Effect of Dietary Inclusion of Aflatoxin B1 and Ochratoxin A Alone or in Combination on Carcass Traits and Organ Weights in Broiler Chickens
Mamta Sharma, AB Mandal and Ram Singh. / Avian Nutrition and Feed Technology Division, ICAR-Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar-243122 (U.P.) India. *Present Address: Principal Scientist, Buffalo Nutrition Division, ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar-125001 (Haryana). India.
AbstractTo evaluate the impact of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), ochratoxin A (OTA) and their interactions on carcass traits and organ weights, day-old broiler chicks (n=288) were divided into 9 treatment groups (T1: control; T2: T1 + 150 ppb AFB1; T3: T1 + 300 ppb AFB1; T4: T1 + 150 ppb OTA; T5: T1 + 250 ppb OTA; T6: T1 + 150 ppb AFB1 + 150 ppb OTA; T7: T1 + 150 ppb AFB1 + 250 ppb OTA; T8: T1 + 300 ppb AFB...