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- Bersi, T.K., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Poultry science 1997 v.76 no.11 pp. 1506-1512
- broiler chickens; weight; liver; body weight; ascites; feed conversion; ambient temperature; hypertension; dosage; alpha-tocopherol; feed intake; vitamin supplements; lungs; mortality
- ... The objectives of this experiment were to determine the effects of high dietary levels of vitamin E on growth performance and pulmonary hypertension syndrome (PHS) mortality. Male broiler chicks (Cobb 500) were randomly assigned to one of four dietary treatments consisting of standard starter and grower diets supplemented with 0, 17, 46, and 87 mg dl-alpha-tocopherol acetate/kg. To encourage the d ...