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INFLUENCE OF ROASTED FLUTED PUMPKIN POD HUSK WASTE ON GROWTH AND CARCASS YIELD OF BROILER CHICKENS IN HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT.

Article Id: ARCC801 | Page : 168 - 173
Citation :- INFLUENCE OF ROASTED FLUTED PUMPKIN POD HUSK WASTE ON GROWTH AND CARCASS YIELD OF BROILER CHICKENS IN HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT..Indian Journal of Animal Research.2011.(45):168 - 173
S.O. Omoikhoje*, I. Ekoigiawe and C.N. Igidi soomoikhojeaau@yahoo.com
Address : Department of Animal Science, Ambrose Alli University, P. M.B 14, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria

Abstract

In an 8-week feeding trial, four broiler starter and finisher diets that contained 0, 10, 20 and 30% roasted fluted pumpkin pod husk waste meal were randomly assigned to a total of 144 broilers in a completely randomized design to assess their performance and carcass traits. The results showed that only the average liveweight and daily weight gain were significantly (Ppkin pod husk waste meal is adequate in broiler diets for enhanced growth performance and carcass yield.

Keywords

Broilers Carcass yield Cost benefit Growth Pumpkin pod husk.

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