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What motivates chickens to eat specific nutrients?

What motivates chickens to eat small or larger amounts of feed? Are there mechanisms in the bird that automatically respond to changes in their environment and result in changes in feed intake? Yes there are!

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: nutrition, metabolism, feed intake, mechanisms



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