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The effects of dietary cholecalciferol and 1α-hydroxycholecalciferol levels in a calcium- and phosphorus-deficient diet on growth performance and tibia quality of growing broilers

J. C. Han 1  ,  
H. X. Qu 1,  
J. Q. Wang 2,  
J. H. Yao 3,  
C. M. Zhang 1,  
G. L. Yang 1,  
Y. H. Cheng 4,  
 
1
Shangqiu Normal University, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Animal Genetics, College of Life Science, Shangqiu 476000, P.R. China
2
Shenyang Agricultural University, College of Science and Technology, Shenyang 113122, P.R. China
3
Northwest A&F University, College of Animal Science and Technology, Yangling 712100, P.R. China
4
I-Lan University, Department of Biotechnology and Animal Science, I-Lan 26047, Taiwan, ROC
5
Taizhou Healtech Chemical Co., Ltd., Taizhou 318000, P.R. China
J. Anim. Feed Sci. 2013;22(2):158–164
Publish date: 2013-06-13
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ABSTRACT
This study aims to evaluate the effects of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3, 0, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500, and 1000 mg · kg–1) and 1α-hydroxycholecalciferol (1α-OH D3, 0, 2.5, and 5 mg · kg–1) on growth performance and tibia quality and to compare the relative potency of 1α-OH D3 to vitamin D3 in 1- to 21-day-old female broilers fed a calcium (Ca)- and phosphorus (P)-deficient diet. The basal diet contained 0.50% Ca, 0.25% non-phytate phosphorus (NPP) and was not supplemented with vitamin D3, whereas the control diet contained 1.00% Ca, 0.45% NPP, and 25 mg · kg–1 vitamin D3. Dietary vitamin D3 levels significantly affected body weight gain (BWG), feed intake (FI), serum Ca and tibia parameters. The addition of 5 mg · kg–1 1α-OH D3 resulted in greater BWG, FI, and serum Ca as well as tibia ash weight and content, breaking strength, and Ca and P contents, compared with the birds fed the basal diet. Using BWG, serum Ca, tibia ash weight and content, and tibia Ca and P content as the criteria, the vitamin D3 requirements of 1- to 21-day-old broilers fed Ca- and P-deficient diets were 64.0, 16.2, 173.0, 65.1, 33.1 and 30.0 mg · kg–1, and the relative potencies of 1α-OH D3 to vitamin D3 were 5.03, 2.19, 18.00, 5.14, 4.09 and 3.33, respectively. These data indicate that high levels of vitamin D3 can spare the use of P in broiler diets and that the potency of 1α-OH D3 is higher than that of vitamin D3.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
J. C. Han   
Shangqiu Normal University, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Animal Genetics, College of Life Science, Shangqiu 476000, P.R. China
 
CITATIONS (8):
1. Relative biological value of 1α-hydroxycholecalciferol to 25-hydroxycholecalciferol in broiler chicken diets
J. C. Han, G. H. Chen, J. L. Zhang, J. G. Wang, H. X. Qu, Y. F. Yan, X. J. Yang, Y. H. Cheng
Poultry Science
2. Evaluation of Relative Bioavailability of 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol to Cholecalciferol for Broiler Chickens
J. C. Han, G. H. Chen, J. G. Wang, J. L. Zhang, H. X. Qu, C. M. Zhang, Y. F. Yan, Y. H. Cheng
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
3. Effects of Non-phytate Phosphorus and 1a-Hydroxycholecalciferol on Growth Performance, Bone Mineralization, and Carcass Traits of Broiler Chickens
JC Han, K Ma, JG Wang, GH Chen, JL Zhang, HX Qu, YF Yan, YH Cheng
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola
4. Effects of calcium to non-phytate phosphorus ratio and different sources of vitamin D on growth performance and bone mineralization in broiler chickens
Jincheng Han, Jianguo Wang, Guanhua Chen, Hongxia Qu, Jinliang Zhang, Chuanxin Shi, Yongfeng Yan, Yeonghsiang Cheng
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia
5. 1α-Hydroxycholecalciferol improves the growth performance and up-regulates the mRNA expression of vitamin D receptor in the small intestine and kidney of broiler chickens
J C Han, J G Wang, G H Chen, J L Zhang, N Zhang, H X Qu, Y Guo, Y F Yan, X J Yang
Poultry Science
6. Relative bioavailability determination of highly concentrated cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) sources employing a broiler chick bioassay
H Leyva-Jimenez, Y Jameel, M N Al-Ajeeli, A M Alsadwi, R A Abdaljaleel, C A Bailey
The Journal of Applied Poultry Research
7. Effects of dietary iron on reproductive performance of Chinese Yellow broiler breeder hens during the egg-laying period
Zhongyong Gou, Qiuli Fan, Long Li, Zongyong Jiang, Xiajing Lin, Xiaoyan Cui, Yibing Wang, Chuntian Zheng, Shouqun Jiang
Poultry Science
8. The effects of dietary 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol individually or in combination with different levels of cholecalciferol on growth performance and tibia criteria in broiler chickens
F. Kheiri, N. Landy
Livestock Science
ISSN:1230-1388