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Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Effect of feeding turmeric (Curcuma longa) powder on the meat quality of broilers

Author(s):
SS Raskar, DJ Bhagat, HR Agare, BG Desai and NT Chorage
Abstract:
An experiment was conducted on day-old and vaccinated 105 broiler chicks to investigate that the feeding of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) powder on the meat quality of broilers. In that experiment the treatments were depends upon the levels of turmeric powder (0.5%, 1%, 2% and 3%) and control group was served as basal diet. The broilers were divided into 5 groups (21 chicks per group). Meat quality of the birds were analyzed at the end of experiment. The results indicated that addition of turmeric powder caused significant (P<0.05) increase in carcass weight and dressing percentage. The results confirmed the beneficial effects of feeding curcuma longa powder to improve meat quality of broilers.
Pages: 52-55  |  431 Views  23 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SS Raskar, DJ Bhagat, HR Agare, BG Desai, NT Chorage. Effect of feeding turmeric (<em>Curcuma longa</em>) powder on the meat quality of broilers. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(1):52-55.
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