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Growth Performance, Carcass Traits and Meat Quality in Broilers, Fed Flaxseed Meal
- Mridula, D. (Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology) ;
- Kaur, Daljeet (Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University) ;
- Nagra, S.S. (Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University) ;
- Barnwal, P. (Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology) ;
- Gurumayum, Sushma (Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology) ;
- Singh, K.K. (ADG (PE), ICAR, New Delhi and Ex-Head, FG&OP Division)
- Received : 2011.05.06
- Accepted : 2011.08.04
- Published : 2011.12.01
The effect of flaxseed meal on broiler performance, carcass characteristics, alpha-linolenic acid contents, and organoleptic characteristics of chicken meat was studied during a 42 day experiment. Broiler chicks were randomly allotted to 4 experimental groups and fed iso-energetic and iso-nitrogenous diets containing flaxseed meal at 0, 5, 10 and 15%. Flaxseed meal did not affect the weekly body weight of broiler chicks during the first two weeks but thereafter weekly body weight reduced among flaxseed meal groups. At the end of
Flaxseed Meal;Broiler;Growth Performance;Alpha-linolenic Acid
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