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2015 journal article

Effects of dietary coarsely ground corn and litter type on broiler live performance, litter characteristics, gastrointestinal tract development, apparent ileal digestibility of energy and nitrogen, and intestinal morphology

POULTRY SCIENCE, 94(3), 353–361.

By: Y. Xu n, C. Stark n, P. Ferket n, C. Williams n, S. Auttawong n & J. Brake n

author keywords: broilers; corn particle size; live performance; gizzard; apparent ileal digestibility
MeSH headings : Animal Feed / analysis; Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Animals; Chickens / anatomy & histology; Chickens / growth & development; Chickens / physiology; Diet / veterinary; Digestion; Energy Metabolism; Floors and Floorcoverings / methods; Gastrointestinal Tract / anatomy & histology; Gastrointestinal Tract / growth & development; Gastrointestinal Tract / physiology; Housing, Animal; Ileum / physiology; Male; Nitrogen / metabolism; Random Allocation; Zea mays / chemistry
TL;DR: This study showed that birds fed pelleted and screened diets containing 50% CC exhibited improved BW, FCR, and AID of energy and N, in conjunction with altered morphology of the GIT and intestinal mucosa. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 6, 2018

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