Performance of Broiler Finishers Fed Diets Containing Varying Crude Protein Levels

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I. S. Harande
F. A. Maiyama
A. U. Hassan
M. S. Ribah
U. Z. Senchi
M. M. Lolo

Abstract

Performance of broiler finishers fed diets containing varying crude protein levels was determined. Diets were compounded and tagged T1, T2 and T3 with percent crude protein levels of 21, 23 and 25 respectively. Two hundred and ten (210) Ross 308 four (4) week old birds were randomly allocated into one of the three dietary treatment groups with 70 birds each and replicated seven times and each replicate had 10 birds. Feed intake, water intake and body weight of the birds were determined and compared. The result of weight gain, feed conversion ratio were significantly different (P<0.05), for all the treatment while feed intake, water intake, mortality showed no significant difference (P>0.05). Feeding birds with crude protein level of 25%CP at finisher phase enhance their growth.

Keywords:
Broiler finishers, diets, crude protein levels, performance

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Harande, I. S., Maiyama, F. A., Hassan, A. U., Ribah, M. S., Senchi, U. Z., & Lolo, M. M. (2019). Performance of Broiler Finishers Fed Diets Containing Varying Crude Protein Levels. Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 4(2), 1-5. Retrieved from http://journalajravs.com/index.php/AJRAVS/article/view/30063
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