• Biology
  • Published 1997

The effects of physical form of the diet on digesta transit in chickens.

@inproceedings{Russell1997TheEO,
  title={The effects of physical form of the diet on digesta transit in chickens.},
  author={Wj Russell and Ir Godwin},
  year={1997}
}
By grinding and pelleting the grain base along with The data indicate that the whole grain diet additional feed components, the feed manufacturer has stimulates the development of the gizzard and reduces been able to provide a relatively balanced diet that the the length of the small intestine. This results in a more chicken is unable to selectively consume. rapid transit of liquid material through the small intestine. Previous studies have shown that the physical form of the diet that is fed… CONTINUE READING

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