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Title: The Use of High Levels of Sorghum Grain in Diets for Broiler Chickens
Contributor(s): Bhuiyan, Momenuzzaman  (author); Iji, Paul  (author); Islam, Afm Fakhrul  (author); Mikkelsen, Lene L  (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/9149
Abstract: The use of sorghum grain in poultry feed is a relatively new practice in Australia, most probably due to the presence of tannin in previous unimproved varieties. Currently most Australian grown sorghums are tannin-free (Walker, 1999). There are reports that sorghum grain can be used as a grain source without compromising the chicken's performance (Macari et al., 2008). This study investigated the response of broiler chickens on sorghum-based diets with or without enzyme supplementation.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 17th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, Edinburgh, Scotland, 23rd - 27th August, 2009
Conference Details: 17th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, Edinburgh, Scotland, 23rd - 27th August, 2009
Source of Publication: 17th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition Proceedings & Abstracts, p. 240-241
Publisher: WPSA: World's Poultry Science Association
Place of Publication: Scotland
Field of Research (FOR): 070204 Animal Nutrition
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 830309 Poultry
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
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