Expanding Rural Poultry Production through thr Use of Low Cost Cassava Fruit Coat as Alternative Fibre Source for broilers

@inproceedings{Iyayi2004ExpandingRP,
  title={Expanding Rural Poultry Production through thr Use of Low Cost Cassava Fruit Coat as Alternative Fibre Source for broilers},
  author={Eustace Ayemere Iyayi and Folasade Kehinde Fayoyin},
  year={2004}
}
The replacement value of a by-product of cassava harvesting – cassava fruit coat (CFC) meal for wheat bran (WB) for broiler production was investigated. CFC was produced by milling dried cassava fruits often discarded after harvesting the roots and stems. The CFC meal was used to replace 25, 50, 75 and 100% wheat bran (w/w) in a basal diet for broilers. Seventy-five one-week old broiler chicks were distributed into 15 pens each holding 5 birds. Each of the 5 experimental diets was allocated at… CONTINUE READING

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