There are currently 402 studies in the GENERA database.

Advanced Search

General Information

Document type
  • Peer-reviewed journal article
GE organism
  • soybean
GE trait
  • insect resistance
Country
  • The Netherlands

Results

Equivalence
  • no effect
Safety for consumption
  • no effect

Evaluation of broiler performance when fed insect-protected, control, or commercial varieties of dehulled soybean meal Open Access

Kan, CA; Hartnell, GF
Poultry Science. 2004 December. 83(12):2029-2038

Link to full text (open access, freely available)

PMID: 15615017 ISSN: 0032-5791

Abstract

We evaluated the nutritional value of broiler diets containing approximately 35% soybean meal from insect-protected soybean containing CrylAc protein, or from a similar nontransgenic control, or from 7 reference commercial soybean varieties. The feeding trial lasted 41 d, and each treatment consisted of 10 replicates of 1-d-old Ross 508 broilers (5 pens males and 5 pens females). Each pen contained 12 birds, and at d 13, birds were randomly removed until 9 birds remained. Body weight and feed intake were measured on pen basis at 41 d. At d 42, 4 broilers per pen were slaughtered. The carcasses were dissected, and cut-up yields were determined. Dry matter, protein, and fat contents of breast meat as well as shear force of breast meat were determined. The data were analyzed by ANOVA. The BW and feed conversion ratio at d 41 averaged 2,435 g and 1.52, respectively. There were no significant treatment x sex interactions. Data for final BW, feed conversion, carcass yield, and breast meat data were not different (P < 0.05) between broilers fed insect-protected and those fed commercial soybean meal varieties. Thus, insect-protected soybean meal was nutritionally equivalent to nongenetically modified soybean varieties when fed to broilers.

Keywords

nutritional value, chicken, feeding study

Funding

Funding source
  • Monsanto
Funding country
  • United States
Funding type
  • industry: same

Links to outside analysis of this resource

Please contact us if you know of an independent summary or analysis of this resource.

Cite this study

MLA

Kan, CA, GF Hartnell. "Evaluation of broiler performance when fed insect-protected, control, or commercial varieties of dehulled soybean meal." Poultry Science 83.12 (2004): 2029-2038. Web. 25 Jul. 2017.

APA

Kan, CA., & Hartnell, GF. (2004). Evaluation of broiler performance when fed insect-protected, control, or commercial varieties of dehulled soybean meal. Poultry Science, 83(12), 2029-2038.

Please verify citations before use, citations are automatically generated based on information stored within the GENERA database and therefore may or may not be correct.