Besides body weight, the effect of compensatory growth
was investigated on many other traits such as carcass components, feed efficiency and behavior (Kabbali et al.
Dietary protein and energy modifications to maximize compensatory growth
of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.
, feed utilization and activity in gibel carp, following feed deprivation.
Effects of feed restriction on compensatory growth
period, nutrient digestibility and economics of Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica).
Different periods of feed restriction before compensatory growth
in Belgian Blue bulls: II.
Any apparent costs for compensatory growth
induced by the wider temperature fluctuations were not detected.
Nevertheless, many authors have reported that organisms may exhibit compensatory growth
followed by increased growth if they are farmed under suitable conditions (Nicieza & Metcalfe 1997, Ali et al.
Effect of feed restriction on compensatory growth
response of young male goats.
Ryan  reports that the period of restriction must be long enough to ensure adaptation to the lower plane of nutrition in order for compensatory growth
to be realized.
Eblex senior regional manager Clive Brown: said: "Young cows offer particular opportunities for profitable weight gain due to higher feed conversion efficiencies, as do larger-framed thin cows which can show valuable compensatory growth
, Feed Utilization, Whole-Body Composition, and Hematological Changes in Starved Juvenile Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.
A lack of growth in some areas and compensatory growth
in other areas will result in an altered head shape.
The term plant compensatory growth
refers to exaggerated vegetative growth that results from mechanical damage to plants (e.
We found that female guppies that underwent compensatory growth
as juveniles produced less offspring than would be expected for their body size relative to females that underwent normal growth as juveniles," she said.
After one year of age, the opposite affect was demonstrated, and coronary heart disease mortality was shown to increase with compensatory growth
, defined as rapid increases in weight across percentiles during childhood (Barker, Winter et al.