Using minimal supplements of trace minerals as a method of reducing trace mineral content of poultry manure

@inproceedings{Leeson2008UsingMS,
  title={Using minimal supplements of trace minerals as a method of reducing trace mineral content of poultry manure},
  author={S. Leeson and Lucetta Caston},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Experiments were conducted with broilers and layers with the aim of reducing manure content of zinc, copper and manganese by using lower supplemented levels of mineral proteinates. Broilers were fed maize-soy diets containing conventional levels of trace minerals provided by inorganic salts. Other treatments involved use of mineral proteinates fed at from 70–20% of the control diet levels. Diet generally had no effect (P>0.05) on body weight or feed efficiency to 42 d. A total… CONTINUE READING

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