THE MERCK VETERINARY MANUAL
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Nutrition in Birds

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The exact nutritional requirements for most species of bird are still unknown. The exceptions are birds that are raised for food or other products, such as poultry and ostriches. Avian diets for many species are extrapolated from the Nutrient Requirements of Poultry published by the NRC.

Last full review/revision July 2011 by Teresa L. Lightfoot, DVM, DABVP (Avian)

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