Utilization of lemongrass essential oil supplementation on growth performance, meat quality, blood traits and caecum microflora of growing quails

  title={Utilization of lemongrass essential oil supplementation on growth performance, meat quality, blood traits and caecum microflora of growing quails},
  author={Ayman M. Khalifah and Sara A. Abdalla and Waleed M. Dosoky and Mohamed Gamal Shehata and Mohamed M. Khalifah},
  journal={Annals of Agricultural Sciences},
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