The effect of chronic lead intoxication in mature chickens.

@article{Mazliah1989TheEO,
  title={The effect of chronic lead intoxication in mature chickens.},
  author={Jacob Mazliah and S. E Lopez Barron and Ephraim Bental and Ilya Reznik},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          566-70
        }
}
  • Jacob Mazliah, S. E Lopez Barron, +1 author Ilya Reznik
  • Published in Avian diseases 1989
  • Biology, Medicine
  • In a study of chronic lead intoxication in mature chickens, blood lead levels were significantly lower in hens than in roosters receiving the same oral dose of lead. It was then shown that eggshells from lead-treated hens contained 6-12 times the lead concentration of eggshells from control hens. Similarly, the lead content of egg yolks from treated hens was significantly higher than yolks from controls. Lead-treated hens laid significantly more eggs during the period of observation of nearly 3… CONTINUE READING

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