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Performance and physiological variables in broiler chicken lines differing in susceptibility to the ascites syndrome. 2. Effect of ambient temperature on partial efficiencies of protein and fat retention and plasma hormone concentrations.

Journal Title:
British poultry science.
Journal Volume/Issue:
Mar 1999. v. 40 (1)
Main Author:
Buys, N.
Other Authors:
Scheele, C.W., Kwakernaak, C., and Decuypere, E.
Format:
Article
Language:
English
Subjects:
broilers
line differences
ascites
ambient temperature
selection criteria
liveweight gain
feed intake
heat production
oxygen consumption
energy balance
blood plasma
thyroxine
triiodothyronine
somatotropin
thyroid function
selection response
biological resistance
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IND22011917