Feeding the Commercial Egg-Type Replacement Pullet

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Title:
Feeding the Commercial Egg-Type Replacement Pullet
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Fact sheet
Creator:
Miles, Richard D.
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
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Published
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"First Published: March, 2000. Reviewed March 2011."
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"PS-48"

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1 Richard D. Miles and Jacqueline P. Jacob2 http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu

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Feeding the Commercial Egg-Type Replacement Pullet 4 Example of nutrient specifications for the growing period. 0-6 weeks to 0.88 lbs. 6-8 weeks to 1.28 lbs. 8-15 weeks to 2.56 lbs. 15 weeks to 5% production 5% to 50% production Protein, % (Min) 20 18 16 14.5 15.5 Met. Energy (kcal/Ib) 1325-1375 1350-1400 1375-1425 1350-1400 1340-1350 Linoleic acid, % (Mn) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 Arginine, % 1.20 1.10 1.00 0.90 1.15 Lysine, % 1.10 0.90 0.75 0.70 0.95 Methionine, % 0.45 0.40 0.38 0.34 0.51 Methionine + Cystine, % 0.80 0.73 0.65 0.60 0.82 Tryptophan, % 0.20 0.18 0.16 0.15 0.17 Threonine, % 0.75 0.70 0.60 0.55 0.68 Calcium, % 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.50 3.55 Phosphorus Total, % 0.75 0.72 0.70 0.60 0.65 Available, % 0.45 0.45 0.40 0.40 0.50 Sodium, % 0.19 0.18 0.17 0.18 0.23 Chloride, % 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.22 Potassium, % 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.60

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Feeding the Commercial Egg-Type Replacement Pullet 5 Example of target body weights during the rearing of replacement pullets. (weeks) (Pounds) (Grams) 1 0.14 65 2 0.24 110 3 0.40 180 4 0.55 250 5 0.71 320 6 0.88 400 7 1.10 500 8 1.28 580 9 1.50 680 10 1.70 770 11 1.92 870 12 2.09 950 13 2.27 1030 14 2.43 1100 15 2.56 1160 16 2.67 1210 17 2.76 1250 18 2.82 1280 19 2.89 1310 20 3.00 1360