Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/47071
Title: Nutritive value of triticale fed to cockerels and chicks
Authors: Flores Mengual, María Pastora 
McNab, James M. 
Castañón Rodríguez, José Ignacio 
UNESCO Clasification: 3104 Producción Animal
310406 Nutrición
310906 Nutrición
Keywords: Triticale
Amino acid
Starch
Chemical composition
Nutritive value, et al
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: 0007-1668
Journal: British poultry science (Print) 
Abstract: 1. The chemical composition, and amino acid and starch bioavailabilities of 18 triticale varieties were studied. In addition, the water soluble pentosan (WSP) content of 8 varieties was determined. 2. A wide variation in protein (149 to 203 g/kg DM), starch (563 to 629 g/kg DM) and WSP (27·7 to 50·9 g/kg DM) was found between varieties. 3. The TMEn reproductibility was assessed in two laboratories, using Leghorn cockerels, Isabrown cockerels and 3-week-old chicks. There were no significant differences in the TMEn values (range 14·0 to 15·2 MJ/kg DM) between the two types of cockerel. The TMEn values of the varieties were similar for chicks (range 13·6 to 14·9 MJ/kg DM) and for cockerels, with the exception of one variety. 4. The bioavailability of starch (range 96·5 to 99·4%) of some varieties was higher for cockerels than for chicks. The mean bioavailability of amino acids for cockerels was 94·5%. 5. TMEn prediction equations were derived from the chemical composition of the varieties. Best-fit equations were obtained for starch (R2= 0·62, RSD = 0·24), ash (R2= 0·58, RSD = 0·25) and WSP (R2= 0·52, RSD = 0·27).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/47071
ISSN: 0007-1668
DOI: 10.1080/00071669408417718
Source: British Poultry Science [ISSN 0007-1668], v. 35, p. 527-536
Appears in Collections:Artículos
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

12
checked on Jul 25, 2021

Page view(s)

24
checked on Jul 17, 2021

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Share



Export metadata



Items in accedaCRIS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.