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A Comparison of Dehydrated Birdsfoot Trefoil and Alfalfa Meals as Constituents of a Poultry Mash1


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  1. Vol. 52 No. 9, p. 501-503

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  1. G. M. Wood and
  2. R. T. Smith22



Dehydrated birdsfoot trefoil meal did not suppress the growth of chicks when included at a low level in a broiler-starter mash whereas alfalfa at the same level did. A greater proportional growth suppression was obtained at a higher level for the birdsfoot trefoil than for the alfalfa. Analytical assays indicated chemical differences between the two meals.

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