feed conversion efficiency

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feed conversion efficiency

The efficiency with which a food (e.g., meal, grain or feed) is converted into animal protein.
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The authors reported that a supplemental enzyme (a xylanase) significantly improved the body weight (BW), body weight gain (BWG), feed intake (FI) and feed conversion ratio (FCR) in broiler chicks maintained on triticale (a viscous cereal).
Effect of olive oil on growth performance of broiler chickens Item T (1) O1 (1) O2 (1) SEM (2) Starter (d 0 to 21) Body weight gain (g) 636 (a) 612 (ab) 606 (b) 8 Feed intake (g) 903 (a) 866 (ab) 854 (b) 20 Feed conversion ratio 1.
Feed conversion ratio was calculated by dividing total feed intake (kg/d) by daily body weight gain (kg/d).
16] reported that the group which fed by thyme-included diet had significantly better body weight and feed conversion ratio.
Growth performances of broilers were evaluated by recording body weight gain, feed intake and feed conversion ratio during the 42 d experimental period.
23 Day 1 to 21 Body weight gain (g) 511 (b) 512 (b) 519 (a) Feed intake (g) 827 826 817 Feed conversion ratio (2) 1.
The growth performance of broilers was evaluated by recording body weight, body weight gain, feed intake, feed conversion ratio and mortality.
19] reported that the replacement of soybean meal with extruded chickpeas in broiler turkey diets at inclusion levels (400, 600 and 800 kg/t of diet) decreased body weight and increased feed conversion ratio compared to the control.
The cumulated weight gain, feed conversion ratio, energy efficiency ratio (ME intake (kcal)/weight gain (g)), protein efficiency ratio (weight gain (g)/protein intake (g)) data were calculated for the entire experiment period.
Table 1: Effects of dietary supplemented DCPs from different factories on mean feed conversion ratio (FCR) at different ages.
The selected broilers were weighed and feed intake (FI) was recorded to calculate body weight gain (BWG) and feed conversion ratio (FCR).