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Effect of replacing groundnut cake by soybean meal on
performance of broilers -
V. N. Ghadge, B. T. Upase and P. V. Patil
Vet World. 2009; 2(5): 183-184
day old broiler chicks were randomly distributed in five groups
with two replicates. Soybean meal.at25, 50, 50 and 100percent
levels replaced groundnut cake of control diet. The overall data
indicated that the weight gain of birds fed with 75 percent
Soybean meal was significantly (p<0.01) higher than other
treatments Feed consumption was significantly (P<0.01) more at
75 percent Soybean meal replacement than other treatment diets.
Feed efficiency was best at 100 percent replacement as compared
to other treatment. The proximate composition revealed that CP,
EE, and total ash of Soybean meal were higher and CF, ME was
lower than groundnut cake. It may be inferred that Soybean may
be economical at 75 percent and 100 percent replacement.
cake, Soybean meal, Broilers, Performance.