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Record number 445326
Title Effects of available phosphorus (aP), calcium/aP ratio, and growth rate on P deposition, P digestibility, performance and leg quality in broilers
Author(s) Krimpen, M.M. van; Diepen, J.T.M. van; Wikselaar, P.G. van; Bikker, P.; Jongbloed, A.W.
Source Lelystad : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Report / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 670) - 29
Department(s) LR - Animal Nutrition
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) vleeskuikens - scheenbeen - verteerbaarheid - fosfor - groeitempo - vleeskuikenresultaten - broilers - tibia - digestibility - phosphorus - growth rate - broiler performance
Categories Poultry
Abstract The standard Ca/aP ratio (2.2) can be recommended for application in practical diets. Based on the results of this experiment, no proof was found for our hypothesis that the development of the skeleton in fast growing broilers could not keep pace with the gain of the soft tissues. This experiment showed that the P requirement was not fulfilled with the low aP level in the diet. For determination of the optimal dietary aP level, however, a dose – response experiment should be performed.
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