Performance of Broiler Fed Diets Containing Graded Level of Cassava (Manihot esculentus) Flour Meal at Starter Phase
Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
The experiment was conducted in the Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State in the Department of Animal Science to determine the performance of broiler starter fed diets contain graded level of cassava (Manihot esculentus) flour meal (CFM 0%, 20% and 30%), diet tagged T1, T2 and T3 were compounded respectively. Using one hundred and fifty (150) Ross 308 day old chicks, each treatment replicated five times with 10 chicks per treatment group. Feed intake and body weight gain of the birds were determine and compared. Result of final body weight, feed intake, body weight gain and feed conversion ratio were significantly different (P<0.05) for all the treatment while the result of mortality showed that there was no significant difference (P>0.05). It is concluded that feeding broiler with 20% cassava flour meal performed better in the study area.
- broiler starter
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