Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Corn or barley for laying hens: Feeding trials with laying hens indicate barley used as grain in ration is as efficient as corn

Authors

D. W. Peterson
Phyllis A. Zweigart

Authors Affiliations

D. W. Peterson is Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of California, Berkeley; Phyllis A. Zweigart is Senior Laboratory Technician in Poultry Husbandry, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(3):15-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n03p15. March 1954.

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Abstract

The so-called high-energy, or high-efficiency, rations for laying hens differ from the conventional rations chiefly in that their content of wheat milling by-products and of alfalfa meal has been reduced and corn is supplied as the principal or only grain.

Peterson D, Zweigart P. 1954. Corn or barley for laying hens: Feeding trials with laying hens indicate barley used as grain in ration is as efficient as corn. Hilgardia 8(3):15-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n03p15
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