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  • The Effect of Dietary Clove Oil on Broiler Performance
  • year : 2011
  • How to cite : , 2011 , 5 (7) ,pp: 49-51
  • Abstract : This study was carried out to determine the effect of addition different levels of clove oil, as a natural growth promoter, on broiler the performance .105 unsexed, 7day-old commercial broiler chicks (Ross 308) were divided randomly into five groups, each group was subdivided into three replicates with seven chicks per each. The control diet was formulated to meet the nutrient requirements of broiler chicks (A),diet B was supplement with antibiotic(0.01),diets C,D and E were the control diet supplemented with 200,400 and 600mg/kg clove oil respectively. The diets were prepared freshly each day. Results showed that chicks fed on 600mg/kg clove oil recorded more in feed intake and body weight compared to both control and antibiotic groups ,but this increase was not significant (p<0.05). For feed conversion ratio (FCR) and body weight gain (BWG) chicks fed on diet with antibiotic recorded numerically the best value. Chicks fed on diets contain clove oil recorded the lowest rate of mortality compared to control group.
  • Author :
  • Mukhtar Ahmed Mukhtar
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