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