The Influence of Feed Grains in Broiler Diets: Wheat Versus Maize in The Context of Reduced-Crude Protein Diets
S. GREENHALGH 1, S.Y. LIU 1, P.V. CHRYSTAL 1,2 and P.H. SELLE 1 / 1 Poultry Research Foundation, School of Life and Environmental Science, The University of Sydney, Camden NSW 2570, Australia; 2 Baiada Poultry, Pendle Hill, NSW, Australia.
I. INTRODUCTIONGlobally, maize and wheat are the major cereal grains used in broiler feed. Maize is predominant in Asia and the Americas, whereas wheat is in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Extensive research has been undertaken in refining dietary strategies to optimise broiler performance when offered reduced crude protein (CP) diets. In feed, these grains have been optimized by the inclusion...