Minerals & Vitamins in Poultry Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the January 1, 2014:

New Research Confirms Using Less Organic Trace Minerals In Poultry Can Optimize Feed Efficiency

Materials and methods Performance study A 42-d performance study was conducted utilizing 2640 Straight Run Broiler chicks in 88 pens containing 30 chick/pen. Each pen contained 1 water fountain and a 50 lb c...
Author/s :
Jack Garrett, PhD
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Article published the November 29, 2013:

Supplementation of Zinc and Vitamin C in Heat Stressed Broilers

Author/s :
Dr. Asad Sultan
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Article published the July 29, 2013:

Comparison of DL-selenomethionine with other sources of selenium on performance, glutathione peroxidase activity and tissue selenium concentration in young broilers

A battery study was conducted to evaluate effect of different sources of selenium (Se) on growth performance, glutathione peroxidase (GPx) activity and tissue Se deposition of young broilers. A semi-purified di...
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Article published the July 29, 2013:

Impact of feeding broiler chicks the diets containing varied levels of chelated minerals compared to industry levels of inorganic trace minerals on broiler performance, immune response, and litter minerals concentration.

A 42 d trial was conducted to determine the response of MINTREX® (metal methionine hydroxy analogue chelate) vs. industry levels of ITMs (inorganic trace minerals) on performance, immune response, and ...
Author/s :
Megharaja Manangi
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Article published the July 29, 2013:

Feeding broiler breeder hens with diets containing reduced levels of Zn, Cu, and Mn as chelates compared to industry levels as sulfates/oxides improve hatching rate and progeny quality

A 15 week (wk 21-36) study was conducted in a commercial broiler breeder facility to determine the impact of feeding reduced levels of MINTREX® (metal methionine hydroxy analogue chelate) vs. industry ...
Author/s :
Megharaja Manangi
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Article published the July 29, 2013:

Calcium to Phosphorus Ratios in Broilers

I. INTRODUCTION Historically, there has been a move from the use of a total Ca (tCa) to total P (tP) ratio system (NRC, 1950) to a tCa to inorganic P (iP) ratio (NRC, 1954), to the use of tCa to available P (a...
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Dra. Rosellina Angel Univ Maryland USA Ca-P
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Article published the June 7, 2013:

Improved Broiler performance by Trace Minerals

Trace minerals are important for broiler growth and are used in various physiological, digestive and biosynthetic process of the body. Trace minerals act as cofactors in many enzymes and are associated with pro...
Author/s :
Bob SwickMingan Choct
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Article published the June 6, 2013:

The Importance of Zinc in Animal Health

  History 1509, recognized as element Essentiality demonstrated Plants: 1869 Animals: 1934 Deficiency Considered unlikely until 1955 swine parakeratosis shown to be caused by Zn d...
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Article published the June 4, 2013:

Mineral Composition of Calcium Sources used by the Australian Poultry Feed Industry

I. INTRODUCTION Limestone is composed primarily of CaCO3 and is commonly used as a source of calcium (Ca) in poultry diets. Pure CaCO3 has a molecular weight of approximately 100g/mole and so is around 400 g/k...
Author/s :
Aaron CowiesonStuart Wilkinson
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Article published the June 3, 2013:

Calcium and Phosphorus Interactions in Broiler Nutrition: A Geometric Framework approach

I. INTRODUCTION Calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P) requirements of poultry have been investigated extensively over the past 50 years. However, the interactions of these two macrominerals are highly complex and ar...
Author/s :
Aaron CowiesonStuart Wilkinson
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