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Growth performance of colored (Hubbard) broiler chicken (Gallus domesticus) fed with commercial ration supplemented varying levels of frozen black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) under confined condition

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Niña Mae R. Villar

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.17( 2), 48-56, August 2020


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This study was conducted atcmU Poultry Production Project, Musuan, Maramag, Bukidnon to evaluate the effect of Black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) on the growth performance of colored broiler chickens. A total of 48-day old chicks regardless of sex were used in the study. These were randomly distributed into four treatments which were replicated three times with 4 birds per replication and these were observed for 38 days under supplementation of varying levels of Black soldier fly larvae (Hermitia illucens). The experimental treatments were as follows: Treatment 1- 100% commercial feeds (control), Treatment 2- 95% commercial feeds + 5% g Black soldier fly larvae, Treatment 3- 90% commercial feeds + 10% g Black soldier fly larvae, Treatment 4- 85% commercial feeds + 15% g Black soldier fly larvae, The result of this study revealed non-significant differences among treatment means on the average initial weight as well as the final weight, total weight gain, and average daily gain weight. A highly significant result was observed among treatment means at (P<0.05) in average feed consumption and average treatment consumption. A significant result was observed at (P<0.05) in feed efficiency.


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Growth performance of colored (Hubbard) broiler chicken (Gallus domesticus) fed with commercial ration supplemented varying levels of frozen black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens) under confined condition

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