Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
The present study was conducted to determine if the protein level of layer diets could be lowered from the: commonly used 16 percent to 12 percent by supplementation of some of the essential amino acids without reducing the performance of hens. The amino acids used were methionine, lysine, tryptophan and isoleucine. Egg production, egg shell thickness, interior egg quality, body weight, feed efficiency and free amino acid content of the albumen of eggs produced were criteria used to measure the (--) to treatment.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Poultry -- Feeding and feeds
Amino acids in animal nutrition
South Dakota State University
Kashani, Ali Baghaye, "Amino Acid Additions to a Low Protein Corn-Soy Diet for Egg Production" (1975). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 5537.