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Effect of Phytate Phosphorus on the Utilisation of Rice Bran in Broiler Chickens)

Ukil, Md. Asaduzzaman (1999) Effect of Phytate Phosphorus on the Utilisation of Rice Bran in Broiler Chickens). PhD thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Rice bran (RB) is a by-product of rice milling industry and is produced in many parts of the world including Malaysia. It is a high energy source for both ruminant and nonruminant animals with a crude protein content of 12-13%. Its fibre content is about 7-16%. Rice bran is also rich in phytate phosphorus (pP) which is not easily available to poultry. This study examines the utilisation of pP by broiler chickens fed RB based diets at the finishing stage. The role of phytase enzyme and vitamin D3 in improving the utilisation of pP was also examined. Two growth trials were carried out with 21 day-old broiler chickens to determine the effects of replacing com with RB on their performance. It was found that the performance of birds were adversely affected when RB was included at 45% level. The results obtained from these two studies suggest that RB can be included up to 35% in the diet of broiler chicken without any adverse effects on their performance.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Subject:Phytic acid
Subject:Rice bran - Processing
Chairman Supervisor:Associate Professor Abdul Razak Alimon, PhD
Call Number:FP 1999 19
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Agriculture
ID Code:10441
Deposited By: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Deposited On:11 Apr 2011 03:39
Last Modified:11 Apr 2011 03:41

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