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Reduced mortality among young endangered masked bobwhite quail fed oxytetracycline-supplemented diets.
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PMID:  7103898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two experiments were conducted to examine the effect of oxytetracycline-supplemented diets on mortality of young endangered masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi). Inclusion of oxytetracycline at 200 g per ton in the feed for 6 weeks resulted in a marked, significant reduction in mortality of young masked bobwhite quail raised in captivity. Including the antibiotic in feed during the first week of life reduced mortality as effectively as feeding it for a longer period.
J A Serafin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Avian diseases     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0005-2086     ISO Abbreviation:  Avian Dis.     Publication Date:    1982 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-24     Completed Date:  1982-09-24     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370617     Medline TA:  Avian Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  422-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed*
Animals, Newborn
Bird Diseases / drug therapy*,  mortality
Drinking / drug effects
Eating / drug effects
Oxytetracycline / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
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