
This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of Portulaca oleracea L. powder (POP) on growth performance, carcass characteristics, antioxidant status, and blood metabolites in broiler chickens. A total of 280 one-day-old male broiler chickens were randomly assigned to 5 treatments: corn-soya bean meal as the basal control diet and the basal diet containing 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, or 1.00% of POP. Each treatment consisted of 4 replicate pens with 14 broiler chickens per pen. The results… Expand
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