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Influence of peas (Pisum sativum) as a dietary ingredient and flavomycin supplementation on the performance and intestinal microflora of broiler chicks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2787194     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
1. Two experiments were carried out to study the effects of diets containing various concentrations of pea meal (Pisum sativum L.), with or without flavomycin supplementation, on the performance and intestinal microflora of broiler chicks. 2. During the 7 to 28-d period, chicks fed on diets containing 300, 600 and 800 g pea meal/kg consumed more food and gained more weight than chicks receiving a maize-isolated soyabean protein control diet. The addition of flavomycin to the diets had similar effects on the performance of both the control and the pea groups. 3. Pea diets, with and without supplemental flavomycin, had little influence on the composition of intestinal microflora. The counts of enterococci in the small intestine and Clostridium perfringens and coliforms in the caeca of pea-fed chicks exceeded those of control chicks.
Authors:
A Brenes; J Treviño; C Centeno; P Yuste
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British poultry science     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0007-1668     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-17     Completed Date:  1989-08-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740290R     Medline TA:  Br Poult Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Instituto de Alimentación Animal, CSIC, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aminoglycosides
Animal Feed*
Animals
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
Bacteria / growth & development
Bambermycins / pharmacology*
Chickens / microbiology,  physiology*
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage,  pharmacology
Fabaceae*
Intestines / microbiology*
Male
Plants, Medicinal*
Weight Gain
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aminoglycosides; 0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Dietary Proteins; 11015-37-5/Bambermycins

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