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​Effect of Feeding Corn Gluten Meal in Feed Ration on Growth Performance of Commercial Broiler Chicken

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.DR-1629    | Article Id: DR-1629 | Page : 337-340
Citation :- ​Effect of Feeding Corn Gluten Meal in Feed Ration on Growth Performance of Commercial Broiler Chicken.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2021.(40):337-340
K. Abhijeet, S.B. Prasanna, P.S. Mahesh, R.Y. Ranjith, Prabha Karan, S.K. Bhandekar, S.M. Ali, K.D. Masood dr.abhikumar0501@gmail.com
Address : Central Poultry Development Organization and Training Institute, Hessarghatta, Bangalore-560 088, Karnataka, India.
Submitted Date : 20-01-2021
Accepted Date : 29-04-2021

Abstract

Background: The productivity and profitability of commercial broiler largely depend on nutrition and growth performance and, therefore, this industry requires high quality protein sources, such as Corn Gluten meal (CGM). Many studies have been conducted on protein quality changes and other nutritional characteristics of CGM in several countries Corn gluten meal contains around 60% CP and is a byproduct of wet milling of corn, most of which is used for manufacture of high fructose corn syrup and corn flour. Being high in crude protein, it is often compared to animal protein ingredients during feed formulation. Thus, this study was intended to evaluate the effect of feeding corn gluten meal in feed ration on growth performance of commercial broiler chicken. 
Methods: A feeding trial was conducted in the year 2018 with an objective to assess the effect of feeding corn gluten meals (CGM) in broiler chicken. Six hundred broiler chickens (day old) were randomly allotted to three groups, comprising of fifty broiler chickens in each treatment group with four replicates. The group-I (T1) Broiler chicken were fed with composite diet containing 5% Corn Gluten meal where as Group-II (T2) received composite diets comprising of CGM 10%. The Group-III (T3) served as control group with normal broiler diet. The experimental period lasted for six weeks. Weekly body weight and feed consumption were measured in each group.
Result: Diet composite of 10% of corn gluten meal had significantly (P≤0.05) higher weight gain, lower feed intake and improved FCR than T1 and T3 group. CGM supplementation can be ideally improved broiler weight gain, feed consumption and FCR. 

Keywords

​Broiler Composite diet Corn Gluten meal FCR Weight gain


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