Effect of Calcium (Ca) and Phosphorus (P) on Growth Performance of Broiler at Finisher Phase
Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary Sciences,
Performance of broiler finisher fed diets containing cassava flour meal (0% CFM, 20% CFM and 30% CFM), tagged T1, T2 and T3 were compounded respectively. In a four weeks experiment, using one hundred and fifty (150) Ross 308 birds were used in an experimental group replicated five times each treatment had 10 birds per treatment group. Feed intake and body weight gain of the bird were determine and compared. Result of feed intake and mortality was significant different (P<0.05) for all treatment while body weight gain, and feed conversion ratio showed that there was no significant difference (P>0.05) for all treatment. Feeding birds with diets containing cassava flour meal at finisher phase enhance the growth performance. However, it is recommended that; the optimum inclusion level of cassava flour meal in poultry diet by including level in future trial and further research should be direct towards hematological indices and proximate analysis.
- broiler performance
- finisher phase
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