Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered ten equivalent diets based on three grain sorghum varieties as determined by response surface mixture design

Published on: 08/24/2016
Author/s : S.Y. Liu, a; H.H. Truong, a, b; A. Khoddami, c; A.F. Moss, a; P.C. Thomson, d; T.H. Roberts, c; P.H. Selle, a; / a Poultry Research Foundation, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Australia b Poultry Cooperative Research Centre, University of New England, Australia c Plant Breeding Institute, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, University of Sydney, Australia d Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Australia

1. Introduction At times, sorghum provides, either partially or entirely, the feed grain base in Australian pig and poultry diets but it has been associated with sub-optimal or inconsistent growth performance in broiler chickens (Selle et al., 2010a; Liu et al., 2015a). A beneficial characteristic for including sorghum in broiler diets is as a source of energy, which is mainly derived from starc...

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Silvestre Charraga Silvestre Charraga
Médico Veterinario Zootecnista
August 24, 2016

It is a reality that today commercial phytase added to the feed help counter the effect of phytate and, in combination with other carbohydrases and proteases, the ingredient's digestability is favored. However, it is important to make sure that the enzymes resist the manufacturing process and/or guarantee an adecuate and homogeneous dispersion in the feed. For that, it should be requested that the provider monitor the enzymes (i.e. stability test).

daglish olawale daglish olawale
July 27, 2020
How can I apply it. The won for layers, broiler, and egg masters
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