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The food intakes and growth of choice-fed turkeys offered balancer mixtures of different compositions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7165827     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Choice-fed growing turkeys were offered whole wheat and each of six balancer mixtures. The compositions of the balancers were identical except for the content of ground cereals. 2. In a second experiment, choice-fed growing turkeys were offered whole wheat and each of four balancers which varied only in their calculated metabolisable energy (ME) content and the type of protein concentrate. 3. The turkeys which were fed on balancers of high white fish meal content ate more whole wheat and correspondingly less balancer than the turkeys offered balancers of high meat and bone meal content. 4. The ME content of the balancer did not affect the food intakes of the turkeys in the total feeding period. A high proportion of barley in the balancer hastened the increase in whole wheat intake after the introduction of the choice-feeding regime.
S P Rose; W Michie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British poultry science     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0007-1668     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1982 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-05     Completed Date:  1983-05-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740290R     Medline TA:  Br Poult Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Body Weight
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage
Energy Metabolism
Food Preferences*
Turkeys / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Proteins

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