Chemical Composition and the Feeding Value of Azolla ( Azolla pinnata ) Meal for Egg-Type Chicks

  title={Chemical Composition and the Feeding Value of Azolla ( Azolla pinnata ) Meal for Egg-Type Chicks},
  author={O. M Nee Olukosi Alalade and Eustace Ayemere Iyayi},
Biochemical and nutritional studies were carried out to evaluate the potential of Azolla (Azolla pinnata R. Brown) meal, AZM, as a feed resource in the diet of egg-type chicks. In a completely randomized design, 30 two weeks old Nera brown chicks were assigned to each of the four dietary treatments containing 0, 5, 10 and 15% azolla meal. Chemical analysis indicated that azolla meal contained (%DM) 21.4 crude protein, 12.7 crude fibre, 2.7 ether extract, 16.2 ash and 47.0 carbohydrate. A gross… CONTINUE READING


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