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Background update:Apr 8, 2010

Vitamin C- Practical applications in modern poultry production

Although birds can produce vitamin C in their kidneys, modern production systems have become such that they cannot produce enough to cope with the extra stress factors encountered. Source and timing of vitamin C application in the feed are important to ensure maximum benefit.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 10. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: nutrition, diets, ingredients, feed additives, health



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