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Variation in the digestive capacity of the broiler chicken.

  title={Variation in the digestive capacity of the broiler chicken.},
  author={R. Hughes},
  • R. Hughes
  • Published 2001
  • Chemistry
  • A diet for broiler chickens that provides the nutrients essential for maintenance and growth of the flock as a whole may also have chemical and physical properties which are detrimental to the processes of ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport and utilization of nutrients. The digestive capacity of the chicken can be modelled according to interactions between feed– related and bird–related factors known to affect energy metabolism. The results of recent experimental work in Australia to… CONTINUE READING
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