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- Wright, D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Poultry science 2009 v.88 no.11 pp. 2461-2467
- guineafowl; animal growth; stocking rate; carcass characteristics; litter (bedding); feeders; animal space requirements; metabolizable energy; crude protein; feed intake; drinking water; ad libitum feeding; body weight
- ... The floor density required for optimal growth performance of different avian species and varieties is highly variable. Little is known of the required floor density for optimum performance of the French guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) broiler. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of varying floor densities on growth performance and carcass characteristics of the French guinea broile ...