International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


The Effect of Garlic (Allium sativum) as a Natural Feed Additive on the Growth Performance of Broiler Chickens
      Atuahene, C. C., Akowuah D. and Adjei, M. B.
Abstract: A Thirty five (35) day feeding trial was conducted to assess the effect of garlic on the growth performance of broiler chicken. One hundred and fifty-six unsexed Cobb 500 commercial broiler chicken of three weeks old were randomly allocated to four dietary treatments in a completely randomized Design (CRD), with three replicates of 13 birds each. The birds received the treatment diets as follows; the control (0%) and the supplemented diets containing 2.5%, 5.0% and 7.5% garlic powder (Allium sativum) for treatment T2, T3 and T4 respectively. Feed and water were supplied ad libitum. The parameters measured were; average feed intake (AFI), body weight gain (BWG), feed conversion ratio (FCR), mortality and performance index (PI).

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Atuahene, C. C., Akowuah D. and Adjei, M. B. (2018); The Effect of Garlic (Allium sativum) as a Natural Feed Additive on the Growth Performance of Broiler Chickens; Int J Sci Res Publ 8(2) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0218.php?rp=P747237
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