Effects of Molasses Addition and(or) Pelleting on Nutritional Characteristics of Broiler Litter Processed by Ensiling or Deepstacking and Palatability Improvement by 'Hanwoo' During the Adjustment Period

육계분 혐기 또는 퇴적 발효 사료 제조 시 당밀 첨가 및 펠렛화가 사료영양적 가치 및 사료 적응기의 한우 기호성 개선에 미치는 영향

  • Kwak, W. S. (Animal Science, School of Life Resource and Environmental Science, College of Natural Sciences, Konkuk University) ;
  • Park, J. M. (Animal Science, School of Life Resource and Environmental Science, College of Natural Sciences, Konkuk University)
  • 곽완섭 (건국대학교 자연과학대학 생명자원환경과학부 축산학전공) ;
  • 박종문 (건국대학교 자연과학대학 생명자원환경과학부 축산학전공)
  • Published : 2003.02.28


This study was conducted in order to determine a proper level of molasses addition through the analysis of changes in appearance, nutritive and silage parameters before and after ensiling or deepstacking of broiler litter, to evaluate the effect of pelleting processed broiler litter and to develop methods to enhance palatability of broiler litter and reduce the adjustment period by ‘Hanwoo’ steers. Molasses addition was effective in ensiling and deepstacking of broiler litter and the proper addition level was about 5%. Changes in nutritive values of broiler litter by ensiling and deepstacking with or without molasses treatment were not great. Adding 5% molasses at deepstacking of broiler litter did not affect(P<0.05) in vitro digestion of dry matter and organic matter. Pelleting of broiler litter resulted in significant(P<0.05) moisture evaporation, organic matter reduction and nearly threefold increase of bulk density. Pelleting or molasses addition of broiler litter improved palatability by ‘Hanwoo’ steers and reduced the adjustment period by half(8-9 d).


Broiler litter;Ensiling;Deepstacking;Feed;Molasses;Pelleting


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