Effect of copper addition to feed of laying hens


Oztabak K. Ö. , Gursel F., Tekeli S. K.

INDIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL, vol.82, pp.745-746, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : INDIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.745-746

Abstract

Copper (Cu) together with some other heavy metals, would give rise to serious problems of environmental pollution. Stock feed and drinking water sources - for poultry, cattle and pigs- are contaminated with such heavy metals as Hg, Zn, Cu, Cr, Ni, Pb an As (Nicholson et al., 1999).