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Growth response and haematological indices of broiler chickens fed corn -soya based diets supplemented with or without protease enzyme.

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This study was conducted to evaluate the growth response and haematological indices of broiler chickens fed corn-soya based diets supplemented with or without protease enzyme. Two hundred and forty (240) one-day old Arbo-acre broiler chickens were assigned to six dietary treatments. Each dietary group had 40 birds with 4 replicates of 10 birds each. Experimental diet were formulated such that Diet 1, 3, & 5 containing 100% Soybean meal (100%SBM), 50% Soybean meal and 50%Full fat soya(50:50:FFS:SBM), 100% Full fat soya (100%FFS) respectively. Diet 2, 4, &6 contain 100%SBMwith Protease enzyme, 50:50:FFS:SBM with Protease enzyme and 100%FFS with Protease enzyme respectively . Data were collected on growth performance and haematological indices of broiler chickens fed dietary treatment. Data generated were subjected to Analysis of Variance using the General Linear Model of SAS 2000. The result shows that the main effect of soya bean type and enzyme supplementation had effect on final weight, average feed intake (bird/day) and total feed intake. Birds fed 100%FFS had significantly higher final weight values compared to those that were fed birds fed 50%SBM:50% FFS. The  interaction  effect showed that final weight, total feed intake, average total feed intake and feed conversion ratio recorded were significantly (P<0.05) influenced by the dietary treatment.  Birds fed 100% FFS supplemented with Protease Enzyme and birds fed 50%SBM:50%FFS had a significantly higher values compared to those fed 100% SBM and 50%SBM:50%FFS supplemented with Protease enzyme. Feed conversion ratio is significantly (P<0.05) influenced by the treatment, birds fed 100%FFS supplemented with Protease enzyme had the least value of 1.40 with the best performance. The haematological indices showed that all the parameters measured were not significantly (P>0.05) influenced by the Soya bean type. It is therefore concluded that formulation of broiler diet with 100% Full fat soya with protease enzyme improved final weight of broilers chickens.

CHAPTER ONE 
1.0  INTRODUCTION             11
1.1 Justification 13
1.2.1 Broad objectives  14
1.2.2 Specific objectives 14

CHAPTER TWO
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 15
2.1 Importance of poultry industry in Nigeria 15
2.2 Poultry breeds 162.3 Importance of Soya 16
2.4 Utilization of Soyabean 17
2.5 Uses of Full fat soya 18
2.6 Protease enzyme 19
2.7 Nutrient Requirements of Broiler chickens 20
2.7.1 Energy Requirements of Broiler chickens 20
2.7.2 Water Requirements of Broiler chickens 21
2.7.3 Minerals Requirements of Broiler chickens 22
2.7.4 Protein Requirements of Broiler chickens 23
2.7.5 Vitamins Requirements of Broiler chickens 24

CHAPTER THREE
3.0 Materials and methods 25
3.1 Experimental Animal and Management 25
3.2 Experimental designs 26
3.3 Experimental diets 263.4 Data collection 29
3.5 Growth performance characteristics 29
3.5.1 Weekly feed intake 293.5.2 Weight gain 29
3.5.3 Feed conversion ratio 293.6 Haematological measurements 29
3.6.1 Packed cell volume 303.6.2 Heamaglobin 30
3.6.3 White blood cell 303.6.4 Red blood cell 31
3.6.5 Mean corpuscular haemoglobin 31
3.6.6 Mean corpuscular volume 31
3.6.7 Monocyte 32
3.7 Statistical Analysis 32
3.8 Statistical Model 32

CHAPTER FOUR
4.0 Results and Discussion 33

CHAPTER FIVE
5.1 Conclusion 47
5.2 Recommendation 47
REFERENCES 
Growth response and haematological indices of broiler chickens fed corn -soya based diets supplemented with or without protease enzyme.

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