Effect of Strain and Sex on Carcass Characteristics of Three Commercial Broilers Reared in Deep Litter System in the Derived Savannah Area of Nigeria

@inproceedings{Ojedapo2013EffectOS,
  title={Effect of Strain and Sex on Carcass Characteristics of Three Commercial Broilers Reared in Deep Litter System in the Derived Savannah Area of Nigeria},
  author={L. O. Ojedapo and O. Akinokun and Tewogbade Adeoye Adedeji and T. B. Olayeni and Shehran Ahmed Haji Ameen and S. R. Amao},
  year={2013}
}
  • L. O. Ojedapo, O. Akinokun, +3 authors S. R. Amao
  • Published 2013
The effect of strain and sex on the carcass characteristic of three commercial broiler strains reared in deep litter was investigated. A total of 90 birds from Anak, WadiRoss and Ross strains (30 individual birds per strain and 15 individual per sex) were randomly taken as a representative sample and were slaughtered and carcass dissected manually. The parameters for all breeds and sexes studied included the weights of live body, carcass, shank, breast, drumstick and gizzard. Regarding to all… CONTINUE READING

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