food conversion ratio

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food conversion ratio

n
(Veterinary Science) a ratio expressing the weight of food required to produce a unit gain in the live weight of an animal
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According to the study, the tightening ban on using antibiotics in starter feed has led manufacturers to focus more on advances in formulations to enhance the feed conversion efficiency, while minimizing the cost per unit of the product output.
Request For a Free Sample Report- https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=3232 According to the study, the tightening ban on using antibiotics in starter feed has led manufacturers to focus more on advances in formulations to enhance the feed conversion efficiency, while minimizing the cost per unit of the product output.
New leaves (FN); old leaves (VF); pods at the beginning of grain development (LIG); pods with well developed grain (LDG), conversion feed conversion efficiency (ECI); conversion efficiency of digested food (ECD); approximate digestibility (AD); metabolic cost (CM); standard error of the mean (EP), and number of repetitions (caterpillars) (n).
Reasonable data are available on supplementation of MOS and improved body weight gain, feed conversion efficiency and nutrient digestibility in broilers and turkeys (Kumprecht et al., 1997; Parks et al., 2001; Ghasemian and Jahanian, 2016).
One of the main key performance indicators is feed conversion efficiency. The target is to produce 1kg of liveweight from 2kg of feed.
What I found disappointing is that unlike traits such as naked-neck that confer advantages to other chickens (breeding a naked-neck with other chicken breeds improves the latter's breast size, heat stress control, weight gain and feed conversion efficiency), the polydactyl trait doesn't serve any useful purpose other than being a part of the breed's standard definition criteria.I have a confession to make here.
The broiler in group D resulted superior feed conversion efficiency (1.87); followed by the broilers in group C (1.97).
In addition probiotic regulate intestinal microorganisms and improve feed conversion efficiency. They act as alternative tool to help in colonization of normal microflora in gut of newly-hatched chicks (Rajmane, 2000).