Acta Vet. Brno 2020, 89: 141-150

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb202089020141

Productive traits, selenium status and blood metabolic status in fattening lambs affected by selenium biofortified corn

Zvonko Antunović1, Željka Klir1, Marcela Šperanda1, Zdenko Lončarić1, Boro Mioč2, Nina Čebulj Kadunc3, Danijela Samac1, Josip Novoselec1

1J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Agrobiotechnical Sciences Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
2University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science and Technology, Zagreb, Croatia
3University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Received November 7, 2019
Accepted April 30, 2020

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