The effect of strain of broiler on physiological parameters associated with the ascites syndrome.

@article{Silversides1997TheEO,
  title={The effect of strain of broiler on physiological parameters associated with the ascites syndrome.},
  author={Fred G Silversides and M R Lefrançois and Pierre Villeneuve},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1997},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={663-7}
}
Differences among eight commercial broiler strains in factors indicating susceptibility to ascites were investigated. Chicks from eight crosses were obtained from two hatcheries (one was obtained from both hatcheries to give a total of nine) and raised to 6 wk of age on commercially prepared rations containing 3,300 kcal/kg energy with 24% protein to 3 wk… CONTINUE READING