Influence of Tamarind Pulp on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens

Tuwanga Joseph 4 PAGES (2550 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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A study  was conducted to  determine the influence  of  an  aqueous  solution  of  tamarind  pulp  on  growth  and carcass characteristics of  broiler chickens.  One  hundred  and  sixty,  one  week  old broilers were  divided into  4 treatment  groups replicated  4  times in  a completely  randomized design.  The control  group  was  given  0g/L tamarind pulp (TP) while  the other groups  received 20g/L,  30g/L  and 40g/L  tamarind pulp in  drinking  water. Feed and water were provided  ad  libitum  throughout  the  49  days  experimental  period. Results  showed a  significant  (P<0.05) decrease in  feed  intake  with  increased  tamarind  pulp. The  group that  was  given 30g/L  TP  had higher (P<0.05)  final weight, body  weight  gain  and feed  efficiency. There were no significant  (P<0.05)  difference observed for water intake, slaughter weight,  dressed  weight  and  dressing  percentage.  Tamarind pulp  had significant  (P<0.05)  influence on  all cut-  up  parts.  It was concluded  that  aqueous solution  of  30g/L tamarind  pulp  in  drinking  water will improve performance without  adverse  effects  on  carcass measurements  of  broiler chickens. 

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APA

Tuwanga, J (2020). Influence of Tamarind Pulp on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens. Afribary.com: Retrieved July 06, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/511-514

MLA 8th

Joseph, Tuwanga. "Influence of Tamarind Pulp on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 23 Jun. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/511-514 . Accessed 06 Jul. 2020.

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Joseph, Tuwanga. "Influence of Tamarind Pulp on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 23 Jun. 2020. Web. 06 Jul. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/511-514 >.

Chicago

Joseph, Tuwanga. "Influence of Tamarind Pulp on Growth and Carcass Characteristics of Broiler Chickens" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed July 06, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/511-514