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Hen and chicks

The accurate prediction of food intake by a given animal on a given food when housed in a given environment makes it possible to define the optimum economic levels of energy and essential nutrients in feeds for broilers and laying hens thereby improving the method of choosing nutrient specifications to be used in least cost feed formulation.

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Chicks around feeding trough

The broiler growth model described here predicts food intake accurately under most circumstances that would be experienced in a commercial broiler operation, making it possible now to optimise the feeding programme of commercial broilers under a wide range of biological, environmental and economic circumstances, using many different objective functions.

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