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EFFECTS OF DRIED BAKER’S YEAST INCLUSION IN RICE HUSK-BASED DIETS ON PERFORMANCE AND EGG QUALITY PARAMETERS IN LAYING HENS

Article Id: ARCC412 | Page : 56 - 60
Citation :- EFFECTS OF DRIED BAKER’S YEAST INCLUSION IN RICE HUSK-BASED DIETS ON PERFORMANCE AND EGG QUALITY PARAMETERS IN LAYING HENS.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2012.(46):56 - 60
O.J. Alabi1, E.L. Shiwoya2, B.A. Ayanwale2, C.A. Mbajiorgu3, J.W. Ng’ambi1 and S.S.A. Egena2 anayochukwumbajiorgu@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Production, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X 1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa.

Abstract

The study was conducted to investigate the effects of dried baker’s yeast inclusion in rice husk-based diets on performance and egg quality parameters in laying hens. A total of 150 Isa brown laying hens aged 25 weeks were allocated to five dietary treatments (0.00, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75 and 1.00 % yeast inclusion level) with three replicates per treatment in a complete randomized design.  The experiment lasted for twelve weeks. Hens fed diets with yeast had higher (P

Keywords

Laying hens Rice husk Dried baker yeast.

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