The effect of clenbuterol supplementation on growth performance and on plasma hormone and metabolite levels of broilers.

@article{Buyse1991TheEO,
  title={The effect of clenbuterol supplementation on growth performance and on plasma hormone and metabolite levels of broilers.},
  author={Johan Buyse and Eddy M-P Decuypere and Gerard Huyghebaert and M Herremans},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1991},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={993-1002}
}
In the present experiment, clenbuterol was supplemented (.42 ppm) from Day 1 or from 2 or 4 wk of age until slaughter age (6 wk). The effects on growth performance and on plasma hormone and metabolite profiles were investigated at 2, 4, and 6 wk of age in male and female broilers. There were no consistent or cumulative effects of clenbuterol feeding on growth and feed efficiency. Clenbuterol feeding from Day 1, but not later, depressed subsequent feed intake. Relative abdominal fat pad weight… CONTINUE READING
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