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In contrast, animals that remained on ad libitum feeding schedules achieved an average maximum mass of 1742.
There is no place for a compensatory growth to occur as the birds did not get a period of ad libitum feeding to allow them to compensate.
All animals of each group were stall fed and were allowed ad libitum feeding in mangers having individual feeding arrangement.
05) higher than those values obtained from the ad libitum control group during the realimentation phase; whereas, lambs that moved from 40 (Percent) feed restriction to ad libitum feeding had significantly (P (Less than) 0.
1987) and Yambayamba and Price (1997) who reported that heifers reared on stair-step diets gained faster and fully recovered their live weights parallel to the weights of heifers fed on ad libitum feeding during the first 6 to 8 weeks of compensatory high energy feeding.
In our experience, this protocol sustains health and viability to a greater degree than does ad libitum feeding.
The chicks with ad libitum feeding received a subcutaneous injection of 0, 1, 3, 5, 10, or 20 IU of insulin or vehicle (saline).
1996) found that ad libitum feeding diets with variable metabolizeable energy did not cause significant differences in broilers performance.
Effects of hot environment on TDN and DCP intake during ad libitum feeding of dry forage Item Environment First Hot thermoneutral (32[degrees]C) (20[degrees]C) Hay cubes intake 1,690.
In late-pregnancy pre- and post-grazing herbage masses of approximately 1,100 and 800 kg DM/ha respectively did not negatively impact the performance of twin-bearing ewes or their lambs in lactation compared with ewes offered ad libitum feeding conditions.
5 kg) from a pig breeding farm in Beijing, China, among which three pigs from each litter were allocated to one of three treatments: constant ambient temperature at 22[degrees]C and ad libitum feeding (CON, n = 8); constant high ambient temperature at 30[degrees]C and ad libitum feeding (H30, n = 8); and constant ambient temperature at 22[degrees]C and pair-fed with the diet consumed by H30 (PF, n = 8).
In the previous study we also found that the time-restricted feeding in the morning increased the FE of fattening geese, but lowered the DG, compared with ad libitum feeding (Ho et al.
Effect of feeding from birth to weaning on calf performance and milk yield potential Duration/age Feeding regime Birth to weaning Calves suckling milk twice daily vs calves fed MR Day 1 to d 43 of age Ad libitum feeding of milk by artificial nipples vs milk feeding by bucket at 10% of body weight (BW) 2 to 8 wks of age Increasing energy and protein intake in MR Until 6 wks of age Warm MR (35[degrees]C) for ad libitum intake or cold MR for ad libitum intake or restricted warm MR 4 L/d in 2 equal feeds.
Broiler breeders with access to ad libitum feeding consume energy (643 kcal/d), which is almost twice the quantity of actual requirement (370 kcal/d) for maintenance and egg production (Lopez and Leeson, 1994).
Equal number of chicks for each housing system was subjected to either ad libitum feeding (AL) or 60% feed restriction on day 4, 5 and 6 (FR).