18 June 2014
Bone Characteristics and Femoral Strength in Commercial Tom Turkeys
Reducing the energy and protein levels in the diet of male turkeys to 60 per cent of NRC recommendations improved both the strength and quality of the leg bones in a Michigan State University experiment. Bone length and ash content were not different from other treatments by the time the birds reached market weight.
Author/Organization: The Poultry Site
Topics: animal health, feeding, turkeys