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on September 7, 2020

Feeding calcium and phosphorus to stop broiler leg issues

New research suggests feeding more of these minerals during early life and less during later life can maximize both broiler bone health and weight gain.

Feeding broilers more phosphorous early in life, while simultaneously optimizing the supply of digestible calcium, may help alleviate leg and bone problems.

As part of the Virtual 2020 Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting, Dr. Peter Plumstead, innovation director at Chemuniqué (Pty) Ltd. in South Africa, spoke about research conducted…

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