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dc.creatorRoque, Natália Charleaux-
dc.creatorSaad, Flávia Maria de Oliveira Borges-
dc.creatorSantos, João Paulo Fernandes dos-
dc.creatorEbina, Fernanda Sayuri-
dc.creatorChizzott, Ana Flávia-
dc.creatorSilva, Rosana Claudio-
dc.creatorAquino, Adriana Augusto-
dc.creatorMaia, Gustavo Vaz Corrêa-
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-03T11:05:44Z-
dc.date.available2018-12-03T11:05:44Z-
dc.date.issued2011-
dc.identifier.citationROQUE, N. C. et al. Increasing levels of zeolite and yucca schidigera in diets for adult cats. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, MG, v. 40, n. 11, p. 2471-2475, 2011.pt_BR
dc.identifier.urihttp://repositorio.ufla.br/jspui/handle/1/32046-
dc.description.abstractThe effect of the additives Yucca schidigera (YSC) and zeolite (clinoptilolite) on digestibility, fecal texture and odor, blood parameters and urine pH of domesticated felines was evaluated. The experiment was conducted in a randomized block design, with twenty-one cats, in two periods, distributed in seven treatments: moist commercial feed (control); control + 125, 250 and 375 ppm YSC; and control + 0.5; 0.75 and 1.0 % zeolite. No differences were observed between the diets regarding apparent digestibility coefficients of nutrient, energy, urine pH or blood parameters. However, levels of 0.5 and 0.75% zeolite were effective both in reducing odor (R2 = 96.39) and for fecal texture (R2 = 99.63), showing a quadratic pattern for these variables. Levels of 125 and 375 ppm YSC were also efficient in reducing fecal odor; however they did not adjust to regression. Levels of 0.5% and 0.75% zeolite significantly reduce odor of feces and increase fecal texture when added to commercial feed for cats.pt_BR
dc.languageen_USpt_BR
dc.publisherSociedade Brasileira de Zootecniapt_BR
dc.rightsacesso abertopt_BR
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/*
dc.sourceRevista Brasileira de Zootecniapt_BR
dc.subjectAdditivespt_BR
dc.subjectDigestibilitypt_BR
dc.subjectFecal odorpt_BR
dc.subjectFelinespt_BR
dc.subjectNutritionpt_BR
dc.titleIncreasing levels of zeolite and yucca schidigera in diets for adult catspt_BR
dc.typeArtigopt_BR
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