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- Zhao, Junmei; Shirley, Robert B.; Dibner, Julia J.; Wedekind, Karen J.; Yan, Frances; Fisher, Paula; Hampton, Thomas R.; Evans, Joseph L.; Vazquez-Añon, Mercedes
- Journal of animal science and biotechnology 2016 v.7 no.1 pp. 13
- zinc sulfate, etc ; animal performance; broiler chickens; copper; copper sulfate; experimental diets; feed intake; growth performance; liver; methionine; tibia; titration; weight gain; zinc; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: The goal of this study was to compare the antagonism of elevated dietary Cu (250 mg/kg) from CuSO₄ on three different Zn sources (ZnSO₄ · H₂O; [Zn bis(−2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid)], Zn(HMTBa)₂, a chelated Zn methionine hydroxy analogue; and Zn-Methionine), as measured using multiple indices of animal performance in ROSS 308 broilers. METHODS: Three experiments were conducted ...
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