The effect of dietary yellow lupine (L. luteus cv. Baryt) on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality and selected serum parameters of turkeys
More details
Hide details
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Poultry Science, Oczapowskiego 5, 10-718 Olsztyn, Poland
D. Mikulski   

University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Department of Poultry Science, Oczapowskiego 5, 10-718 Olsztyn, Poland
Publication date: 2015-03-15
J. Anim. Feed Sci. 2015;24(1):61–70
This study evaluated the effects of dietary replacement of soyabean meal (SBM) with yellow lupine seed meal (YLM) in turkeys. A total of 1120 one-day-old Hybrid Converter female turkeys were fed diets containing 0%, 8%, 16% and 24% of YLM (LM0, LM8, LM16, LM24, respectively) in a 16-week experiment. In the first phase of feeding (weeks 0–4), an increase in the YLM content of diets caused a linear decrease in feed intake (FI) and body weight gain (BWG) and the noted differences were significant (P < 0.001) in group LM24. In 16-week-old turkeys, dietary inclusion of lupine at up to 24% had no adverse effects on FI, BWG or feed conversion. Experimental diets had no influence on the analysed serum parameters or mortality of turkeys or on the incidence of footpad dermatitis. No significant changes in carcass and muscle yields were observed. Group LM24 turkeys were characterized by significantly (P = 0.033 vs LM0) higher relative gizzard tissue weight. The abdominal fat content tended to increase (P = 0.055 vs LM0) in birds fed lupine-based diets. A linear increase (P < 0.001) in the concentrations of polyunsaturated fatty acids was noted in meat from turkeys fed lupine-based diets; this did not change the n-6/n-3 PUFA ratio, but improved the values of the atherogenic and thrombogenic indices. Diets containing YLM had no influence on the chemical composition, physicochemical properties or sensory attributes of turkey meat. In conclusion, starter diets containing 24% YLM could have an adverse influence on bird performance. Yellow lupine seeds can be added to diets for older turkeys at up to 24% as an effective substitute for SBM without affecting the key variables of performance and without negative effects on meat quality.
Beneficial effects of increasing dietary levels of yellow lupine (Lupinus luteus) seed meal on productivity parameters and gastrointestinal tract physiology in eight-week-old turkeys
Z. Zdunczyk, M. Krawczyk, D. Mikulski, J. Jankowski, B. Przybylska-Gornowicz, J. Juskiewicz
Animal Feed Science and Technology
Dietary micronized-dehulled white lupin (Lupinus albusL.) in meat-type guinea fowls and its influence on growth performance, carcass traits and meat lipid profile
V. Tufarelli, R. Demauro, V. Laudadio
Poultry Science
Effects of Different Amounts of Blue Lupine (L. Angustifolius L.) in The Diets of Heavy-Type Turkeys on Their Growth Rate, Carcass and Meat Qualities
R Juodka, R Nainiene, V Juskiene, R Juska, I Stuoge, R Leikus
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola
The effect of dietary high-tannin and low-tannin faba bean ( Vicia faba L.) on the growth performance, carcass traits and breast meat characteristics of finisher turkeys
M. Przywitowski, D. Mikulski, Z. Zdunczyk, A. Rogiewicz, J. Jankowski
Animal Feed Science and Technology
The impact of substituting soybean meal and sunflower meal with a mixture of white lupine seeds and rapeseed meal on rabbit doe milk yield and composition, and the growth performance and carcass traits of their litters
Z. Volek, T.A. Ebeid, L. Uhlířová
Animal Feed Science and Technology
Is Meat of Breeder Turkeys so Different from That of Standard Turkeys?
Pascal Chartrin, Thierry Bordeau, Estelle Godet, Karine Méteau, Jean-Christian Gicquel, Estelle Drosnet, Sylvain Brière, Marie Bourin, Elisabeth Baéza
Gastrointestinal response of laying hens to graded dietary inclusion levels of yellow lupine seeds
Z. Zdunczyk, D. Mikulski, J. Jankowski, B. Przybylska-Gornowicz, J. Juskiewicz
Animal Feed Science and Technology
Injection of Raffinose Family Oligosaccharides at 12 Days of Egg Incubation Modulates the Gut Development and Resistance to Opportunistic Pathogens in Broiler Chickens
Katarzyna Stadnicka, Joanna Bogucka, Magdalena Stanek, Radomir Graczyk, Krzysztof Krajewski, Giuseppe Maiorano, Marek Bednarczyk
Effects of legume-diet and sex of ducks on the growth performance, physicochemical traits of meat and fatty acid composition in fat
Emilia Kowalska, Joanna Kucharska-Gaca, Joanna Kuźniacka, Jakub Biesek, Mirosław Banaszak, Marek Adamski
Scientific Reports
The Effect of Various Protein Sources in Goose Diets on Meat Quality, Fatty Acid Composition, and Cholesterol and Collagen Content in Breast Muscles
Jakub Biesek, Joanna Kuźniacka, Mirosław Banaszak, Giuseppe Maiorano, Małgorzata Grabowicz, Marek Adamski
Poultry Science