Document Detail


The response of male chicken broilers to the dietary addition of virginiamycin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2124689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two replicate trials, each involving 400 Arbor Acre male broiler chicks, were conducted to determine the effect of virginiamycin as a growth promoter when added to either the feed or drinking water. A control group received no growth promoter while one treatment group was provided a diet containing 11 mg of virginiamycin/kg. Another treatment group was provided drinking water containing virginiamycin in amounts calculated to ensure equivalent or one-half equivalent intake of the antibiotic. Virginiamycin supplementation had no significant (P greater than .05) effect on mortality or feed conversion ratios, regardless of the mode of administration. Body weights at 21 days of age but not at 42 days of age were significantly (P less than .05) heavier for broilers receiving virginiamycin via the drinking water. The inclusion of virginiamycin in the feed failed to improve body weights at either 21 or 42 days of age.
Authors:
F G Proudfoot; E D Jackson; H W Hulan; C D Salisbury
Related Documents :
20438509 - Effect of polyphenols extracted from tamarind (tamarindus indica l.) seed coat on physi...
17495079 - Direct-fed microbial primalac and salinomycin modulate whole-body and intestinal oxygen...
11311849 - Persistent hypoglycemia is induced by tolbutamide administration in broiler chickens fe...
8235839 - An experimental study in chickens for the pathogenesis of idiopathic scoliosis.
7070839 - A comparison of the effects of infection with eimeria maxima and dietary restriction on...
10404679 - Dietary fat and protein interactions in the broiler.
19768349 - A special, strict, fat-reduced, and carbohydrate-modified diet leads to marked weight r...
12707839 - Global climate change and reindeer: effects of winter weather on the autumn weight and ...
15123189 - Change in plasma cortisol and metabolites during the attendance period ashore in fastin...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Poultry science     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0032-5791     ISO Abbreviation:  Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1990 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-07     Completed Date:  1991-02-07     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401150     Medline TA:  Poult Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1713-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Agriculture Canada Research Station, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed
Animals
Body Weight / drug effects*
Chickens / growth & development*
Drinking
Drug Residues / analysis
Food Additives / pharmacology*
Growth Substances / administration & dosage,  pharmacology*
Male
Random Allocation
Virginiamycin / administration & dosage,  analysis,  pharmacology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Food Additives; 0/Growth Substances; 11006-76-1/Virginiamycin

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Influence of whey and probiotic-supplemented withdrawal feed on the retention of Salmonella intubate...
Next Document:  Effects of different antibiotics on performance, processing characteristics, and parts yield of broi...