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Title: A long-chain hydrocarbon marker for digestibility studies in poultry
Contributor(s): Choct, Mingan (author)orcid ; Hughes, R J (author)
Publication Date: 1996
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17510
Abstract: The suitability of a long-chain hydrocarbon, hexatriacontane (C36H74), as a digestibility marker in poultry has been investigated. The concentrations of the acid in soluble ash and hydrocarbon markers in the ileal and excreta samples were closely correlated and the estimations of ileal and faecal dry matter digestibilities were similar. Dry matter digestibility values estimated by the marker technique were identical with those determined by the classical total collection method.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 8th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 1996
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium 1996, p. 186-189
Publisher: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISSN: 1034-6260
Field of Research (FOR): 070204 Animal Nutrition
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Series Name: Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings
Series Number : 8
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