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Effect of amount of feed given on the utilization of synthetic lysine ( alpha -15N-labelled) by broiler chickens

Liebert, F.; Gebhardt, G.

Archiv fur Tierernahrung 32(10/11): 711-718

1982


ISSN/ISBN: 0003-942X
Accession: 001186100

A total of 15 broiler chickens were fed on a diet of wheat/wheat gluten supplemented with lysine with nitrogen intake 1500, 2100 or 3000 mg/kgW0.67 between the 11th and 20th day of life and tested with regard to N balances and 15N incorporation in selected tissues and total body. The N balance trials showed no differences but 15N incorporation indicated slightly more favourable utilization of synthetic lysine in total body and liver with N 3000 mg/kg.

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