The effect of short-term fasting on performance traits and rectal temperature of broilers during the summer season

Ozkan S., Akbas Y., Altan O., Altan A., Ayhan V., Ozkan K.

BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE, vol.44, no.1, pp.88-95, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/0007166031000085292
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-95


1. The present study was conducted to determine if detrimental effects of high temperature on broiler performance could be overcome by short-term fasting and to examine the effect of food withdrawal on the responses of two commercial strains (S1 and S2).