Substitution of finger millet (Eleusine coracana) and bulrush millet (Pennisetum typhoides) for maize in broiler feeds

@inproceedings{Abate1984SubstitutionOF,
  title={Substitution of finger millet (Eleusine coracana) and bulrush millet (Pennisetum typhoides) for maize in broiler feeds},
  author={Alessandro Abate and Miguel G{\'o}mez},
  year={1984}
}
  • Alessandro Abate, Miguel Gómez
  • Published 1984
  • Biology
  • Abstract The first experiment was conducted to determine acceptability levels and growth performance when bulrush millet or finger millet was substituted for maize at 0, 20, 40 or 60% in both broiler starter and finisher feeds. The chicks fed on the bulrush millet diets had the highest overall body weight gain of 1649 g per chick at 55 days. Performance on the finger millet diets was comparable to that on maize. In view of the higher protein content in the bulrush millet tested, subsequent… CONTINUE READING

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